Does the rushing attack lose some of its punch if Jalen Hurts isn't a threat to run?
D'Andre Swift has a legitimate shot at winning the NFL's rushing title. Kenneth Gainwell has seen his share of criticism this season, and in all honesty, he isn't as bad as some say he is. Then, there are the other guys.
Boston Scott is underutilized. He missed Philly's most recent game, but at some point, it would be nice if the Eagles noticed that he had some talent and could help them in games that aren't against the New York Giants.
Rashaad Penny, for reasons unknown to the general public, has been ignored by the offensive coaches. This is NOT what we thought we'd see from the running game.
By the looks of things, the eyeball test suggests this rushing attack isn't nearly as fearsome if the threat of Jalen Hurts as a runner is removed from the opposing defense's psyche. Don't give up on the ground game yet though.
The weather is getting colder. The Birds are home to the NFL's best O-line, and until, we're given real reasons to believe otherwise, we think big moments are coming during the stretch run for the rushing attack.