There weren’t many positives at all to take from the Eagles’ embarrassing defeat to the Seahawks, but one was arguably how much the defense withstood. Goal-line stands and crucial plays that shifted momentum back into Pederson’s hands ensured the Eagles at least had a fighting chance – it was just one they ultimately squandered. However, they weren’t perfect…and more specifically, Darius Slay struggled.
As the NFL is rapidly finding out, silencing D.K Metcalf isn’t exactly easy. The 22-year-old wideout set the tone with a 900-yard rookie campaign. He already has 1,039 yards this year in just 11 games and now leads the league in receiving.