Eagles come back to beat Washington

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It wasn’t easy, nothing about their season has been.

But somehow, the Eagles won a game and took a lead for the NFC East title.

They came back for a 37-27 win at Washington, with Carson Wentz hitting Greg Ward for a touchdown in the final minute, and then getting a wild defensive touchdown to close the game.

Nigel Bradham‘s fumble return for a score as time expired made the game look easier than it was, as they traded the lead with Washington throughout the afternoon.

That moves the Eagles to 7-7, with the Cowboys (6-7) playing this afternoon, and those two legends facing each other next week.

Washington (3-11) got a good game from a rookie class — with former Buckeyes Dwayne Haskins and Terry McLaurin playing well as former coach Urban Meyer watched from owner Dan Snyder’s suite.

But the Eagles scrapped together an offense with barely any receivers, with Carson Wentz completing 30-of-43 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns.

20 responses to “Eagles come back to beat Washington

  1. Am I the only one that thinks catching a pass over Josh Norman should be a five yard unsportsmanlike penalty? We all know he sucks, just stop picking on the poor guy.

  2. Have to admit, Eagles have NO skill players left. Top running back out, their top 3 wide receivers out, all pro right tackle out, they still win, I know it’s only the Redskins, but could Dallas do that if they lose the same players?

  3. Man the Eagles looked bad but give Wentz and the TE’s credit. They made plays down the stretch when they needed to. Both the Cowboys and Eagles have looked like Garbage over the past month but at least the Eagles have gutted out some W’s.

  4. Have to admit, Eagles have NO skill players left. Top running back out, their top 3 wide receivers out, all pro right tackle out, they still win, I know it’s only the Redskins, but could Dallas do that if they lose the same players?

    Yeah slow your roll there a little , the Eagles beat what is essentially a college team … I’ve never seen so many rookies starting at the skilled positions … but a W is a W … good luck 👍

  5. Like I said b4 Wentz isn’t the problem…. The problem is injuries and the secondary giving up big plays. Wentz played clutch the past two games with only 3 WRs. The only thing Eagles got on offense besides Wentz is Ertz,Sanders and Godert. WRs are scrubs,but Greg Ward stepped up and is showing he deserves a roster spot.

  6. Somebody, between Peterson and Wentz, needs to learn how to pass to wide receivers.

    Jim Schwartz is blinded by some sort of misguided philosophy.

    Can Wentz see a single GD blitz pre-snap on a playaction pass???

  7. Have to admit, Eagles have NO skill players left. Top running back out, their top 3 wide receivers out, all pro right tackle out, they still win, I know it’s only the Redskins, but could Dallas do that if they lose the same players?

    Yeah like all teams don’t have major injuries. This is the NFL which the Redskins have many also ala starting a lot of rookies. The redskins have been the most injured team the last several years so no excuses. With that said, the game being as close as it was shows the Redskins are close to the Eagles. I wouldn’t get too comfortable and I definitely don’t see the Eagles making it very far if they manage to make the playoffs.

  8. Robert Bourrillion says:
    December 15, 2019 at 4:53 pm
    Like I said b4 Wentz isn’t the problem…. The problem is injuries and the secondary giving up big plays. Wentz played clutch the past two games with only 3 WRs. The only thing Eagles got on offense besides Wentz is Ertz,Sanders and Godert. WRs are scrubs,but Greg Ward stepped up and is showing he deserves a roster spot.
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    That’s what happens when you elect to give too many players huge contracts, then there isn’t enough money left for quality back-ups which you will ALWAYS need throughout the season!

    And maybe you need new strength and conditioning personnel, doesn’t sound like they’re very good at their jobs!

  9. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    December 15, 2019 at 5:28 pm
    Nick Foles at QB wins this game comfortably.

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    Spoken like someone who hasn’t seen an Eagles game all year (other than when they played the pats) and thinks Foles is anything more the a backup after his QB was bested in the Super Bowl. Nick Foles doesn’t play defensive back.

  10. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    December 15, 2019 at 5:28 pm
    Nick Foles at QB wins this game comfortably.
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    You mean the guy backing up a rookie in Jacksonville of all places?

  11. I think we can all agree this officiating team is horrible. I think at one point they called penalties on 4 strait plays. Skins played with heart but the Eagles showed more heart and gutted it out. Skins – Giants next week is for the second pick.

  12. Dwayne Haskins was out there looking like a grown man yesterday. Imagine what would have happened if he’d had Davis or Reed out there, if the receivers (mostly Sims) hadn’t dropped crucial passes and/or if our secondary hadn’t leaked like a goddamned sieve?

    Where are all of the idiots that were screaming draft bust?

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