Eagles Armchair: Play action and commitment to run are key in win over Washington

Going Deep It didn’t take long for the Eagles to unveil their gameplan. After a dominating performance from their offensive line against the Giants last week, the Eagles showed up on Monday night with a plan to attack the Redskins’ front-seven that entered the game ranked seventh in the NFL against the run. But a crazy thing happened, instead of running into the teeth of the fearsome Washington defense, the Eagles used their productive rushing attack to finally unlock their down-field passing game. The Birds drained over seven minutes of clock and had six different players pick up first downs on their opening drive, which ended with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, his first score as an Eagle. Carson Wentz was improvising like he did a season ago, directing traffic in and out of the pocket as he tortured the Washington defense with his legs, despite not registering a carry all night.  The Eagles offense seemed to finally find the identity they have been searching for all year. The running backs picked

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