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NFL Preseason 2014: 5 Bold Predictions For New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles

NFL Preseason 2014: 5 Bold Predictions For Jets vs. Eagles

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The New York Jets are set to face off against the Philadelphia Eagles to end the NFL preseason for both teams. Take a look at five bold predictions for this game!

5. Chip Kelly Exploits Jets' Defensive Secondary

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5. Chip Kelly Exploits Jets' Defensive Secondary

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Head coach Chip Kelly knows how to exploit defenses when they have a key weakness. It's no secret that the Jets have some major question marks on their defensive secondary that's been hit with devastating injuries and keeps getting worse over time. Expect to see the Eagles' offense hit the Jets hard right where it hurts with fast aerial attacks.

4. Matt Barkley Will Continue To Struggle

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4. Matt Barkley Will Continue To Struggle

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Quarterback Matt Barkley has been given the green light to start against the Jets and will do his best to try and prove his worth. Expect to see him continue to struggle as the Jets' defense is always known for getting to the quarterback and rushing passing decisions on the field.

3. Ground & Pound Offense Will Continue To Shine

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3. Ground & Pound Offense Will Continue To Shine

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The Jets have a great carousel of athletes at running back and will showcase it against the Eagles. Expect to see a big dose of the Jets running the football as they are committed to wearing down every defense that stands in front of them. They should easily rack up over 120-plus yards, if not more from guys like Chris Johnson, Bilal Powell and Chris Ivory.

2. Depth Players Working Hard To Secure Spots

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2. Depth Players Working Hard To Secure Spots

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The Eagles will be sitting their starters and main backups in order to give depth and positional players plenty of reps to earn final roster spots. Expect to see players like running back Matthew Tucker and wide receiver Jeff Maehl to really bring the thunder for the Eagles' high-octane offense.

1. Michael Vick Shines In Homecoming Game

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1. Michael Vick Shines In Homecoming Game

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Players who play against their former teams tend to muster up some inner emotions that translate into great performances. Expect to see a big game out of quarterback Michael Vick as he's starting and will likely get a huge amount of playing time. He will be determined to show he still has some gas left in the tank, and that he can still keep up with the best of them in the NFL.

Luis Tirado Jr. is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google