It was poor execution more than anything else. I asked Doug Pederson about his play-calling in the season finale, and he admitted it was pretty vanilla by the time the deep reserves entered the game. But that doesn't explain the Raiders game, and he didn't hold much back then. It's been well documented that third downs have been the biggest problem during the past two games. The Eagles are 3 of 25 (12 percent) in the past two games. The Eagles were 45 percent in their first 14 games. So that explains why the Eagles struggled. They won't win on Saturday if they're that bad on third downs again. Nick Foles needs to get into a rhythm, and he'll do that by sustaining drives. I don't think this will be a big-play offense with Foles; they'll need to play smart situational football on third downs and in the red zone.