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post Dec 7 2017, 11:22 AM
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While I generally agree with you, LA's O Line and RB are better than Seattle's.

Playing in Seattle is an advantage for them. LA is a neutral site for the Eagles and Rams.

QUOTE (CT_Eagle @ Dec 4 2017, 08:26 AM) *
It is going to be a rough morning after that loss.

A few quick comments -

Keep in mind it was one game. The Eagles have given us a lot to cheer about this season. Beat the Rams on Sunday and the Seattle game will be a distant memory

Even Wentz can have a bad game, and make no mistake about it, he had a bad game last night. He missed several open receivers that could have scored if Wentz was accurate. The fumble was obviously huge.

Jeffery's holding penalty was huge. It had no affect on the play but it sure cost the Eagles.

Pederson had a few boneheaded moments as well. No calling the challenge on the forward lateral still has me scratching my head. Not going for it on 4th and 1 early in the game left me scratching my head as much as going for it on 4th and 3 when the Eagles were in FG range. Points were desperately needed there.

I very rarely do this but the officiating was horrible last night. In the beginning of the game the refs were calling PI on the Eagles very freely. Very little contact was needed. Contrast that with the physical play of the Seattle secondary that was not getting called. Seattle receiver goes down after tangling his feet with an Eagles player, PI on Eagles. Eagle goes down after tangling his feet with a Seattle defender, no call. How they missed the forward lateral is also beyond me.

Anyway, on to next week. I feel good about the Rams. Wilson almost singlehandedly beat the Eagles last night with his ability to evade pressure. I do not think Goff will be able to match Wilson's effort there. The Eagles need a signature win. The only one they have had this season was against Car. It is time for them to step up to the plate.

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