When the Eagles unveil their first Super Bowl banner in franchise history in Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season, they will do it against the team they defeated in the NFC Championship Game.
— Howard Eskin (@howardeskin) March 19, 2018
In addition to this being the NFC Champ. Game rematch, this game will also feature the debut of Kirk Cousins, who received a fully guaranteed $84 million contract.
The NFL is coming off a season where they saw TV ratings fall, they are hoping this Thursday Night opener becomes the start of what the league hopes to be a bounce back year for TV ratings.