Jalen Hurts - Devonta Smith Put On A Show As Eagles Rout Falcons In Nick Sirianni's Coaching

Jalen Hurts - Devonta Smith Put On A Show As Eagles Rout Falcons In Nick Sirianni's Coaching

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For months, new Eagles head train Nick Sirianni has stored his offensive schemes below wraps, decided to take what he called "an aggressive advantage" into his first sport as a head trainer.

Then he unleashed it.

Quarterback Jalen Hurts, in his 2nd season however first because the full-time starter, jumbled in a few well-timed runs – something the Eagles made positive they failed to display over the summer – with pinpoint passing.

Rookie DeVonta Smith's first reception went for a landing because the first-spherical choice from Alabama led the Eagles with 6 receptions for seventy-one yards. Miles Sanders benefited from Hurts' going for walks capacity through main the Eagles with seventy-four yards on 15 carries.

In all, the Eagles' offense become an excessive amount for the Atlanta Falcons to address because the Eagles rolled to a 32-6 win on Sunday.

Midway thru the fourth zone, Falcons enthusiasts had been streaming as much as stairs to the exits because the throngs of Eagles enthusiasts streamed right all the way down to take their seats.

The Falcons drove the ball down the sector on the hole possession, achieving the Eagles' three backyard line earlier than settling with a discipline intention.

The Eagles failed to want almost as a great deal time or perform as Smith's first professional reception went for an 18-backyard landing capture with 6:17 left withinside the first zone. The TD become installation through Hurts displaying something that he failed to all summer – a designed run.

He faked a handoff to Miles Sanders, then took off to the left, gaining thirteen yards right all the way down to the Falcons' 24.

The Falcons had any other lengthy drive, this time getting as away because the Eagles' 2 earlier than another time settling for a discipline intention.

Hurts capped the primary 1/2 off with a nine-backyard TD by skip to Dallas Goedert with 2 seconds left, giving the Eagles a 15-6 lead on the damage after the -factor conversion that accompanied a Falcons' penalty at the extra-factor try.

During that drive, Hurts ran for eleven yards on third-and-five from the Atlanta forty-five, then he ran for nine extra rights all the way down to the Falcons' 21 with approximately forty-five seconds left.

Hurts were given any other rookie his first professional TD on an 8-backyard by skip to going for walks again Kenny Gainwell. 

4th-down follies

It failed to take Sirianni lengthy to expose his competitive nature, going for it on fourth down two times in Falcons' territory and developing empty every time.

Instead of attempting a 37-backyard discipline intention for a 12-factor lead, Hurts surpassed the ball off to Gainwell, who picked up the handiest one backyard.

The different choice got here early withinside the 2nd zone, dealing with a 4th-and-four from the Falcons' 36.

Minshew sits out as the third QB

The Eagles opened the Nick Sirianni technology with the handiest quarterbacks on the sport-day roster in starter Jalen Hurts and backup Joe Flacco.

Eagles train Nick Sirianni stated these days that Minshew is the 0.33-string quarterback for now.

Typically, groups handiest have quarterbacks at the lively roster.

Eagles quick at protection

The Eagles had already dominated out veteran protection Rodney McLeod earlier than the sport, leaving them with simply four. Then early withinside the first zone Marcus Epps, who began out in McLeod's place, left the sport with a concussion.

That left K'Von Wallace to play subsequent to Anthony Harris. The handiest different protection on the roster is Andre Chachere, simply signed final week from the Colts.

The different inactive gamers are OL Landon Dickerson, who like McLeod remains recuperating from ACL surgical procedure final December, LB Davion Taylor, who is recuperating from a calf injury, and newly-signed cornerback Mac McCain.

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