5 sneaky threats Commanders should worry about at the Eagles in Week 4

Taking care of these sneaky threats is key for the Commanders.

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DeVonta Smith and Jordan Davis lead the group of five sneaky threats the Washington Commanders should worry about against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4.

A roster as loaded as the Philadelphia Eagles doesn't contain many threats who could be classed as sneaky. But that doesn't mean there aren't some under-the-radar playmakers the Washington Commanders need to be wary of in Week 4.

DeVonta Smith is one of two wide receivers who makes the list, while Jordan Davis is the notable name among a pair of destructive defensive linemen. As if they weren't enough, there's a tough-as-nails running back who has a nose for the end zone that rarely fails him.

Commanders can't ignore Boston Scott

A useful all-rounder, Boston Scott always seems to deliver in the clutch. The six-year veteran has rushed for 16 touchdowns and is also a productive kick returner who averaged 27.1 yards on runbacks last season.

Scott missed Week 3's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a concussion, but the gritty running back returned to practice on Thursday. The Commanders can't forget about his threat, even though their primary focus will be on containing mobile quarterback Jalen Hurts and D'Andre Swift, who rushed for 130 yards on just 16 carries last time out.

Few teams in the NFL are as prolific on the ground as the Eagles, but the Washington Commanders' defense must stay aware of two of Hurts' other targets.