Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to their third win of the season in beating the Bucs at home, 31-20. There were plenty of positives to take from the game yesterday, but there were still some nagging negatives.
Let’s get right to it…
Things that made me say WTG! (the positives) –
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Of course we have to start with Nick Foles. For the most part, he played an outstanding game against a top-rated defense. Coming into the game, the Bucs defense had only allowed five touchdowns in four games on the year, which included games against the Saints and Pats.
They also kept quarterbacks like Drew Brees and Tom Brady in check for the most part. Nick Foles came to town and proceeded to light them up for 296 yards, three passing TDs and one rushing TD.
In other words, the Eagles scored almost as many touchdowns in one game as the Bucs had allowed all season.
On their first possession, Foles led the offense on what seemed to be their most efficient drive of the seaso...