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Eagles Passing Attack vs. 49ers Secondary
The linebackers, secondary, offensive line and coaches have all been blamed for the Eagles 1-2 start, but it can be argued that the bread and butter of this team- the passing attack- is really the reason for the disappointing start. Despite having arguably the best combination of play makers on offense in the league, the Eagles are only 19th in the league in passing yards per game at 226 yards per contest. Part of the reason for the struggles have been the teams inability to get the ball to DeSean Jackson down the field, and the health of Michael Vick.
Both of those issues will need to be solved tomorrow if the Eagles finally want to get the offense going. The Eagles offense has only 12 passes of 20 yards or more- that’s less then some really bad teams, including the Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers. Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said this week that teams are doing everything they can do take away the long ball from ...
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When the 49ers finally let Alex Smith air it out, he outdid Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles. Chucking its conservative approach in the second half, the 49ers surged back from a 20-point hole and beat the Eagles...
When the San Francisco 49ers finally let Alex Smith air it out, he outdid Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles. Chucking its conservative approach in the second half, the 49ers surged back from a 20-point hole and beat the Eagles 24-23 on Sunday. Vick wasn't hampered by his bruised right hand, throwing for a career-high 416 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 75 yards.