Win over 'Skins boosts Eagles' Super Bowl odds

Vick
Vick
Posted: September 12, 2013

IT WAS ONLY one win, but it's already had a profound effect on the Eagles' season.

On Monday night, the Eagles debuted their hypersonic offense in a 33-27 win over the Redskins. Less than 24 hours later, the Birds' Super Bowl odds dramatically improved.

At the start of the season, Daily News handicapper Vegas Vic had the Birds' odds to win the Super Bowl at 50-1. Now, he has them at 30-1. And some national oddsmakers have them as low at 25-1.

The win also affected after-market ticket prices, according to an online site.

Yesterday, according to TicketCity.com, demand for tickets to the next three Eagles home games increased by more than 200 percent compared with the 30-day average.

In an email, TicketCity reported that the average ticket price for the next three home games is $189, or "20 percent higher than the average sale price to date."

All that after just one win. Makes you wonder what will happen if the Eagles beat the Chargers on Sunday.

KISS my . . .

KISS bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley appeared on "Today" yesterday to promote the Los Angeles Kiss, the Arena Football League team they co-own.

Talk eventually turned to whether the offer they recently made to Tim Tebow was legitimate.

Stanley gave a thoughtful, albeit predictable answer, saying: "It really wasn't about publicity, he would be great for the sport. He's a great citizen, he's a great role model, there are some athletes who are questionable, certainly he isn't one of them."

Instead of holding his famous tongue, Simmons took shots at both Michael Vick and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

"Why not?," Simmons said "Better to have more Tim Tebows in football than guys who are abusing their dogs and are up for murder."

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