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By Paul Bowman, Sports Talk Philly Editor
The Eagles started their season slate off with a showdown at Mercedes Benz Stadium.
Unlike their rivals in Dallas, the team held the lead going into halftime and did nothing but pour onto their lead in the second half.
It really can’t be anyone else at this point as the signal caller completed 27 of his 35 attempts for 264 yards and three touchdowns. He added seven rushes for 62 yards. Most importantly, he did not turn the ball over and took only one sack. It’s an excellent start and the hope is that he continues to improve.
The only reason I have Ridgeway here is because I’m a sucker for depth and, for the fourth guy in the rotation, the amount of pressures he caused (including a forced grounding penalty) is excellent. In reality, however, this spot goes to the entire defensive line. They clearly wore out the Falcons offensive line by the end of the game and that, combined with obvious passing downs, put the whole unit in charge of the game for much of the second half. Strong trenches win games.