6 Eagles who should play more in Week 3 versus Buccaneers, four who should play less

Ten Eagles take center stage in this conversation, six who should play more and four we can see less often.
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Here are a handful of Eagles we'd love to see more of on Monday Night Football.

Whether we're discussing the need to keep players fresh, prevent possible injuries, or simply make things more interesting, there a several Eagles we'd like to see on the field more. Philly's long-term success could hinge on getting the most out of all of this talent.

1. Boston Scott/Rashaad Penny

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As brilliant as D'Andre Swift's night was, he's not going to make it through this season healthy if he's stacking 30 or more touches a game (28 rushes and three receptions on Thursday).

Boston Scott and Rashaad Penny combined for eight touches. Scott averaged eight yards per rush on 18 carries. They could be used to spell D'Andre, and seeing as how Swift gained more than 130 yards BEFORE contact, it may not matter who runs behind this offensive line.

2. Jalen Carter (if Philly struggles on defense)

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We have seen a nice rotation at the interior of the Eagles' defensive line. Jalen Carter's 28 snaps were second only to Fletcher Cox's 44 snaps, but as dominant as he's been, we wouldn't mind seeing the rookie more often.

We're fine with Milton Williams' 23 snaps. Jordan Davis only earned 17. That's something to think about, but Kentavius Street and Marlon Tuipulotu combined for 13. We have no issue with either guy, but as deep as this line is, we wouldn't be bothered if some of those are handed to Carter.