Eagles-Bucs, Rams-Bengals Live Updates: Top Moments from Monday Night Football
Strong Performances and Defensive Stands
In the Eagles-Bucs game, Jalen Hurts started strong with double-digit passes to star receiver A.J. Brown. However, the Bucs defense denied the Eagles on their opening drive, leading to a turnover on downs.
On the move, Eagles WR Britain Covey returned a punt 52 yards, setting up a field goal that gave the visiting team a 3-0 lead going into the second quarter.
The Bucs’ offense gained momentum in the second quarter, with Baker Mayfield leading a 69-yard drive. However, a diving stop by Sydney Brown prevented a touchdown, forcing Tampa to settle for a field goal.
Hurts’ Savvy and Defensive Plays
Jalen Hurts showcased his pocket awareness and bought time to throw a touchdown pass to Olamide Zaccheaus, scoring the first Eagles touchdown of the game.
Reed Blankenship made an impact in his 2023 debut, intercepting Mayfield’s pass and forcing his first giveaway of the season.
Devin White, a key player for the Bucs’ defense, intercepted Hurts shortly after Blankenship’s interception, highlighting the strength of Tampa’s defensive unit.
These top moments from Monday Night Football showcased the talent and determination of the teams involved, setting the stage for an exciting season ahead.