By Max Harper

Leave it to NBC Sports Peter King to put yesterday’s Eagles blowout of the Niners into some historical perspective, making an implied comparison to the dominant 1985 Bears:

Before he became Eagles head coach in 1986, Buddy Ryan was Chicago’s DC, and the Bears lost one regular season game before beating the Giants 21-0, the Rams 24-0 and the Pats 46-10 in the playoffs and Super Bowl.

So the Eagles go into the Super Bowl on one of the best runs in recent history:

16-3 overall, with two of the losses coming in games Hurts didn’t start because of a bum shoulder. The Eagles are 16-1 with Hurts playing—including 38-7 and 31-7 playoff steamrollings of the Giants and 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field in the last two weekends.

Make no mistake:

These Eagles are deep and dangerous, and it will take the best game of their season by the Kansas City Chiefs to beat them in Super Bowl LVII in 13 days.

What was most interesting Sunday—echoing the rout of the Giants—was the dominance of Philadelphia on both sides of the ball. Remember last week, after the win over the Giants, when I witnessed this in the post-game scrum inside the Eagles’ inner sanctum:

“My dad’s here tonight,” Sirianni said after the game, nodding in the direction of his father, “and the first thing he told me when I got into coaching was, ‘It’s always about the O-line and the D-line.’”

Just then, the architect of the two lines and the rest of the roster, GM Howie Roseman, walked by to congratulate Sirianni.

“Howie!” Sirianni yelled. “All about the O-line, D-line, baby!”

“All about the O-line, D-line!” Roseman said.

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