Former South Carolina football star Alshon Jeffery is giving the Philadelphia Eagles life in a crucial Week 7 matchup.
With Philly at 3-3 on the year and going against the Carolina Panthers, Jeffery’s team needed a win, and he is doing his part, with a brilliant catch on fourth down where he toe-tapped his way to staying in bounds to convert.
On the next drive, he caught another pass along the sideline and broke two tackles for a 20-yard gain to put the Eagles inside the Panthers’ 10-yard line. Two plays later, he shook his defender with a nice juke and caught a nine-yard touchdown pass. He celebrated by pretending to launch a soccer free kick over a wall of his teammates.
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Jeffery also made another impressive leaping catch along the sideline on the Eagles’ next possession, putting him at four receptions and 74 receiving yards through one and a half quarters.