Week one did not go well for the Philadelphia Eagles. The right side of their offensive line turned into a turnstile for the Washington defense. Philly goes back to the drawing board this week in hopes of rebounding against the Los Angeles Rams.
What Needs To Be Corrected.
Chase Young sacks Carson Wentz — the first of many for the No. 2 overall pick.pic.twitter.com/hvZF2dpn2w— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) September 13, 2020
First and foremost the Eagles need to sure up protection. Lane Johnson is set to return so that is a major upgrade from last week. They have no chance of winning if they allow another 8 sacks and turn the ball over multiple times. Furthermore, Carson Wentz has to play better. His refusal to throw the ball away on dead plays led to disaster in week one he has to fix that. Wentz holds the ball for way too long and good defenses have taken notice.
What To Expect.
You can expect a shoot out. In the last two meetings between these teams there have been no shortage of points. While winning both matchups the Eagles averaged 36.5 points per game. There is no reason not to expect the same come Sunday. Both teams have weapons on the outside and running games that can find the end zone in goal line situations. So look for a high scoring affair.
Philly will win the aforementioned shoot out with Los Angeles. The offensive line will hold off Aaron Donald and company just long enough to allow the Eagles playmakers to make plays. And the defense will make the final play when the time comes as they seem to often do against this team.
Final Score Eagles 34 Rams 30