Pats-Eagles point spread largest ever not involving expansion team
Updated: November 20, 2007, 4:25 PM ETBy Sal Paolantonio | ESPN.com
PHILADELPHIA -- Just three seasons after being separated by just three points in Super Bowl XXXIX, the gap between the Patriots and Eagles has widened to historic proportions: Philly is a 23½-point underdog.That is the largest point spread for an NFL game that does not involve an expansion team, according to odds-making experts in Las Vegas. On Dec. 5, 1976, the expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers were 24-point underdogs to the defending Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. ...
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