Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants Recap
October 12, 2014
The soaring (4-1) Philadelphia Eagles played host to the (3-1) New York Giants and were anything but civil in their meeting at Lincoln Financial Field. By halftime, the Eagles had jumped to a 20-0 lead behind two touchdown passes from Nick Foles. The Eagle Defense did not make things easy for Giants Quarterback Eli Manning. While Manning had zero interceptions, he was sacked three times in just first quarter alone. The Eagles had one more score in the game, a rushing rushing touchdown from Darren Sproles in the third quarter. The Giants could only rush for 85 yards and not put up a single point during the game. The Eagles picked up win number five while the Giants got their second loss of the season. It was a painful loss for New York, however, a season ending knee injury to their wide receiver Victor Cruz will hurt their playoff chances.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. St. Louis Rams Recap
October 5, 2014
On October 5th, 2014, the Philadelphia Eagles went up against the St. Louis Rams, on their own home turf. The Eagles, due to having a home field advantage or not, led the Rams 13-0 at the end of the first quarter. Both teams trudged on until the end of the first half, both scoring a touch down. The Philadelphia Eagles had the lead at the half with a score of 21-7. It was obvious at this point that the Rams just couldn't match up with the Eagles this week. The 2nd half started, and the Eagles scored two more touchdowns, absolutely decimating the Rams before the 3rd quarter was even over. The Eagles then put in some lower string players to finish off the game, allowing the Rams to score some. However, it was too little to late for the Rams, and the Eagles walked off with the win.
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San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles Recap
September 28, 2014
The San Francisco 49ers defense held the Philadephia Eagles scoreless in the second after a closely contested first half. The Eagles had a 21-13 lead going into halftime before not scoring anymore points in the second half. Frank Gore ran for more than 100 yards for the first time this season and also scored a 55 yard receiving touchdown from Colin Kaepernick. The Eagles usually trusty running game did not perform to expected expectations. Lesean McCoy ran for only 17 yards and Darren Sproles only ran for 4 yards. It was really the Eagles defense and special teams that had given them a first half lead. Sproles scored on an 84 yard punt return, Malcolm Jenkins caught and returned a 53 yard interception, and then the Eagles blocked a punt and Brad Smith recovered it to score. While Gore had a good running game the real star of the show was Phil Dawson who hit 4 field goals and made both of his extra points.