The Eagles have now had five touchdowns taken off the board this season due to penalties, the latest coming in their ugly 21-18 win over the Carolina Panthers.
The touchdown removed from the board this time came in the first quarter, when Jalen Hurts found DeVonta Smith from two-yards out on fourth down. The score was negated, however, when Greg Ward was called for offensive pass interference. It was the same flag that took away a Zach Ertz touchdown last week in the team’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
The question is, why does it keep happening?
Speaking Monday morning to Angelo Cataldi on the WIP Morning Show, Sirianni gave a long, detailed answer on what happened, and what the coaching point is to prevent it from happening again:
“I have to do a better job of tea