David Murphy: Foles vs. Wentz in the playoffs? Eagles clinching the playoffs with five wins? These projections are too close not to call

It was 4 a.m., the whiskey was gone, and Steve Kornacki was looking like he’d need to be forcibly removed from the touch screen. While hitting refresh on Twitter for the 263rd time, my trembling cursor flashed across a little piece of news that I’d somehow missed. Chris Mortensen was reporting that the NFL competition committee was considering a contingency plan that would expand the NFL playoff field to 16 teams.Upon hearing the news of this literal moving of the goalposts, my first thought was, “Great! More football!” My second thought was, “Where the heck are they going to find 16 playoff-w…

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