There's something about wearing all black, under the bright lights of Lincoln Financial Field that just gets the Eagles going.
"It's one of those things where if you look good, you're going to play good," Brandon Graham said with a smile Thursday.
In Week 6, the Eagles beat the Giants 27-7, under the lights, and wearing all black.
The Cardinals come to town and are no strangers to facing the 'jet black Birds.'
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Two times previously Philly has used the strategy on Arizona and each time netted the Eagles a victory. The team went wore black uniform tops for their Thanksgiving game against Arizona in 2008 winning 48-20. Just two years ago, the Eagles again wore black and defeated Arizona 24-21. Both of those wins helped the Eagles make runs to the playoffs.
There has to be a reason why black is such a good color on the Eagles.
"For me, I love looking good in the uniform," Graham said. "There's something about it. There's something about looking good, feeling good, you usually end up playing good. And playing good turns into winning."