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NFL Week 3 Game Recap: Philadelphia Eagles 24, Washington Commanders 8

Landover, Maryland, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) passes the ball as Washington Commanders linebacker Cole Holcomb (55) and Commanders safety Bobby McCain (20) defend during the second quarter at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Jalen Hurts and DeVonta Smith ran roughshod over the Washington Commanders defense in Week 3, combining for 169 yards and a score through the air to help secure a 24-8 win for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Offensive spotlight: DeVonta Smith caught all eight of his catchable targets for 169 yards and a touchdown. He moved the chains six times, racked up 69 yards after the catch and came away with four explosive plays of 15 or more yards.

Defensive spotlight: Veteran pass-rusher Brandon Graham recorded three sacks and two hits on his former quarterback, beating his blocker on 31.6% of his pass-rush snaps on the day.

Rookie spotlight: Jordan Davis notched three hurries and a batted pass from 13 pass-rush snaps and added two solo tackles against the Washington rushing attack.

Offensive line spotlight: It was a miserable day for the Washington Commanders offensive line, which gave up seven sacks, two hits and 10 hurries from 30 pass-block snaps on first review.

Box Score

Passing
Philadelphia Eagles
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Jalen Hurts 30.6 22 / 35 340 9.7 3 0
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Carson Wentz 9.64 25 / 43 211 4.9 0 0
Rushing
Philadelphia Eagles
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Jalen Hurts 30.6 9 20 2.2 0 5
Miles Sanders 5.4 15 46 3.1 0 13
Zach Pascal 4.8 1 0 0.0 0 0
Kenneth Gainwell 0.6 3 6 2.0 0 3
Boston Scott 0.0 2 0 0.0 0 1
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Curtis Samuel 13.1 3 13 4.3 0 15
Antonio Gibson 11.0 12 38 3.2 1 11
J.D. McKissic 10.0 3 8 2.7 0 6
Carson Wentz 9.6 3 22 7.3 0 13
Jonathan Williams 0.6 1 6 6.0 0 6
Receiving
Philadelphia Eagles
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
DeVonta Smith 33.9 12 8 169 14.1 1
A.J. Brown 19.5 10 5 85 8.5 1
Dallas Goedert 11.6 4 3 26 6.5 1
Miles Sanders 5.4 1 1 -2 -2.0 0
Grant Calcaterra 5.0 1 1 40 40.0 0
Zach Pascal 4.8 3 3 18 6.0 0
Jack Stoll 1.4 2 1 4 2.0 0
Quez Watkins 0.0 1 0 0 0.0 0
Washington Commanders
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Terry McLaurin 19.2 9 6 102 11.3 0
Curtis Samuel 13.1 10 7 48 4.8 0
Antonio Gibson 11 1 1 2 2.0 0
J.D. McKissic 10 9 6 32 3.6 0
Jahan Dotson 3 8 2 10 1.2 0
Logan Thomas 2.5 3 2 5 1.7 0
Dax Milne 2.2 1 1 12 12.0 0
John Bates 0 1 0 0 0.0 0

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