The Philadelphia Eagles kept their undefeated record intact as they easily defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 8, 35-15. Philadelphia was once again dominant on both sides of the ball as Pittsburgh had no answers for their onslaught.
The Eagles are now 7-0 on the season and it is tough to pick out a week that they may be challenged and lose their first game. Scoring on this defense or containing this offense for an entire game is going to be a tall task for any opponent.
The Steelers experienced that the hard way as the Eagles’ offense steamrolled their defense all afternoon. Philadelphia ended the game with 401 total yards, throwing for 290 yards and rushing for 111. Through the air, it was A.J. Brown who shined once again.
Brown has been one of the best acquisitions in the NFL this year as he was brought in to provide Jalen Hurts with a bonafide No. 1 target and he has lived up to the billing. Against the Steelers, Brown had a monster game, surpassing the 100-yard mark for the first time since Week 1 against the Detroit Lions.
Brown made numerous highlight plays against Pittsburgh, catching six passes for 156 yards and three touchdowns. Each score was more impressive than the last as the Steelers just had no answer for slowing him down as his touchdowns went for 39, 27 and 29 yards.
Just how dominant of a performance did Brown have? According to PFF, Brown was the highest-graded wide receiver in the NFL in Week 8, registering a 92.6.
Brown certainly earned that grade with his performance as he was unstoppable. He has provided the Eagles with consistent production all season and is proving to be worth the first-round pick and $100 million contract that the franchise paid for his services.
Next up for Brown and the Eagles is a trip down south as they will be paying a visit to the Houston Texans in Week 9.