The Good, Bad, and Ugly from Eagles Week 8 win over the Washington Commanders

We weren't treated to the Eagles best performance in Week 8, but Philly eked out a win. In the end, that's all that matters.
D'Andre Swift, Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles
D'Andre Swift, Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles / Patrick Smith/GettyImages
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The good: Philly's best players show up when needed.

It's intriguing to know that a team can be so good that it 'struggles' on offense and still winds up producing five touchdowns. It's a comfortable feeling to know that the Eagles stars can endure long stretches of game time where it feels like they aren't getting much done, yet those same stars can come up HUGE when their team needs them most.

Reed Blankenship may have played his worst game as a pro. Maybe we're being too rough on him. He still hasn't started 15 games yet, but how about that interception? Are we sure that the Eagles would have won this game had he not come up with it?

Haason Reddick continues to come up huge in crunch time. His sack was huge as was James Bradberry's pass breakup on fourth down AND DeVonta Smith's catch to keep a drive going. Hey, say what you will. It was ruled as a catch. In the end, that's all that matters.

Jalen Hurts coughed up another fumble, but he also completed 76% of his passes and tossed four touchdown passes. Seriously, what is there to complain about here?

Stars don't play like stars 100% of the time, but they often play like stars when they have to do so. Check the boxes for Philly's team captains, best players, and role players. It was cool to see this team tackle some adversity.