Best Tweets from Eagles vs. Ravens: Despite Injuries, Wentz and Fans in Stands Show Fight

Posted on October 19, 2020 - Last Updated on December 22, 2020

Pennsylvania online sportsbooks listed the Philadelphia Eagles as 7.5-point underdogs against the Baltimore Ravens early in the week. By kickoff on Sunday, the Ravens were 10-point favorites against the banged-up Birds.

Early indications pointed to a blowout. The Eagles offense averaged negative .44 yards per play through their first 16 snaps. The Ravens led 17-0 at halftime. Carson Wentz turned in a gutsy performance, but an Eagles two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter was stopped, which sealed the 30-28 win for the Ravens.

By the end of the game, Wentz and center Jason Kelce were the only Week One starters still standing. Additional members added to the Eagles M.A.S.H. unit after Week Six were:

  • Miles Sanders (knee, out 1-2 weeks)
  • Zach Ertz (ankle, out 3-4 weeks)
  • Malik Jackson (quad, out 1-2 weeks)
  • Jack Driscoll (ankle, out 1-2 weeks)

The Birds have little time to lick their wounds. They host the New York Giants on Thursday night. PA sportsbook apps have the Eagles as 3.5-point favorites.

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A 22-point fourth quarter by the Eagles dashed overconfident Ravens spread bettors’ hopes. A breakdown of the public betting splits at FanDuel:

  • 70% of the money on the Ravens (-10)  to cover the spread.
  • 68% of the money on the Ravens on the moneyline.
  • 88% of the money on the over (46.5).

Eagles’ depth chart decimated

Wentz wrecked but fights on

Wentz was sacked seven times and got hit 17 times. Eagles Twitter feared for Wentz’s life.

He was even sacked by a teammate.

Philadelphia Eagles Week 7 injury report

Fans return to Lincoln Financial Field

The Philadelphia Eagles hosted about 6,000 fans on Sunday for the first time this season.

For those who “can’t wait until things get back to normal…”

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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist. She covers the Pennsylvania gambling industry with an emphasis on sports betting, online casino/poker and the lottery.

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