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All NFL teams, even the most dominant ones, go through ebbs and flows throughout the season. No team is ever unstoppable for an entire year, just as no team is ever incompetent for 17 straight games. That’s the beauty of the NFL.

The Philadelphia Eagles, after starting the season 8-0 and looking unbeatable most of the way, went through their rough patch in the middle of November. Jalen Hurts and Co. lost to the Washington Commanders and barely squeaked by the Indianapolis Colts while looking fallible for the first time all season. Since that discouraging stretch, the Eagles have exploded for 123 points and 1,390 yards over their last three games.

Philly’s offense looks invincible right now, and it’s only going to improve thanks to the impending return of Dallas Goedert.

The Eagles offense looks unstoppable right now

So much for the NFL starting to figure out the Eagles offense.

After mustering just 21 points against the Commanders and 17 points against the Colts in back-to-back weeks, Philadelphia has ripped off three straight dominant offensive performances in a row.

In Week 12, the Eagles tore through the Green Bay Packers for 363 rushing yards and 500 total yards of offense. The following Sunday, they switched gears and threw for 383 yards against the Tennessee Titans. And last week, they rode a balanced attack to 437 yards of offense and a season-high 48 points against the New York Giants.

Philly scored at least 35 points in all three games, and it punted just eight times over that span. Jalen Hurts has never looked more confident in the pocket, the offensive line is dominating the point of attack in both phases of the game, and head coach Nick Sirianni and offensive coordinator Shane Steichen continue to find creative ways to move the ball.

This is the most unstoppable offense in the NFL right now, and it’s only going to get better.

The Eagles are about to receive a major boost with Dallas Goedert’s return

Dallas Goedert and Jalen Hurts celebrate during a game.
Dallas Goedert and Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles react against the Washington Commanders | Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

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The Eagles have made scoring points look effortless over the past three weeks. More impressively, though, they’ve been doing it without one of the most integral pieces of their offense.

Dallas Goedert, who ranked third on the team in catches (43), second in receiving yards (544), and second in receiving touchdowns (three) through nine games, has missed the last four weeks due to a shoulder injury. He was placed on IR after the loss to the Commanders.

On Wednesday morning, the Eagles announced in a tweet that the team has opened the 21-day practice window for Goedert. The star tight end is now eligible to return to the field this Sunday against the Chicago Bears.

This offense can’t operate to its maximum potential without Goedert. Not only is he Philly’s most dangerous weapon in the middle of the field, but he’s also the most effective catch-and-run option in the screen game and an excellent run-blocker.

The playbook will open up even more with Goedert back on the field, and that’s bad news for the four teams remaining on the Eagles’ schedule.