Dave Weinberg’s Eagles-Jets 2-Minute Drill
A quick look at the Eagles 33-18 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
Eagles' best number: 2 (Gardner Minshew TD passes)
Eagles' worst number: 79 (length of Jets' game-opening kickoff return)
View from my living room: We got a Christmas tree before the game. The lot at the Mister Softee ice cream store in the Villas had an excellent selection of trees that were grown in Oregon.
1. Eagles quarterback Gardner Minshew (20 of 25, 242 yards, 2 TDs)
2. Eagles place-kicker Jake Elliott (4 field goals)
3. Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2 TD passes, 1 rushing TD)
Eagles' best play
Running back Miles Sanders broke loose for 34-yard run that was his longest of the season and put him over 100 yards for the first time this year.
Eagles' worst play
Brexton Berrios ran through a huge hole in the Eagles kickoff coverage for a 79-yard return to start the game that set up the Jets' first touchdown.
The Eagles controlled the clock in the third quarter, holding the ball for all but 70 seconds while taking a 33-18 lead.
Did you notice?
Eagles coach Nick Sirianni opted to sit quarterback Jalen Hurts to rest his ankle with the bye coming up. ... Tight end Dallas Goedert was a big factor for Minshew, especially early. ... Eagles safety Marcus Epps saved a touchdown on the opening kickoff and later grabbed an interception. ... Boston Scott replaced Jalen Reagor as the kickoff return after Reagor let a kick bounce at the 1-yard line. ... Minshew completed his first 13 passes. ... Jets place-kicker Alex Kessman missed his first two PAT attempts. .. Minshew signed a jersey for a fan in the stands on his way to the locker room after the game.