3 Eagles Studs (& 2 Duds) From Week 8 win vs Commanders

Which Philadelphia Eagles players stood out in the team's win over the Washington Commanders?

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Stud: Jalen Hurts, QB

With the running game struggling, the Eagles asked Jalen Hurts to put the offense on his back, and he did exactly that. It wasn't a perfect game for Hurts, but he was able to lead the offense on some important scoring drives anytime the Commanders were able to get on the board and even take the lead at times.

Hurts completed 29-of-38 passes for 319 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. He did lose a fumble and was sacked a couple of times, but overall, Hurts had to put the team on his back. Not only was he able to put up big numbers in the passing game. but we saw Hurts go out there and spread the ball around effectively, hitting eight different receivers among his 29 completions.

Dud: Eagles rushing attack on offense

The reason Jalen Hurts had to bear so much of the burden offensively is because the Eagles' rushing attack was ineffective most of the game. The Washington Commanders held the Eagles to 2.7 yards per carry on the game, and that included them finally stopping the controversial "tush push" or "brotherly shove".

Frankly, that one was on the Eagles, but it was sort of a microcosm of the tough sledding this rushing attack faced all afternoon.