Explodes for career-best effort
Swift rushed 28 times for 175 yards and a touchdown and brought in all three targets for six yards in the Eagles' 34-28 win over the Vikings on Thursday night.
Playing the first game of his professional career in his hometown of Philadelphia, Swift took full advantage of the opportunity by authoring a career-best rushing performance. The offseason arrival, who'd logged just 19 snaps in his Eagles debut in Week 1 against the Patriots, exceeded 20 carries for only the second time in his career and established a new personal best in rushing yards. Swift's stellar effort came in part due to Kenneth Gainwell's absence due to a rib injury and Boston Scott's (concussion) early exit, but after a night of noteworthy plays that included a 43-yard run and a two-yard touchdown rush with 4:13 remaining that essentially sealed the game, it will be difficult to deny Swift leadership of the ground game in a tough Week 3 road matchup against the Buccaneers on Monday night, Sept. 25.
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Scott (concussion) has been ruled out ahead of Monday's matchup against the Buccaneers.
Watkins (hamstring) has been ruled out ahead of Monday's contest against the Buccaneers.
Smith (hamstring/thigh) doesn't have an injury designation ahead of Monday's game against the Buccaneers.
Watkins (hamstring) didn't practice Friday.
Scott (concussion) was a limited participant in practice Friday.
Smith (hamstring/thigh) was a limited practice participant Friday.
Gainwell (ribs) was a full practice participant Friday ahead of Monday's game in Tampa Bay.
Swift got the first practice rep Friday when the Eagles were working on handoffs, followed by Kenneth Gainwell (ribs), Rashaad Penny and then Boston Scott (concussion), Josh Tolentino of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Scott cleared concussion protocol and returned to practice Friday, Josh Tolentino of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Watkins (hamstring) didn't practice Thursday.