Analyzing Carson Wentz’s Perfect 7-On-7 Drill – Philadelphia Eagles News

Analyzing Carson Wentz’s Perfect 7-On-7 Drill – Philadelphia Eagles News

Weather forced the first padded practice of Eagles Training Camp to be shifted to Saturday afternoon. Find out about Carson Wentz‘s amazing 15-for-15 performance in the final 7-on-7 drill of the day.

Number Of The Day: 5.57

In 2016, tight end Zach Ertz ranked first among tight ends with 5.57 receptions per game, which is the third-highest mark by any player in franchise history, trailing only running back Brian Westbrook in 2007 (6.0) and Westbrook again in 2004 (5.62). – John Gonoude

Practice Observations

1. During the final 7-on-7 period, Carson Wentz was a perfect 15-for-15. Here’s a breakdown of those 15 plays.

A. Wentz completes a quick 5-yard pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

B. Wentz connects with Ertz, who caught the ball 16 yards down the field.

C. Ertz is the target again on a short crossing route.

D. Tight end Trey Burton gets in on the fun with a quick out and a gain of 5 yards.

E. Wentz throws a perfect touch pass for a gain of 30 yards to wide receiver Jordan Matthews. Wentz had the ball in the air as soon as Matthews passed linebacker Najee Goode, but it was placed in an ideal spot where neither safety Rodney McLeod nor safety Jaylen Watkins could get it.

F. Wide receiver Torrey Smith catches a 10-yard pass from Wentz.

G. Wentz goes to Burton, the underneath option, for 6 yards.

H. The play of the day. Wentz hits Ertz with a back shoulder throw along the right sideline for 29 yards. Ertz caught the ball and got both feet in as he was falling to the ground. Watkins had good coverage on the play. Amazing anticipation throw. Note that wide receiver Nelson Agholor was creating confusion for the defense…

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