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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Dud: Kenneth Gainwell, RB

Kenneth Gainwell came under some fire in the game after a fumble in the first half, but it wasn't just the fumble that raised some eyebrows in this one.

Allegedly, Gainwell responded to an angry fan on Instagram at halftime of the game...

Eagles fans were furious at the team's decision to use Gainwell near the goal line again in this game, and while Gainwell did have five catches for 30 yards, he also had -4 yards rushing and the aforementioned fumble. We'll see if the Eagles do anything at the NFL trade deadline to supplement their running back depth.

Stud: Sydney Brown, DB

The Philadelphia Eagles made a bold move to go out and get safety Kevin Byard from the Tennessee Titans in a big trade this past week, but another player in the defensive backfield has been stepping up recently that could ultimately be a major game-changer over the course of the season for Philadelphia.

Rookie defensive back Sydney Brown is a heat-seeking missile out there for Philadelphia and has emerged as a legitimate weapon out of the slot or at safety.

The rookie out of Illinois managed to rack up eight tackles, a tackle for loss, and he was consistently flying into the frame. His emergence will be crucial for Philadelphia as the season progresses.

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