By Max Harper
The Eagles rookie head coach Nick Sirianni spent this season’s first seven games with his head up his ass:
He ignored the running game, with the exception of Jalen Hurts running for his life.
Then, as if it were a miracle, Sirianni flipped the script.
They have a new smash-mouth identity over the last three weeks―and that style could be here to stay.
The Eagles posted a ridiculous 236 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in a 44-6 win over the Lions in Week 8, and followed that up with another 176 yards and two scores on the ground in a narrow loss to the Chargers last week.
Then, on Sunday, Philly showed that neither of those two games were matchup-specific outliers, galloping to 214 rushing yards on 40 totes in a dominant 30-13 win over the Broncos on Sunday.
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