EAGLE EYE IN THE SKY
Right tackle Lane Johnson is manned up against the pass rusher on his side, outside linebacker Olivier Vernon. Running back
Corey Clement will pick up the most dangerous man coming from that side.
The Eagles block up this pressure perfectly, as the Giants send an extra blitzer who is stood up by Clement. Wentz drops back
and hits tight end Zach Ertz for a big gain and a first down over the middle. It all started with a quality blitz pickup from the Eagles’
offense. The Giants, with new defensive coordinator James Bettcher, are a pressure team. You can expect to see blitzes like this in
Fran Duffy is the producer of the Emmy-nominated Eagles Game Plan show which can be seen every gameday during the season on
NBC10 in Philadelphia. He is also the host of two Eagles-related podcasts, Eagle Eye in the Sky and Journey to the Draft.
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