PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many reasons the now 1-4-1 Eagles lost to the 5-1 Baltimore Ravens 30-28.
For starters, there were two crucial drops: one in the end zone and one that could have been a touchdown. The Ravens unsurprisingly won the turnover battle. Jake Elliott missed a makable field goal.
On top of that, Carson Wentz was playing behind an offensive line that featured one original starter. The quarterback was under pressure so much that Merrill Reese, the voice of the Eagles, jokingly asked this KYW reporter if I should play right guard Thursday night when the Giants come to town.
(By the way, the answer to that is a resounding “no.”)
The play that ultimately decided the outcome of the game was a two-point attempt with 1:55 left after Wentz had a 1-yard sneak into the end zone following the two-minute warning.
The Eagles took a while getting out of the huddle and managed to snap the ball at the very e