Garrett Gilbert shouldnt get the blame for .Coming in off the street isnt easy in street ball, much le s the NFL. Gilbert had last played on Nov. 8, 2020, for the Dallas Cowboys in a 24-19 lo s to the Pittsburgh Steven Wright Jersey Steelers. Dallas came away impre sed enough - but cut Gilbert at the end of training camp, choosing Cooper Rush to serve as Dak Prescotts backup.Will the 30-year-old Gilbert, a Texas kid, this week get a chance to haunt the Cowboys?First things first Washingtons emergency quarterback fill-in did just fine in his return to league. On the field for the first time in more than a year, the former Dallas Cowboys reserve and SMU product by way of Texas pa sed for 194 yards against the Eagles.Gilbert completed 20 of 31 pa ses and didnt throw an interception. He didnt have a touchdown pa s either, but appeared poised and in control of an offense that Martin Perez Jersey he needed a crash course to pick up.He gave a heck of an effort, WFT coach Ron Rivera said. He made some good decisions and delivered some good balls Chris Sale Jersey .Scroll to ContinueWashington jumped out to an early 10-0 lead, which could have been greater had Adam Humphries held on to a potential scoring pa s from Gilbert in the end zone.The Eagles seized control from there, punishing Washington on the ground. Miles Sanders ran for 131 of Phillys 238 yards. Jalen Hurts pa sed for 296 yards and a touchdown.A 10-0 lead turned into a 20-10 deficit Jim Rice Jersey going into the fourth quarter. Gilbert did lead a 69-yard scoring drive to get WFT within a field goal with early in the fourth, but the Eagles followed with their own touchdown march. Down 10 points again proved too much for Washington to overcome, especially with Gilbert thrown in the fire.His timing and rhythm was off a little bit, Rivera said. It showed in a couple of situations that he hadnt had enough reps.WFT signed the journeyman Friday off New Englands practice squad. Washington starter Blake Swihart Jersey . They will probably fine off of it in time to push Gilbert out of the picture by the time 7-8 Washington kicks off at 10-4 Dallas on Sunday night. But he did demonstrate on Tuesday that maybe he belongs in the NFL and his goal this week will be to hang out on the WFT roster long enough to somehow contribute to an upset of the Cowboys.