Though we know some of the Philadelphia Eagles contingent will disagree with this, it's hard to play a better half of football than the Birds delivered during the first two quarters of their Week 5 game.
Their defensive coordinator, Sean Desai, has been asked to match wits with one of the more brilliant offensive minds in the game, Sean McVay. A back-and-forth affair has doubled as Cooper Kupp's first game back in the L.A. Rams' lineup. Most importantly, Philly walked into the locker room with a lead.
The Brotherly Love made an appearance, two times over. In one instance, it extended a drive.. In another, it served as the exclamation point to a drive that ended with six points as time expired (Jake Elliott tacked on the seventh point by way of a PAT).
Some will complain. Others still take every execution of the QB sneak personally. To that we say, personally, we could care less.
Eagles QB1 Jalen Hurts sets a new NFL standard.
Jalen Hurts' 30th rushing TD was one to remember. It also set a new standard in professional football. We'll let John Gonoude do the honors.
How about a this reaction? Thank Gabriella Galati.
Oh, and for those of you who are ticked, as a special added bonus, we'd like to offer you another angle (and head coach Nick Sirianni's reaction).
The Eagles offense has looked very impressive in Inglewood. Birds fans are smiling, but there's still work to do in Week 5 (and, there will be work to do afterward).