It's time for DeVonta Smith to get some recognition around the league.
As great as DeVonta Smith, the Heisman Trophy winner, is, there are times when he's overlooked because of the brilliance of A.J. Brown. Smith is turning heads though. Since Dallas Goedert has been out, Skinny Batman has led all Eagles receivers in both receptions and yards gained for two consecutive weeks.
Throughout the game on Sunday, he found ways to get open. He was a reliable and consistent target for Jalen Hurts. He made some great catches in the second half. That helped spearhead Philadelphia's comeback.
In the third quarter, he hauled in a 33-yard gainer during a second-and-ten scenario with his team down 24-14. A few plays later, he followed that up with a 15-yard touchdown catch to narrow the scoring margin to three points. Smith also snagged two clutch receptions on the game-winning drive in overtime. You had best believe he was truly the Slim Reaper in this one.
During a second-and-ten scenario, he gained 17 yards to get the Eagles into Buffalo territory. Later, he extended the drive on a critical third-down attempt by gaining another 11 yards.
Last year, the Eagles had only one Pro Bowl receiver, A.J. Brown. Smith played extremely well and probably should have earned his first not, but wasn't selected. His play this year should definitely gain him consideration. He has amassed 738 receiving yards and seven touchdowns over the course of the Eagles' first 11 games.