Fans Put Their Support Behind Nelson Agholor – Philadelphia Eagles News

Fans Put Their Support Behind Nelson Agholor – Philadelphia Eagles News

Number Of The Day: 23,000

Over 23,000 fans attended Sunday’s Open Practice at the Linc. It was an amazing display as the Eagles honored the men and women of our Armed Forces at Military Appreciation Day presented by Dietz and Watson.

Play Of The Day

Rookie free agent cornerback Jomal Wiltz perfectly timed the throw from quarterback Dane Evans and dove to pick off a quick hitch route during a 7-on-7 drill. He got up and returned the ball for what would have been a pick-six. – Chris McPherson


Practice Observations

1. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor appeared to draw the most praise on Sunday, and it started on the first play of full-team kickoff return drills. Agholor raced down the left sideline as the crowd’s cheers grew to a roar. During one-on-one drills, Agholor ran an outstanding route against cornerback Patrick Robinson to break open on a catch-and-run. He beat Ron Brooks on an out-and-up route for what likely would’ve been a touchdown. – Fran Duffy

2. I agree with Fran and would name Agholor my practice player of the day. Even during group install, where the players practice the calls that will be used in team drills, Agholor caught a back shoulder fade down the right sideline against no defensive backs and it still received quite the applause. What’s really stood out to me is how he’s catching the ball away with his hands from his body. He’s not body-catching the ball. Strong hands. He finished off his outing with a touchdown in 7-on-7 drills on a deep post route. – CM

3. Invincible cameo time. Vince Papale was one of the alumni at Sunday’s practice. During the 7-on-7 drill, he made his way down the sideline…

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