What to Expect from Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles Offense in Week 9

October 29, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite their 5-2 record and the fourth-highest scoring offense in the National Football League, it hasn't exactly been a smooth ride for the Philadelphia Eagles this season. In particular, quarterback Nick Foles has failed to play anywhere close to the level he showed in 2013, when his 13.5-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio broke the single-season record. 
Foles has been adequate, subpar, mediocre and extremely inconsistent. He's turned the ball over 12 times, including three multiple-interception games. He's led the Eagles to three game-winning drives in the fourth quarter and come within a yard on two others, but he's failed to be the consistent leader the Eagles have needed.
The Eagles catch a major break this week with veteran running back Darren Sproles returning after missing just one game (knee) and Jason Kelce returning after missing four games (sports hernia surgery). 
The running game has been picking it up in recent weeks, with LeSean McCoy gashi...

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