August 24 Philadelphia Inquirer
“Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg had a grim assessment of his unit’s performance Friday night against the Bengals, but said the problems are ones the team can correct.
“Last week, there was not much good there,” Mornhinweg said. “We already started on getting some of those things corrected. I think there were some guys that played very hard, there were some that were thinking just a little bit too much, trying to do a little bit too much, and then, lastly, we just simply played poorly.”
The team scored no touchdowns, though the starters had a score called back by an illegal formation penalty.
Mornhinweg would not single out any position, even when reporters asked about the play of the offensive line, which produced few holes for running backs and allowed pressure on Kevin Kolb.
“I think we’re going to be fine,” he said about the line. “There was no position that really played at a high level, and that’s what I was disappointed in.”
He added: “I think our offensive line has a bright future here. They can be one of the very best in the league.”
Mornhinweg also said the team may have a few red-zone wrinkles it can roll out for the regular season that it hasn’t used in the two preseason games.
“In the preseason, we don’t show them much at all,” he said. “It’ll be a little different [than the past] because we have a quarterback with different strengths than Donovan [McNabb], we’ve got some other players with a little bit different strengths.””
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