Top 5 questions for this Philadelphia Eagles team ahead of Game 6

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2. Will the Ravens continue the exploitation of the Philadelphia Eagles pass defense?

By now, Philly fans and opposing teams are aware of the glaring issues with this team’s secondary, particularly the middle of the field.  ‘X’ or primary receivers or tight ends like Baltimore’s Mark Andrews pose massive threats to this Eagles second level, its cover guys, and the last line of defense.

Though Philly is stout up front, they have had issues with overcommitting on downs where they attempt to rush. That’s especially true in the interior of the opposing offensive lines. Why is this a problem? It’s simple. A team like Baltimore will use their offensive line to push the over-committing defenses to the left or right and allow for wide-open lanes for Jackson or Ingram to run full steam ahead.

The Ravens will also use this misdirection to bring a defensive back and/or a linebacker out of coverage to shorten up the run window, where Jackson will throw to whoever the coverage just came off of.

So the true question to be asked is do the Eagles even have a chance? The answer is yes. Philly’s defense may have caught a break (finally), and it comes in the form of another team’s playbook. They may need to spend some time watching the games that the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans played against them. Both are two of the most recent teams to win over the Ravens. Advantage: Ravens