Who wins NFL season opener: Falcons or Eagles?

The Morning Show crew gives their picks for tonight's Week 1 matchup

Wendy Adams
September 06, 2018 - 10:33 am

© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Categories: 

We finally get real football tonight as our Atlanta Falcons are in Philadelphia to take on the Eagles in the NFL's season opener tonight.

If that's not enough to get you hyped, maybe this new "Welcome to Atlanta" remix the team released yesterday may do the trick. It's been 16 years since the release of the original "Welcome to Atlanta" with Ludacris and Jermaine Dupri, and now we get an all Falcons version:

Now, to the good stuff: The predictions.

As you may be aware of, our own Morning Show host Hugh Douglas spent five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles as a defensive end so you may understand why he's conflicted. However, his pick and score prediction may surprise you (and the rest of his beloved Eagles fans:

John: Falcons, 31-21

Wendy: Falcons, 34-16

Arthur: Falcons 20-17

Daryle: Eagles, 20-17

Hugh Douglas: 

And his score prediction: 31-17

Rise Up!