A nightmare playing over and over again. They also take a seven-game road losing streak into this contest. They demonstrated their new-found might along the defensive line, racking up 16 sacks, 13.5 of which came from the defensive line. "He extended the drives". Wentz was overwhelmed with pressure on numerous occasions that he dropped back to pass. "I think we're better than that up front".
Upgraded wide receivers: This will be the Eagles' first game with their revamped wide receiver corps.
If you're going to take some gambles with your career, maybe an omniscient presence is the right guy to ask for advice. I'm excited just as the fan base is to see what he has in the tank. "He's a special kid".
Likewise, Cousins had no problem answering to the game's final play of any import, but he knows the Redskins have more substantive questions heading into a West Coast showdown with the Los Angeles Rams (1-0) and former offensive coordinator Sean McVay next Sunday. He was comfortable enough throwing 39 times, and he was sacked just twice.
The offensive line is more than glad to have offensive tackle Lane Johnson back. "He's special. He's dynamic. He's a special player".
According to National Football League rulebook, the "Cousins fumble" should instead be called an #Incomplete Pass, giving the Redskins another chance to complete their possession. At times, his accuracy simply wasn't there. See how Twitter reacted to the play.
On Tuesday, Wentz appeared at Eastern University's Olson Field with two of his teammates to discuss their faiths with The Associated Press' sports writer Rob Maaddi and his co-hosts during a live episode of the "Faith on the Field" AM radio show. For all of Wentz being a "magician" to Agholor, there's plenty to work on as Pederson called the offense "just OK". "My confidence is great because I'm blessed, and every day I get an opportunity to play this game".
Anyone who goes to Wentz's twitter profile will know nearly immediately that he's serious about his faith.
"It's always tough to lose somebody like that", Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks said. Trust me, it feels like a long, long, long, long time ago. That can be really frustrating, talking to our defense a lot during the spring. "He kept us on the field".
"For him, this is the first step of the type of receiver he can be and will be for us, " coach Doug Pederson said.
Series notes: This meeting will be the 165th game between these two storied franchises. Majority made his life easier Sunday. And it was something to watch. The good thing about Alshon is he's got the speed to beat you vertically but he's got the strength to catch all the intermediate stuff and run after the catch. "It's important that we have guys who can play multiple positions".