The Eagles turned a game that should have put the St. Louis Rams away early into a contest that went down to the wire. Once holding a commanding 34-7 lead, the Rams went on a 21-0 run in the second half to come to an uncomfortably close 34-28. All this while St. Louis was led by Austin Davis, a quarterback making only his fourth start.
The cartoon above perfectly illustrates the experience of every single Philadelphia Eagles fan, every game this year, courtesy of Rob Tornoe of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Seriously, though. There has to be an easier way. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles survive heart attack-inducing late comeback by St. Louis Rams’
Time for Shady to get things started.
As the 3-1 Philadelphia Eagles prepare to face-off against the 1 -2 St. Louis Rams this afternoon at the Linc, questions abound. Will the offensive line return to some of its former glory with the return of Lane Johnson from his suspension? And please, oh please: Is this the game when LeSean McCoy will FINALLY turn up and get something going?
Rams quarterback Austin Davis, though inexperienced in the NFL, has completed 72% of his passes in three starts. The Birds defense is ranked just 23rd against the pass in the league, and according to ProFootballFocus, Cary Williams is the most targeted corner in the league since 2011. That said, the Rams are not a team filled with offensive weapons, so if Philadelphia can stand firm and not give up big plays, they should be able to contain whatever the Rams try to get going. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ goal against the Rams: Get LeSean McCoy going’