The thing I see is our owners and players have a tremendous love for our country.
That’s neat to see. I do think we’re very near a time when the protests will end, and athletes and owners will be at the forefront of social change for our country in a positive manner, he said.
Goodell labeled the fall meetings as productive overall and said the owners received several reports, including from the competition committee. The owners reviewed the first six weeks of the season, examining margin of victory, penalties and officiating and were pleased with the season so far.
The owners also talked about the league’s partnerships, including one with Ticketmaster, and received a health and safety report.
The Eagles cruised by the Cardinals on Sunday 34-7. They played well in every aspect of the game, including the extracurriculars like celebrating.
When you go up against great competition, your flaws get exposed and your weaknesses get highlighted, McDermott said. We have to learn from those opportunities.
McDermott said he’d like to see more productivity from the running game, which is averaging only 3.4 yards per carry. LeSean McCoy (279 yards) is averaging only 3.2 yards per carry and hasn’t scored a touchdown.
We need to move the chains and score, McCoy said. It’s time to get this thing going. It’s time to get myself going.
Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who has averaged 570 yards rushing in the past two seasons, has only 121 this season. Taylor has completed 62.5 percent of his passes for six touchdowns and two interceptions.