Eagles Fly High: 8 Key Takeaways from Their Victory Over the Vikings 

by: Yatriinfo.com

Promising Start 

The Philadelphia Eagles soared to a 2-0 record with a hard-fought 34-28 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football. 

D'Andre Swift's Dominance 

Running back D'Andre Swift stole the spotlight, amassing a career-high 175 rushing yards, showcasing the Eagles' formidable ground game. 

Jalen Hurts Shines 

Quarterback Jalen Hurts displayed his versatility, notching two rushing touchdowns and connecting on a deep touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith. 

Offensive Challenges 

Despite the win, the Eagles' offense showed it's a work in progress under new offensive coordinator Brian Johnson, with room for improvement in the passing game. 

DeVonta Smith's Emergence 

DeVonta Smith, the Heisman Trophy winner, continued to impress with a standout performance, including a 63-yard touchdown reception. 

Injury Woes 

Injuries cast a shadow on the Eagles' victory, with several key players, including Avonte Maddox and Nakobe Dean, sidelined or nursing injuries. 

Depth Tested 

The Eagles face depth challenges, especially in their secondary and backfield, with multiple starters and key contributors dealing with injuries. 

Long Season Ahead 

While the Eagles have shown promise early in the season, the growing list of injuries raises concerns about their ability to maintain momentum throughout the NFL season. 

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