Source: Eagles to kick off 2018 vs. Falcons

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ESPN.com—The Eagles will open their first Super Bowl defense when they host the Falcons to start the 2018 NFL regular season, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Reports: NFL to kick off 2018 season with Eagles-Falcons. The Philadelphia Eagles will kick off the 2018 NFL regular season by hosting the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, Sept. 6, according to multiple media reports. The opening game of the Eagles' defense of their Super Bowl title was first reported by Philly.com on Thursday and confirmed later in the day by ESPN. Philadelphia, which beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII, started their playoff run with a 15-10 victory over Atlanta in the NFC divisional...