Home Sports Redskin The day after: Darius Slay, Eagles’ offseason statement, can’t stop DK Metcalf SportsRedskin The day after: Darius Slay, Eagles’ offseason statement, can’t stop DK Metcalf December 1, 2020 4 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Darius Slay made no excuses about his performance after the Eagles’ 23-17 loss to the Seahawks. DK Metcalf might be the best wide receiver in the league, but Slay’s job was to limit the damage Metcalf did to the Eagles defense. Instead, the second-year receiver caught 10 passes for a career-high 177 yards. “I let the team down,” Slay said during his postgame Zoom session. “I told the defense, that game was on me. I have to play better, but props to DK for giving me the good work. We are competing every play, but I lost every 50/50 ball and I have to be better.” On a night when the offense was characteristically impotent, the Eagles’ best chance to win relied on a dominant defensive performance. They almost got it, with spirited fourth-down stops, steady tackling and frenzied rallies to the football. The only thing missing was an ability to limit Metcalf, who accounted for nearly 60 percent of the Seahawks’… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 1/15: The Future Of Washington Predators practiced what they preached, showed effort in win over Blue Jackets [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Building a 2021 WFT the Rivera Way Replacing J.T. Miller: Ranking the Canucks’ first-line wing options Jusuf Nurkic and Blazers suffer another bad break: ‘It’s always something, man’ Wayne Rooney hired as Derby County manager on a permanent basis State of the 49ers, DL edition: Will the front return to dominance in 2021? Imagining an NCAA Tournament entirely in Philly; discussing St. Joe’s scheduling Which Penn State players improved the most during 2020? Nittany Lions mailbag Virginia Tech football fan survey: How do you feel about the Hokies after 2020? [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Grading the Washington Football Team’s offensive line for 2020 Transfer news tracker: AC Milan ask Chelsea for £26.7m option in Fikayo Tomori loan LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.