Oct. 11, 2017
Fifth Down: Eagles Dominate the Arizona Cardinals, 34-7!
The Philadelphia improve to 4-1 after a dominating performance against the Arizona Cardinals winning, 34-7. The Game wasn't even close as the Eagles scored on their first three drives leading 21-0 at the end of the first quarter. The Cardinals scored their only touchdown of the game early in the second quarter when Carson Palmer threw a touchdown to John Brown. The Eagles got a field goal on their first drive of the third quarter to make it 24-7. On their second drive of the second half (third quarter) Carson Wentz hit Nelson Agholor for a 72-yard touchdown to make it 31-7. The Eagles added a late field goal in the fourth to make it 34-7.
My thoughts on this week's game:
I thought the Eagles played their best game of the season and probably the best game in the Doug Pederson era on Sunday dominating from start to finish. They didn't let the Cardinals ever let get momentum in the game. They were basically flawless on both sides of the ball and on special teams as well. I was really impress the most I have been with this team in a long time. Now they have their biggest test of the season so far against the Carolina Panthers who are also 4-1 in Carolina on a short week this Thursday night. The Panthers have won two straight games after getting blown out by the New Orleans Saints in week 3. Cam Newton is on fire right now so it will be interesting to see how the defense plays. The Eagles will be without Lane Johnson (concession) in this game and that is a big blow to the offensive line which is the best in football according to Pro Football Focus. How will the O-Line play without their best linemen, when LJ missed time last year due to 10-game suspension the Eagles didn't do so great going 3-7 without him. Hopefully Johnson doesn't miss to much time.