Dave Weinberg’s Bucs-Eagles 2-Minute Drill
A quick 2-Minute look at the Eagles loss to the Buccaneers on Thursday night, falling to 2-4 on the season.
Eagles' best number: 56 (Miles Sanders second-half rushing yards)
Eagles' worst number: 1 (Miles Sanders first-half rushing yards)
View from my living room: I switched between Bucs-Eagles and Dodgers-Giants Game 5 of NLDS. I've been a Giants fan since I was a little kid. My mom grew up in Manhattan when both teams were in New York and used to go see the Giants at the Polo Grounds.
1. Bucs running back Leonard Fournette (127 total yards from scrimmage, 2 TDs)
2. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady (297 passing yards, 2 TDs, 1 interception)
3. Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (2 rushing TDs, 1 passing)
Eagles' best play
Wide receiver Quez Watkins made a terrific grab in the first quarter, maintaining his focus after the ball was deflected by a Bucs defensive player.
Eagles' worst play
Linebacker Genard Avery was hit with a 15-yard taunting penalty during the Bucs' final drive in the fourth quarter.
The Eagles trailed by six points and had a chance to get the ball back in the fourth quarter before Brady hit wide receiver Antonio Brown for a 27-yard gain on third-and-seven to essentially ice the win for the Bucs.
Did you notice?
Tight end Dallas Goedert didn't play due to Covid-19 issues. ... Eagles season-ticket holder Mike Trout, the Angels outfielder from Millville, was at the game. ... The Eagles honored former tackles Jon Runyan and Tra Thomas at halftime. ... The Eagles had just one rushing attempt in the first half. ... Bucs cornerback Richard Sherman left the game in the first half with a hamstring injury. ... Wide receiver Jalen Reagor drew two pass interference penalties for 95 total yards. ... The Bucs' 120 penalty yards were the most in the NFL this season.