The Eagles entered the 2022 season opener with growing expectations, and much of the hype centered around a retooled defense and a coordinator with a rising profile in NFL coaching circles.
The Eagles have a top-10 defense on paper, but Gannon’s reluctance to unleash his weapons is now causing some concern around the franchise after the Birds surrendered 181-yards on the ground.
he defense allowed us to get that lead. Now, we didn’t finish good as we all know. We’ve got to clean up a lot of things on defense, as far as the run game and some of the things like that, but we’ll get those things corrected.
Still, with the Vikings’ explosive offense heading to Philly for a Monday night showdown, adjustments must be made regarding scheme and versatility.
A team shouldn’t run the ball down your throat if you have Jordan Davis on your roster, and the Eagles must play five down linemen on apparent running formations.