Jason Pierre-Paul calls out Eagles near-losses
New York Giants defensive tackle Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't care for the Eagles. Due to this, he likely doesn't think providing bulletin board materail for them matters much.
When discussing the Eagles' season with Newsday, Pierre-Paul said the Eagles very well could be without a win heading into this week. As it stands, Philadelphia is 4-1 for the season.
"They could have easily been 0-4," he said. "The games were that close. You know it, too! I watch TV. You watch TV, too. The games were close. I feel like we shouldn't go out there and make it a close game.''
Of course, the Eagles have played five games but the point Pierre-Paul is making is clear. He doesn't think the Eagles are as good as the 4-1 record indicates.
After beating the Jaguars in Week 1, Philadelphia's other three wins have come by a total of 12 points. Against the Rams last week, the Eagles needed defensive and special teams touchdowns to score 34 points and almost allowed St. Louis to rally from behind. In their lone loss, a 26-21 defeat to San Francisco, the offense was non-existent and also relied on special teams and defense.
Pierre-Paul has a point, definitely. But he must be confident that no bulletin board material can fire up the Eagles because he just gave them some extra motivation.
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