Zone Read: Eagles-Bears, the Day After

SNAP COUNTS

The offense:

 
Total Snaps
Percentage Of Snaps
QUARTERBACKS
Nick Foles6195%
Michael Vick35%
RUNNING BACKS
LeSean McCoy4469%
Bryce Brown1219%
Chris Polk914%
WIDE RECEIVERS
DeSean Jackson5992%
Riley Cooper5586%
Jason Avant2742%
Jeff Maehl711%
Damaris Johnson35%
Brad Smith12%
TIGHT ENDS
Brent Celek5891%
James Casey3047%
Zach Ertz1523%

Casey has solidified his role as a blocker in the run game. He played 30 snaps, compared to 15 for Ertz.

Brown had easily his best game of the season with nine carries for 115 yards. Polk got into the mix too with the 10-yard TD run.

The defense:

 
Total Snaps
Percentage Of Snaps
DEFENSIVE LINE
Vinny Curry3858%
Fletcher Cox3757%
Bennie Logan2538%
Cedric Thornton2132%
Clifton Geathers2031%
Damion Square1929%
OUTSIDE LBs
Connor Barwin5178%
Trent Cole3858%
Brandon Graham2742%
Casey Matthews1422%
INSIDE LBs
Mychal Kendricks5382%
DeMeco Ryans5382%
Najee Goode1218%
Jake Knott1218%
CORNERBACKS
Bradley Fletcher65100%
Cary Williams5280%
Brandon Boykin3554%
Roc Carmichael1320%
SAFETIES
Patrick Chung6194%
Nate Allen5382%
Keelan Johnson1218%
Earl Wolff46%

Earl Wolff’s knee appeared to be acting up on him, so he only played four snaps at safety.

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GUESSING THE LINE

My guess to McManus in the press box during the game was Cowboys (-2), only because they are at home. I think the Eagles would be a field-goal favorite at the Linc.

Kickoff is set for 8:30 next Sunday night on NBC. Winner gets a home playoff game. Loser goes home.

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