Philadelphia Eagles Week 18 studs and duds as their playoff run begins

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Tyree Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
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Two more Philadelphia Eagles duds (and two guys that classify as ‘others’

3. JaCoby Stevens, linebacker

JaCoby Stevens isn’t the first example of the Eagles converting a safety at the college football level to a linebacker. Unfortunately, he looks like one we’re still trying to forget (Nathan Gerry), especially when in pass coverage.

Dak Prescott was looking to exploit him regularly, and he succeeded every time.

4. Zech McPhearson, cornerback

No one wants to hive up on guys too early, but this doesn’t feel like it will work. Zech McPhearson probably isn’t going to wind up being someone this team will want on the field regularly.

Based on the eyeball test alone, Philly’s search for that other outside cornerback continues.

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Gardner Minshew (half-and-half)

We love the Gardner Minshew we saw in the first half. The one in the second half? Not so much… When things go wrong or get tense, you’d like to see better body language and less frustration.

Tyree Jackson, tight end (half and half)

Okay, he’s a former quarterback, and he’s got a big frame. We get it! Tyree Jackson can’t play though. Isn’t that what we should be evaluating here?

Please don’t let the touchdown fool you. This isn’t an NFL tight end!