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Three Week 4 Eagles MVPs (and a 60-second game review)

Plus a couple of day-after notes

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Tennessee Titans Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Presenting The 60-Second Eagles Review, where we relive each and every 2018 Eagles game in no more than a minute, complete with a weekly trio of Birds MVPs:


Some follow-up notes from Week 4:

  • Lincoln Financial Field is going to be juiced for the Eagles to return home and play none other than a rematch of the NFC Championship, but we’re all kidding ourselves if we don’t go into Week 5 expecting an edge-of-your-seat affair. Maybe Philly can get pressure on Kirk Cousins, and maybe the Vikings defense will continue to struggle, but Minnesota has maybe the NFL’s best wide receiver tandem and should attack through the air like no other. We all know how that can turn out against this current Eagles secondary.
  • As a whole, this writer’s still under the general belief that as pieces continue to gel, this Eagles team will be fine. We saw them hit their stride pretty early in 2017 before a late-season speed bump and the historic playoff run, but it’s important to remember that plenty — no, most — journeys to the postseason aren’t preceded by a 10-1 start. More often than not, a 10-6 record does just fine, and sitting at 2-2 with both losses on the road and with Carson Wentz and Alshon Jeffery still acclimating themselves, it’s not quite time to declare all hope lost.
  • That said, if there’s one position group Howie Roseman’s going to actively try to upgrade during the season, it has to be defensive back, right? The Eagles are so deep at cornerback that Roseman steered clear of Earth-shattering moves at CB this offseason, but with Rodney McLeod sidelined indefinitely, there’s potentially a lot of shuffling to be done between the safety and corner spots. Maybe, more than a prospective roster move, what the Eagles really need is a willingness to think outside the box in the secondary.

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