Frank Gore and Vernon Davis: Potential Disaster for the Eagles on Sunday?

October 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Looking back to last week’s loss to the Redskins, things didn’t look good early.
The Eagles were put in a 14-0 hole in the first quarter in their own house—Washington did this by scoring with a running back and then a tight end.
This week, the Eagles will see a better running back and tight end combination than they did last week; those two players are Frank Gore and Vernon Davis.
Gore, San Francisco’s biggest offensive weapon, has been a workhorse for the team so far this year. In four losses, he’s recorded games in which he’s had over 100 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving.
He has the ability to throw the game on his back and carry the team. Against the Saints, the 49ers had a drive in the fourth quarter to tie the game late that was completely on the back of Gore.
The Eagles currently rank 27th in run defense, and that does not bode well with Gore lining up against them this week. Last week, they let a backup in Ryan ...

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