Philadelphia gave up 270 total yards in the first half, and were shredded by Washington’s second year quarterback Sam Howell, yet the Birds only trail 17-10.
Terry McLaurin strikes again
McLaurin has dominated the Eagles since entering the NFL and he struck early against James Bradberry.
— Jaime Eisner (@JaimeEisner) October 29, 2023
McLaurin entered entered the matchup with 53 catches for 784 yards in nine games played against Philadelphia.
In the first half, Scary Terry has 3 catches for 40 yards and a touchdown.
Eagles hurting at DT
Milton Williams was forced inside early-on, while Jalen Carter exited and has yet to return, while Jordan Davis is dealing with a hamstring injury.
Robinson put the Commanders in scoring position with this 29-yard run, the longest against the Eagles this season.
— Chad Ryan (@ChadwikoTWW) October 29, 2023
Eagles in the red zone
Philadelphia was 1-2 on their red zone trips, while going 4-6 on third downs.
Sam Howell tossed two first quarter touchdown passes, both on blown coverages, with Jahan Dotson getting in on the action.
Eagles getting no pressure on Sam Howell
This was the one stat to watch, and at the two minute warning, the Eagles have zero sacks on Washington quarterback Sam Howell.
Entering today, Howell was the most sacked QB in the league, sacked on 14% of his dropbacks.
Howell was 24-26 passing, for 226 yards and 2 touchdowns with a 128 QBR.
Eagles hold with Commanders in scoring position
Bad teams make stupid decision, and with Washington up 14-3, Ron Rivera chose a fourth down attempt over a field goal try and it almost resulted in James Bradberry interception.
Kenneth Gainwell fumbles
Gainwell has two carries for -4 yards and the fumble.
Kenneth Gainwell fumbled and the Commanders take over! pic.twitter.com/k3lInyIU8n
— Arye Pulli (@AryePulli) October 29, 2023
Hurts was an efficient 20-25 passing, for 179 yards, and 1 touchdown, with a 109.8 QBR.
Tyler Steen sees key snaps
Tyler Steen saw key snaps after Sua Opeta was forced to exit with an injury.
Eagles pass catchers
A.J. Brown has 6 catches for 88 yards and a spectacular touchdown, while DeVonta Smith has 3 catches for 42 yards.
Dallas Goedert has 3 catches for 20 yards.