Do the Eagles win when they wear their black jerseys? A game-by-game history

The Eagles are pulling out all the stops for their must-win game against the New York Giants this Monday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Just like last season, when the Giants came to Philadelphia in Week 6 for a primetime matchup, the Eagles will be wearing their all black jerseys this Monday, calling the game a “black out.”

The stunt worked, along with one of the best games of the season from the team, leading to a 27-0 win.

The black jerseys have not always, however, meant an automatic “W” for the Eagles.

Debuted in 2003, the Eagles have worn the black jerseys 13 times, sometimes with white pants, sometimes with green pants, and most recently, with black pants.

How have their faired in their alternate jerseys?

Check out the game-by-game history.

A game-by-game look at the Eagles’ history wearing their black jerseys.

The Eagles first debuted their black jerseys against, you guessed it, the Giants in 2003.The Eagles won their first game in their new black jerseys, 28-10.

The Eagles wore their black jerseys twice during the 2003 season, losing this Week 16 matchup to the San Francisco 49ers, 31-28.

The Eagles wore their black jerseys during the debut season of wide receiver Terrell Owens, and won this matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, 15-10, in Week 7.

In addition to honoring team legend Reggie White on their helmets, the Eagles wore their black jerseys in a 38-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Eagles kicker David Akers made a field goal late in the game to clinch a 23-20 win over the Oakland Raiders, despite suffering a hamstring injury earlier in the game.

Eagles fans likely want to forget this one — a 42-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks during the 2005 season.

This was another ugly one, as the Eagles lose 31-13 to the Tennessee Titans in this 2006 matchup.

The Eagles wore their black jerseys on Thanksgiving in 2008, beating the Cardinals 48-20 in a win that many feel propelled them to the NFC Championship that year.

The Eagles won this 2009 matchup against the Washington Redskins 27 -24, aided by this touchdown run by running back Eldra Buckley.

The Eagles lost to the Atlanta Falcons 30-17 in 2012, one of eight straight losses on their way to a 4-12 season, the last coached by Andy Reid.

With quarterback Nick Foles at the helm, the Eagles won a critical late-season game over the Arizona Cardinals, 24-21

The Eagles sacked quarterback Eli Manning time-and-time again during this Week 6 matchup in 2014, winning 27-0.

The Eagles needed this late-season game against the Seattle Seahawks in 2014, but weren’t able to get it, losing 24-14…..Overall, the Eagles are 7-6 in their 13 games wearing the black jersey.

There were plenty of encouraging signs in the Eagles’ blowout win over the Saints. From Fletcher Cox’s dominance to Josh Huff’s emergence, the Eagles showed what they’re capable of doing. Now the question is: Can they do it again vs. the Giants?

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