Major part of the Eagles starting the season 7-1 has been the defense which has allowed only 19.5 Points Per Game - Marcus Hayes joined The Locker Room on Saturday and discussed biggest surprise of the Eagles season so far
The Eagles got off to a quick start and a 13-0 lead, but the Chargers kept clawing back and nearly took the lead away. LeGarrette Blount powered his way to his first 100-yard rushing performance as an Eagle and the birds knocked off the Chargers 26-24.
It took a franchise record field goal by Jake Elliott as time expired, but the Eagles improved to 2-1 due to a dramatic finish at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles blew a 14-0 lead and had to come from behind to ultimately win the game.
PHILADELPHIA (973espn.com) — The attrition that often defines the NFL has set its sights on the Eagles secondary early in the season. A week after losing top cornerback Ronald Darby to a dislocated ankle in Washington, Philadelphia saw safety Rodney McLeod and cornerback Jaylen Watkins exit ear…