Where would we be with out the NFC East? It is a relentless, by no means finishing supply of leisure. Week 1 of the 2022 season was once no other.
Philadelphia Eagles (1-0)
How did they begin the season? Scored 38 issues and gave up 35 issues in opposition to the Lions, which counts as a win.
What went neatly? The Eagles offense scored 31 issues, the second one maximum of any workforce in Week 1. They ran for 216 yards and scored 4 TDs at the floor from 4 other gamers. The protection scored a TD on a select six.
Is that sustainable? Yes it is, this is principally the similar method the Eagles beat dangerous groups remaining yr. The offense steamrolled the opposition at the floor and the Eagles scored 5 TDs on protection remaining yr, 2nd maximum within the league. The new and stepped forward Eagles: similar to remaining yr!
What went mistaken? The protection gave up 5 touchdowns to a workforce that was once twenty fifth in scoring remaining yr.
Is that fixable? In idea, sure. They will have tackled higher, they may have turned around their gamers higher, they may have adjusted to the Lions offense higher as the sport stepped forward. In fact, almost-Texans head trainer Jonathan Gannon appeared like he didn’t have any solutions, every other repeat of remaining season. The new and stepped forward Eagles: similar to remaining yr!
Next up: Host the Vikings on MNF, then talk over with the Football Team Commanders.
New York Giants (1-0)
How did they begin the season? The beat the Titans 21-20 because of a two level conversion with simply over a minute left. Do the Giants if truth be told have a wise trainer now?
What went neatly? Saquon Barkley had 164 yards, actually two times up to Derrick Henry had. Over the former two seasons Barkley averaged 3.5 yards consistent with raise, in opposition to Tennessee he had 9.1. Danny Dimes best grew to become the ball over as soon as!
Is that sustainable? Am I actually asking if 9 yards a raise is sustainable within the NFL? It’s now not even sustainable in faculty. But for the primary time in years Barkley regarded explosive, if he can maintain that possibly the Giants, who’re tanking, can get a 4th spherical draft select for him in October.
What went mistaken? The Giants misplaced the turnover ratio, misplaced the time of ownership, Daniel Jones had best 188 passing yards, Jones was once sacked 5 instances, the workforce was once known as for extra consequences than the Titans, and the offense went 2 for 10 on 3rd down. Any of the ones issues don’t seem to be tough to conquer in a recreation on a person foundation however upload all of it up and that’s the substances checklist of a foul loss that has everybody wondering the whole thing. It’s a recreation communicate radio display hosts are living for, except for the Giants gained.
Is that fixable? You’d assume so, however the Giants had been dangerous in any respect of the ones issues remaining yr except for consequences, the place they dedicated fewer than their warring parties. So in a one recreation microcosm, regardless of profitable the Giants carried out worse than they did remaining yr. There’s nonetheless 16 video games to move however what was once Brian Daboll operating on all summer season? Maybe they didn’t get themselves a wise trainer. I guess Brian Flores would have executed higher. The protection that Flores now works with intercepted Joe Burrow 4 instances and sacked him 7 instances. Yeah, I’m beautiful positive he would have executed higher.
Next up: Host the Panthers and Cowboys. Feels like yearly there’s a workforce that begins out strangely scorching after which doesn’t make the playoffs, this yr they may well be Giants. (I simply punched myself within the face for making that play on phrases.)
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Washington Football Team Commanders (1-0)
How did they begin the season? Defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars at house 28-22. The Jaguars had in the past misplaced their remaining 17 video games performed in every other NFL workforce’s stadium, their best win clear of house since 2019 was once in London, which is principally a house recreation for them anyway. Congratulations on coming from in the back of to overcome them!
What went neatly? Carson Wentz threw 4 TDs.
Is that sustainable? LOL in fact it isn’t. Seriously although, for the reason that get started of the 2018 season he’s thrown 3+ TDs in again to again video games two times, and a kind of was once his ultimate recreation of 2018 and primary recreation of 2019, so he’s best executed it in again to again weeks as soon as.
What went mistaken? Carson Wentz threw again to again INTs and grew to become a 2 level lead into an 8 level deficit.
Is that fixable? If it was once Carson Wentz wouldn’t be on his 3rd workforce in as many seasons.
Next up: Visit the Lions then host the Eagles.
Dallas Cowboys (0-1)
How did they begin the season? Lost 19-3 on Sunday Night Football to the Buccaneers.
What went neatly? The Cowboys best gave up one landing to Touchdown Tom Brady and close out the Bucs within the 4th quarter! Jerry Jones more than likely made some huge cash in concession gross sales.
Is that sustainable? Yes, they aren’t going to play the Bucs once more this yr so I’m assured that is the one TD they’ll surrender to Brady. And I’m completely sure Jerry Jones will make some huge cash off of enthusiasts this season.
What went mistaken? The vaunted Cowboys protection gave up issues on 4 of out of the primary 5 possessions, the one who they didn’t was once a ignored 36 backyard box objective. With nobody to throw to or block for him, Dak Prescott had one of the crucial worst video games of his occupation. I’m positive that’s only a twist of fate. Oh and he injured the thumb on his throwing hand. At least the fears of his ankle giving him issues weren’t learned!
Is that fixable? The thumb? Yeah, he’s already had surgical operation and is out 6-8 weeks. Jerry Jones has stated they look ahead to him returning in 4. I’m now not making that up.
The remainder of the workforce? Oh bless your center. 40 yr outdated Jason Peters, freshly signed out of the educational camp of… wait a second… he wasn’t in any individual’s camp. Anyway, he isn’t solving this offensive line. CeeDee Lamb, the most recent member of “the 88 Club” that comes with Hall of Famers Drew Pearson and Michael Irvin, and in addition Dez Bryant, appeared like he will have to surrender his spot on the desk to devour Chipotle to Antonio Bryant.
Next up: Host the Bengals then talk over with the Giants.