Eagles positional grades ahead of their Week 4 home matchup versus the Commanders

Looking ahead toward the resilient Commanders, the Philadelphia Eagles must keep the train rolling to stay undefeated. Here's how every position group has done thus far!
Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles
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The Swifites and the 2000s babies rejoice!

Is that Shady or D'Andre Swift? The latter certainly reminds us of the former. Swift has recorded his second 100-yard rushing game in an Eagles jersey over the past two games. Philly also has talent in the form of Boston Scott, Kenneth Gainwell, and Rashaad Penny.

3. Running backs, A

D'Andre Swift
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It only took two weeks for Eagles fans to fall in love with Swift. He has had back-to-back monster games to help the Eagles stay undefeated. He is also 309 rushing yards away from surpassing his best statistical showing with the Detroit Lions.

Swift is now second in the league in rushing ahead of Week 4's games. Only Christian McCaffrey has produced a higher rushing total.

Swift has been a big part of the game plan for Brian Johnson since Week 2. With how dominant the Eagle's offensive line looked on Monday night, expect the Kelce and Swift connection to shine even brighter as the season wears on.

4. The offensive line, A+

Jalen Hurts, Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles
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Seriously, do we need to explain this? Is everyone good? Cool! Let's move on!

Dallas Goedert has to turn it on at some point, right?

When teams have an embarrassment of riches on offense, it can be hard to spread the ball around to everyone. So far, in 2023, stars on the Eagles roster have had to take the backseat to other stars. That brings us to the tight end room.

5. Tight ends, C-

Dallas Goedert
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The trusty safety blanket Dallas Goedert has taken a big step back this season. Through three games, he has produced 63 yards on 11 receptions. He was targeted once in Week 1, but Brian Johnson ensured that he would get more looks moving forward.

Goedert has been targeted 14 times in Week 2 and Week 3. He hasn't made a dent on the stat sheet, and if he misses time because of injury, this unit gets much worse in a hurry.