DeVonta Smith: 'I feel like I can be a whole lot better' First-round pick DeVonta Smith led the Eagles with a franchise rookie record 916 receiving yards to go along with a team-best 64 catches and five touchdowns in 2021. Among all rookie wide receivers, Smith finished second in yards per catch (14.3), third in receiving yards, and fourth in receptions. Yet, Smith felt as though there was "some stuff I left out there" when recapping his rookie season with the media on Monday.
Plus, having over $13 million in cap space currently, they are likely able to make some moves this offseason to help improve their team. Fixes to help Philadelphia’s chances at winning Super Bowl 57 3. Establish a healthy run/pass mix – and stick to it Philadelphia entered the 2021 season with an eye towards establishing the passing attack as their main means of obtaining offensive success.
And since that play got wiped out by a penalty, he didn’t have his first catch until 1:13 in the second quarter. There’s just no good excuse for this. Nick Sirianni and Jalen Hurts both deserve blame.