1W) Gause Pick 6
2M) Coleman’s first grab
3W) Brad Newman SackThis is kind of tounge in cheek , although he showed great pursuit, it was our only sack. He showed some speed and was able to wrap up well. But of the D line he is one of the guys that has been out there most consistently. I am hoping to see improvement on the D Line throughout the year.
4M) Tackle on the play: Luke Keuchly (fumble recovery, too!)It was assumed and hoped that Herzy and Keeks would play well together, but you don’t ever really know until you get on the field. Not only did Keeks show up in grand fashion on the stats sheet, it became a running joke for Wesley and I as we patrolled the sidelines. It seemed as if the PA announcer would start out by saying “Luke Keuchly on the tackle”, then try to search who else was there. His nose for the ball carrier also lead to him picking up the fumble caused by the jarring hit of Conor O’Neal, enabling the Eagles to grab possession of the ball and turn it into another opportunity for points.
5W) Marsco to Phifer
6M) Momah’s TD grab
7W) KPL special teams hit
8M) Freese was perfect
9W)Pantale TD diveI agree Mike, kicking is going to be a different animal for us , in a good way
We all knew that with the inexperience at WR, the TEs would see a larger role.. Well it didn’t take long into the game to see that take flight.. after adjustments had been made by Dave Shinskie, there was no doubt that he zoned in on Pantale, and had a good toss to him inside of the 5 and Pantale took it the rest of the way with a couple steps and a dive.
10M) Jimmy Noel slobberknocker
Now, they got the first down at the two, but man oh man did they pay for it. A Wildcat crossed deep over the middle and caught the ball, but just as he reeled in the ball Noel popped him with easily the most audible hit of the game. The WR instantly stopped in his tracks and likely wanted to know what planet he was on. Again, to his credit he held on to the ball but it made me smile knowing that there's a hard hitting safety waiting in the wings for a chance to play...
Wesley-Gause Pick6,Newman Sack, Marsco-Phifer, KPL, Pantale TD
BCMike-Coleman grab,Keeks, Momah TD, Freese perfect, Noel slobberknocker