The Buccaneers secondary can't keep up with the Eagles wide receivers.
As much as we complicate what we see during NFL weekends and overanalyze things, football is a simple game. Every victory comes down to a team's ability to win matchups.
The Eagles' offensive line matches up well with Tampa's uber-talented defensive line. Vita Vea and Shaquil Barrett are phenomenal, but the Birds can play well in spite of them. There will also be a quarterback duel.
Here's how we feel. Jalen Hurts is a better player than Baker Mayfield, and even though we have the utmost respect for Mike Evans and Chris Godwin, we think Darius Slay and James Bradberry will have an easier time defending them than Carlton Davis and Jamel Dean will have in trying to limit A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith.
Have you seen this Eagles' defensive line?
Again, football is about matchups. So far this season, the New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings have had some offensive success versus the Eagles, but both teams allowed some fantastic plays by Philly's front when they, more often than not, have needed to impose their wills.
Say it with us. Philadelphia is loaded along the defensive front. If they get on a roll versus the Bucs' offense, which we believe they will, this could be fun to watch.