Philadelphia Eagles schedule: 5 Toughest matchups for Darius Slay

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2. player. 48. . . . Mike Evans, Bucs, Week 6

The Philadelphia Eagles welcome the champs in Week 6.

You can be the most die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan on Planet Earth, but if you take your emotions out of the argument and rely on reason only, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 14th.

Just look at the most recent NFL Draft. The Eagles were drafting for need (and they still didn’t get everything that they wanted). The Bucs were drafting for depth. Their roster might be the deepest and the most complete in the NFL.

When you look at Tampa’s depth chart, there are so many spots where they have guys that are better or just as good as Philly’s starters. Oh, and they have that Tom Brady fellow.

He can still put the ball wherever he wants, and even if there’s a situation where he misses or doesn’t if he can just get the ball somewhere around Mike Evans, the three-time Pro Bowl nod (2016, 2018, 2019) is going to come down with it. Coverage doesn’t matter.

This will, no doubt, be a game within the game when Philly hosts the Bucs in Week 6.