D'Andre Swift Shines as Philadelphia Eagles' New Starting Running Back in Victory Over Vikings

by: Yatriinfo.com

A Star is Born 

D'Andre Swift's career-high 175 rushing yards in the win against the Vikings solidified his position as the Eagles' new starting running back. 

Redemption After Neglect 

Just days before his breakout game, Swift received only two touches against the New England Patriots, raising questions about his utilization. This game answered all doubts. 

Record-Breaking Run 

Swift's performance marked the highest single-game rushing total by an Eagles running back since LeSean McCoy in 2013. 

Trade Paying Off 

The 2023 NFL Draft trade for Swift has already proven to be a game-changer for the Eagles, who were searching for a franchise running back. 

Run Game Resurgence 

Philadelphia's rushing attack, led by Swift, averaged an impressive 5.4 yards per carry against the Vikings, a significant improvement from Week 1. 

Time of Possession Dominance 

Swift's rushing prowess allowed the Eagles to control the time of possession, holding the ball for 39 minutes and 28 seconds compared to the Vikings' 20 minutes and 32 seconds. 

Pivotal Drive 

A crucial drive, featuring Swift's ground game, consumed nine minutes off the clock and helped secure the win despite defensive struggles and a sluggish passing game. 

Swift's Role in Super Bowl Aspirations 

As the Eagles strive for another Super Bowl bid this season, D'Andre Swift's role in complementing Jalen Hurts is expected to be pivotal. 

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