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Darius Slay Delivers ‘Best in the World’ Performance

By Tulisan Keren

September 20, 2022

Eagles Star Darius Slay

With 7:15 left in the fourth quarter, Darius Slay waved off Zech McPhearson. 

Eagles Star Darius Slay

In a vital circumstance, the four-time Pro Bowl cornerback wouldn't play. Slay made a diving interception in the end zone to give his offence the ball.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

It was Slay's second pick and ended Minnesota's comeback bid. he read Kirk Cousins' gaze perfectly

Eagles Star Darius Slay

And finished Justin Jefferson's route He never considered sitting out a tie game. He knew what to do. Eagles beat Vikings 24-7.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

"I had to wave him off, I'm tough," Slay said. I'm not going to put him in that situation now.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

It was a clutch situation, the offence turned over the ball, and only great players rise in those moments.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

Slay won Monday night's game at Lincoln Financial Field. Jefferson clung to him like static on clothes.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

Cousins was 1-5 for 7 yards when Slay was closest. On 5 Jefferson targets, Slay has 2 interceptions and 1 reception.

Eagles Star Darius Slay

"I take no bout lightly," remarked Slay. “But he's one of the best in the world, and so am I, so I was looking forward to the matchup.”