Miles Austin, WR Philadelphia Eagles

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Monday, August 3, 2015, 4:19pm

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Eagles camp notes from Monday:

- Jordan Matthews gets my “Camper of the Day” award. Practices that limit contact tend to highlight the passing game and those mostly involved, but Matthews had a standout performance by any estimate. He did most of his damage from the slot. I think we’ll see more of Matthews on the outside than we did last year, but why limit his effectiveness when there probably isn’t another option as comparable on the roster? Most of his catches came from Sam Bradford and there were a variety.

- DeMarco Murray was back in action after sitting out team and 7-on-7 drills yesterday. He said it was a coach’s decision to limit his action on the first day of camp. I’m not sure why he would need to rest after a six-week layoff, but he looked fine on Monday. He didn’t seem to go 100 percent when he was involved, but after last season when he logged almost 500 touches, it doesn’t seem necessary for Murray to push himself this early.

- A day after taking all of the first team repetitions at quarterback, Bradford was under center for the majority. He looked a little more comfortable on Day 2.

- Mark Sanchez took his first series of snaps with the first team. I’m not sure that constitutes as a quarterback competition, but it’s a start. His best toss during the series was downfield to Huff on a comeback route. Working with the second team, Sanchez knew who would butter his bread. He kept going to Nelson Agholor on the outside. The rookie wide receiver continued to get the best of rookie corner Eric Rowe. Contact at the line is limited, so I wouldn’t make any assumptions about Rowe just yet, but Agholor has looked more than competent.

- Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow split third team reps again. If Kelly wants a pure quarterback at the third spot, the job is clearly Barkley’s. But if he wants someone that has an “X” factor or can be effective in zone read plays, then Tebow would seem to have the advantage.

- The Eagles practiced punt returns and the returners were Darren Sproles, Agholor, Matthews, Kenjon Barner, Riley Cooper and Miles Austin.

2015 Strength of Schedule - PHI
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
22
@ATL
5
DAL
2
@NYJ
32
@WAS
21
NO
11
NYG
10
@CAR
BYE5
@DAL
23
MIA
27
TB
12
@DET
18
@NE
8
BUF
7
ARI
32
WAS
11
@NYG

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRSnaps%
1PIT2200310.000000-38/6757%
2NO6441107.330000-52/7569%
3BAL651178.500000-44/6073%
4BYE------------
5TEN2540327.000000-49/7764%
6PIT2290314.500000-24/5941%
7JAX3530817.670000-55/7474%
8OAK2340217.000000-39/5670%
9TB3540518.000000-50/6775%
10CIN548069.600000-48/7663%
11HOU3310810.330000-51/7766%
12ATL6640810.670000-47/7563%
13BUF7860912.290000-38/6955%
14IND------------
15CIN------------
16CAR------------
17BAL------------
Totals4756827212.0900000.00535/83264%

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