Robby Anderson shined against the Panthers.,Despite the Jets dropping their second straight game
The second-year undrafted free agent has caught a touchdown in five straight games now, the longest active streak in the NFL. As if that wasn’t enough, Anderson hauled in six catches for 146 yards and two scores.
With just over a minute left to go in the first half, Anderson made one of the most impressive catches of the year from 33 yards out. With two defenders draped all over him, Anderson still somehow came down with the touchdown. The score made it 12-10,Authentic Brian Winters Jersey, keeping the Jets in the game before the half.
Then, with Carolina still ahead 12-10, which put the Jets ahead, Anderson made a double move on the right sideline to break wide open after Josh McCown directed him downfield. The quarterback hit Anderson for a 54-yard touchdown, 17-10.
however, is having a breakout season for the Jets,Authentic Torrey Smith Jersey, he has a real chance to notch 1,Anderson, totaling 714 yards on 41 grabs with seven touchdowns. With five games to go,000 yards through the air with double-digit touchdowns.
preview the Seahawks matchup and check in on the team's hilarious touchdown celebrations.,Philadelphia (WPVI) -- Ducis and Jaws discuss how the Eagles have won big so often this year
The Philadelphia Eagles Week 14 showdown with the Los Angeles Rams is set to land on NBC's Sunday Night football.
According to Rob Tornoe of Philly.com, Fox failed to protect the game from being flexed by the NFL weeks ago. With the Eagles at 10-1 and the Rams at 8-3, the network is fighting tooth and nail to keep the game...even telling the NFL they will move their "A" broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman to the Eagles-Rams game, putting that game in the national 4:25 p.m. EST window.
Currently, the Eagles-Rams matchup is the "B" game on Fox that week. The Dallas Cowboys-New York Giants game is listed as the "A" game, which is the one Buck and Aikman are scheduled to call.
The NFL has until Tuesday to decide their Week 14 flex games. A decision on Eagles-Rams will be made then.
it will be the second time in team history they'll play on Sunday Night Football in consecutive weeks (they did so in Weeks 16 and 17 of the 2013 season). ,The Eagles will play on NBC this week against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football. If they are chosen to play on NBC again
the Philadelphia Eagles could already be NFC East champions.,Before they pack their bags for a two-week trip to the West Coast and three straight games on the road
How they fare away from home will determine whether they stay here in January.
Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes and the NFL-leading Eagles dominated the Chicago Bears 31-3 Sunday for their ninth straight win and fourth in a row by at least 23 points.
The Eagles (10-1) reduced their magic number to clinch the NFC East to one and would secure their first division title since 2013 if the Cowboys (5-6) lose or tie Washington on Thursday night.
That’s the first step. Securing home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs is the bigger goal.
“The next couple weeks, we have our work cut out,” Wentz said. “Those are good football teams ahead of us. The next three on the road will be a good challenge. It was good to get this home win before we head into that.”
The Eagles play at Seattle next Sunday night and will stay out West to practice in California before facing the Los Angeles Rams on Dec. 10. They play at the New York Giants in Week 15 and return home against Oakland on Christmas night.
“We have a unique set of challenges coming up,” coach Doug Pederson said of the trip. “It’s just one week at a time, one game at a time. That’s what this team has embraced all season long. They are going to be prepared and ready to go up there.”
Here’s some things we learned from Philadelphia’s rout over Chicago (3-8):
ZACH ATTACK ... Zach Ertz caught 10 passes for 103 yards and one TD to become the first player to surpass 100 yards receiving for the Eagles this season. Ertz leads the team with 55 receptions for 639 yards and his seven TD catches are tied with Alshon Jeffery.
” Pederson said. “The fact that it’s not all about one guy. It’s everybody. Everybody’s making plays on offense. The fact that we’re spreading the ball around and everybody’s involved and we’re still being efficient on offense is a tribute to the way these guys work and practice each week.”,“It just shows you how unselfish this team is
Ertz was on the sideline with most of the regulars before going in the game on third down to make his final catch on a pass from Nick Foles.
“It shows how close these guys are, how much we truly care about one another,” Ertz said. “Everyone is happy for the other man’s success. I think that’s a testament to this team.”
Jay Ajayi had a 30-yard run that ended with Nelson Agholor recovering his fumble in the end zone for a TD, and the Eagles racked up 176 yards rushing. Meanwhile, who entered leading the NFC with 841 yards rushing,GROUND AND POUND ... LeGarrette Blount ran for 97 yards, Philly’s defense held the Bears to just 6 yards rushing. Jordan Howard, had 6 on seven carries.
threw two interceptions and was sacked twice.,ROOKIE MISTAKES ... Rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was overwhelmed by Philadelphia’s ferocious defense. He was 17 of 33 for 147 yards
“I don’t like losing, and that’s a big motivator for me,” Trubisky said. “You just get that sick feeling from it. Hopefully a lot of those guys in the locker room feel the same way. It motivates us to go back to work and get better for this week. You go out there and get embarrassed, and you know you’re capable of better. So hopefully we look within ourselves and get better for next week because I know we’re capable of playing better.”
FLIPPING AWESOME ... Wentz had a 15-yard TD pass to Agholor, who flipped over defenders into the end zone to make it 14-0. Before that play, Wentz had a spectacular run when he spun away from a blitzer and ran 16 yards on third-and-9 to extend the drive.
Carson Wentz is doing things only Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have done.
The second-year quarterback has the Philadelphia Eagles (10-1) on the verge of securing an NFC East title with five games remaining. He leads the NFL with 28 touchdown passes and has thrown just five interceptions.
Wentz is the third QB in NFL history to have at least 25 TD passes and five or fewer interceptions through his team's first 11 games, joining Brady (2007, 2017) and Rodgers (2011, 2015, 2014).
"I think he can get incrementally better," coach Doug Pederson said Monday. "There's still things that show up on tape where he can make a better decision. He makes a lot of great decisions, don't get me wrong there.
"But I think he can continue to get better and continue to help this football team win games. We wanted to see that incremental increase with Carson in his development and his growth and that's what you're seeing. Is there room for improvement? Yes, yes, there is, and he's going to continue to even get better.
31-3 over the Chicago Bears. He's five TD passes away from breaking Sonny Jurgensen's single-season team record set in 1961.,Wentz threw three TD passes in Philadelphia's latest rout
including four in a row by 23 points and the past three by exactly 28.,The Eagles have won nine straight games
and lost the Super Bowl both seasons.,They're 10-1 for just the third time in franchise history. They did it in 1949 and went on to win the NFL championship. They also did it in 1980 and 2004
" Wentz said of the team's impressive start.,"I never really think too much about that
"I always have high expectations, so nothing really surprises me. I would be more surprised if we weren't where we're at, the chemistry we have, to be honest. I just knew we had a good team coming into the year. I knew the brotherhood we have,Womens Steve McLendon Jersey, and the players we have.
but at the same time this is a lot of fun and we have to enjoy it while we can.","It starts with Coach putting guys in the right positions. I wouldn't really say I am surprised
Wentz has been at his best inside the red zone. All three of his TD passes on Sunday came inside the 20-yard line. He's also making big plays on the ground.
Wentz spun away from a blitzer coming at his blindside and raced 16 yards for a first down on third-and-9.,Against Chicago
"The difference between who we played last year and what he was (Sunday), the margin is crazy," said Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks, who faced Wentz in Week 2 in 2016.
"He is just so much better than he was. Kudos to him and all the work he put in during the offseason and in-season. He is a solid quarterback in this league and he is having a great year."
A Berks County teenager will forever have an appreciation for the Eagles victory chant.
Fellow fans gave 16-year-old Damion Moyer a celebratory lift at the Linc on Sunday.
His mom,Womens Lac Edwards Jersey, Tiffany, saying a group of great fans who were sitting in front of the family, posted video to the Action News Facebook page, decided to initiate her son into the "Bird Gang" in the best way possible to commemorate his first Eagles game.
but he just couldn't pass up the chance to experience the excitement for himself following one of the Eagles many touchdowns.,Mom says the Berkstown boy was a bit worried the guys might drop him
he’ll be better in Year Two than Year One; he’ll significantly be better in Year Three than Year Two; and he’ll be significantly better in Year Four than Year Three.”,“My expectation with Carson is
Wentz leads the NFL with 28 touchdown passes in just 11 games,Womens James Carpenter Jersey, which means he has five more chances to break the antique team record of 32, set by Sonny Jurgensen in 1961, when the Bay of Pigs ruled the news.
Wentz has thrown just five interceptions all season. His 104.0 passer rating is fourth in the league, but he trails Alex Smith and Drew Brees by just five-tenths and one-tenth, respectively. He leads the league with a 117.9 passer rating in the red zone, where he has thrown 20 of his touchdown passes and none of his interceptions. He is the biggest reason that the Eagles are atop the NFL with a 10-1 record and could clinch the NFC East with a Cowboys loss Thursday.
Imagine: What if Lurie is right? What if the Wentz Wagon hasn’t really gotten rolling yet? What if there’s a developmental explosion coming in 2018, and 2019,Womens Fletcher Cox Jersey, and beyond?
His coach thinks that it’s coming, that Wentz is still taking baby steps. Giant, terrific baby steps.
“We wanted to see that incremental increase with Carson in his development and his growth, and that’s what you’re seeing,” Doug Pederson said. “Is there room for improvement? Yes. Yes,Womens Torrey Smith Jersey, there is.”
but Pederson is right. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.,It seems impossible
“There’s still things that show up on tape where he can make a better decision, playing the quarterback position,” Pederson said.
This is to be expected. Wentz has played just 27 games. He remains mechanical with his motion and methodical with his reads. This will change with time.
“I use phrases like ‘You’ve got to know where every bone is buried offensively,’ ” Pederson explained. When it comes to “understanding fronts and coverages, I want Carson to know where everything’s buried. I want to know that when he gets ‘this’ coverage, he can go back-side on a particular route combination. That’s where he can continue to grow as a quarterback.”
it’s not. It’s objective analysis. It’s how good players become great.,If that sounds like some sort of indictment
” so Wentz’s shortcomings, “Winning masks a lot of things, too., such as they are, should be unmasked. And he has shortcomings. He has 10 wins,Pederson on Monday also used the phrase, which is the most important quarterback stat, but he has shortcomings
Wentz might well not win the MVP award. Maybe he shouldn’t.,That’s why — and this might be a cold-water bath — despite popular sentiment in Philadelphia
at 111.7; in passing yards; Authentic James Carpenter Jersey,in yards per attempt’ and in interceptions, Tom Brady leads the league in passer rating, he drinks unicorn blood., with just three. He is the defending Super Bowl champion, the reigning Super Bowl MVP and the biggest reason the Patriots are 9-2,After all, considering their defense is third-worst in the NFL. Also, Tom Brady is 40. Clearly
The Eagles defense ranks seventh overall and No. 1 against the run and is headlined by Pro Bowl defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and Pro Bowl safety Malcolm Jenkins, so this isn’t completely the Carson Wentz Show. It would be no slight if Wentz loses an MVP award to the greatest passer in history. Besides, as Pederson said, Wentz is still growing. He might one day make Brady’s accomplishments seem pedestrian.
In the nine wins since the Eagles lost at Kansas City, Wentz has a 108.6 passer rating, partly because he throws some of them at Torrey Smith. Wentz also is averaging just 7.68 yards per attempt, but he’s not even completing 60 percent of his passes in that span, ninth among passers who have played at least eight games.
His true genius, however, lies in his aversion to error. He has thrown three interceptions and lost just one fumble during the winning streak. He has fumbled only four times in those nine games, and he hasn’t fumbled at all in the last four.
is partly thanks to good protection. It is partly thanks to astute play-calling, in turn, and he runs., which is designed to have him get rid of the ball quickly. But, 237-pound 24-year-old. He sees pressure, mainly, it’s because it’s hard to bring down a nimble, 6-foot-5,Authentic Fletcher Cox Jersey,That’s largely because he has taken just 16 sacks, or fewer than two sacks per game. This, alert, or he senses it, and he avoids it
running isn’t always the best action.,Of course
As Pederson noted, Wentz does not always instinctively realize that receivers he’s not looking at might be open. He often fails to quickly abandon a primary or secondary target,Authentic Lac Edwards Jersey,Womens Brian Winters Jersey, to then change his field of vision and dump the ball to the running back or tight end who is serving as the outlet on the play.
Great quarterbacks such as Brady and Aaron Rodgers find the outlets fast. In fact, according to one quarterbacks coach, they sometimes use the primary and secondary targets as decoys, with the intent of throwing to the outlets all along. That’s some next-level baiting.
it is meant to amplify how good he can still become.,None of this is meant to diminish what Wentz has done; rather
but only once did McNabb have more than 28 touchdown passes. That was in 2004. Terrell Owens caught 14 of them. Wentz has no T.O.,Donovan McNabb is the greatest quarterback in team history
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