Dave Weinberg’s Eagles-Raiders 2-Minute Drill
Here is a quick look at the highs and mostly lows in the Eagles loss to the Raiders on Sunday.
Eagles' best number: 2 (Jalen Hurts TD passes)
Eagles' worst number: 91.2 (Derek Carr's completion percentage)
View from my living room: I haven't seen a butt-kicking like that in Las Vegas since I was playing 3-card poker at MGM Grand in 2014.
1. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (31-34-323 yards, 2 TDs, 1 interception)
2. Raiders tight end Foster Moreau (6 catches, 60 yards, 1 TD)
3. Raiders defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (2 sacks)
Eagles' best play
Wide receiver DeVonta Smith made a great catch for a 24-yard gain that led to the Eagles' first touchdown on the opening drive.
Eagles' worst play
Sirianni chose to accept a 10-yard holding penalty on the Raiders even though the Raiders' punt team was on the field.
Trailing 17-7 at halftime, the Eagles opened the second half by attempting an onsides kick. The Raiders recovered and wound up scoring a touchdown to increase the lead to 24-7.
Did you notice?
Tackle Lane Johnson was back after missing two games while dealing with anxiety/depression. He left the game late in the fourth quarter. ... Running back Miles Sanders was carted off with an ankle injury in the first quarter. ... Nick Sirianni strangely opted to accept a penalty rather than let the Raiders punt in the first quarter. ... Jordan Mailata struggled in his switch back to left tackle. ... Carr completed 16 straight passes in the first half. ... Right guard Jack Driscoll deflected a shotgun snap from center Jason Kelce to Hurts, resulting in a fumble. ... Tight end Zach Ertz caught a 47-yard TD pass - the longest of his career - in his first game for the Arizona Cardinals.