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-KICKOFF COVERAGE’S: HISTORY OF THE 32 IN 32-
WITH STEVE VAN BUREN LEADING THE WAY, EAGLES GO TO THEIR FIRST NFL TITLE GAME IN THEIR FRANCHISE’S HISTORY, LOSE THE NFL CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE CARDINALS:
Led by Van Buren and Neale, the Eagles became a serious competitor for the first time. They had their first winning season as a separate team in 1944. After two more second-place finishes (1945 and 1946), the Eagles reached the NFL title gamefor the first time in 1947. Van Buren, end Pete Pihos and Bosh Pritchard fought valiantly, but the young team fell to theChicago Cardinals, 28-21, at Chicago's Comiskey Park.