Eagles-Vikings analysis: D’Andre Swift dominates and the defense is opportunistic in the Birds’ 34-28 win

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Going into Thursday night’s home opener against the Minnesota Vikings at Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles lacked three defensive starters due to injury, including safety Reed Blankenship. The Eagles turned to the existing group to step up in his place, including safety Terrell Edmunds. He took full advantage of the opportunity to make an impact and help the Eagles to an eventual 34-28 victory. With the Vikings driving at the two-minute warning of the first half, looking to wrangle the 10-7 lead away from the Eagles, 2022 AP offensive player of the year Justin Jefferson caught…

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