Eagles-Giants snap count evaluation: A new WR3 for the playoffs?

The official snap counts from the Philadelphia Eagles’ Divisional Round playoff win over the New York Giants are in. Let’s have a look and run via some evaluation.

  • Dallas Goedert tied DeVonta Smith to guide ability gamers in snap count proportion. Goedert caught all 5 of his targets (extraordinarily environment friendly, per common) for 58 yards and a landing whereas DeVonta caught six of his 10 for 61 yards and a landing.
  • Pretty spectacular that Lane Johnson was capable of play the complete sport previous to resting for three rubbish time snaps. Dude is hard as heck.
  • Landon Dickerson missed a pair snaps at one level after getting banged up. Andre Dillard briefly changed him at left guard earlier than Dickerson was capable of return.
  • AJ Brown ranked second in targets solely behind DeVonta … however solely had three catches for 22 yards. He would’ve had a landing if Jalen Hurts hadn’t overthrown him in the finish zone. Brown appeared annoyed that he acquired banged up on that play however the buzz is that he will be OK.
  • Jack Stoll performed his highest snap count proportion since Week 15. A bit extra 12 personnel on this sport.
  • Kenneth Gainwell performed his third-highest snap count proportion this season. It was a profession evening for him with 12 carries for 112 yards and a landing. An sudden however welcomed improvement.
  • Zach Pascal performed his eighth-highest snap count proportion this season. This was the first sport the place he outsnapped Quez Watkins. Was this resolution matchup-related or does it converse to the teaching workers shedding belief in Quez after some late season struggles? Perhaps a combination of each? We’ll see if Pascal continues to be WR3.
  • For the first time since Week 1, Quez didn’t even see a goal. Pascal, in the meantime, noticed one which resulted in a four-yard catch.
  • You knew the Eagles have been going to get Boston Scott a landing in opposition to the Giants.
  • Cam Jurgens and Jack Driscoll noticed just a few rubbish time snaps. Jurgens’ shotgun snap was a bit excessive (however nicely dealt with) on the landing run by Gainwell.
  • Gardner Minshew did not get to aim a go however he logged the first playoff snaps of his profession. Cool to have the ability to pull your starters in a playoff sport.

  • This was a comparatively lighter workload for the protection. By distinction, the San Francisco 49ers’ defensive starters needed to play as many as 61 snaps on Sunday evening.
  • How about an undrafted rookie free agent out of Middle Tennessee main the Eagles’ protection in snaps performed in a playoff sport?
  • This is simply the second time this season the place Marcus Epps didn’t play the complete sport. He solely missed 10 common season snaps. Nice to have the ability to get him just a little relaxation close to the finish of this one.
  • Haason Reddick was a beast. He tied for the crew lead in tackles with 5 along with posting 1.5 sacks, one TFL, and three quarterback hits. All that on simply 36 snaps. Efficient.
  • Josh Sweat additionally posted 1.5 sacks.
  • Jordan Davis performed extra snaps than Linval Joseph for the first time since the latter joined Philly’s roster. Interesting.
  • Robert Quinn logged a sort out however he is nonetheless trying for his first Eagles sack.
  • Brandon Graham solely performed 12 snaps however had one sack and one TFL.
  • K’Von Wallace was efficient in restricted taking part in time with three complete tackles, one go protection, and one quarterback hit. He’s gotten higher as the season has gone alongside.
  • Josh Jobe put an enormous hit on Richie James late in the sport. Nice little second for the UDFA CB, who solely noticed 12 defensive snaps in the common season.

  • Jake Elliott scored eight factors by going 5/5 on further factors and making his solely subject purpose try, a 30-yarder.
  • Brett Kern bounced again on this sport with an extended of 53 and all three of his punts downed inside the 20-yard line.
  • Britain Covey didn’t return any punts. Not the worst factor to see him be a good catch machine.

INACTIVE: Avonte Maddox, Ian Book, Trey Sermon, Josh Sills, Kyron Johnson, Anthony Harris

  • Maddox was seen with no strolling boot on Saturday evening. Maybe he’ll be capable of return for the NFC Championship Game? If not, he needs to be again if the Eagles make the Super Bowl.
  • The Eagles quickly elevated Harris solely to maintain him inactive, seemingly so he may get a sport examine. Doing a stable for the veteran security.

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