5 things to know after Eagles beat Lions 34-20


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5 things to know after Eagles beat Lions 34-20

  1. 1. 5 things to know after Eagles beat Lions 34-20 "But everybody ended up being playing within the identical snow therefore there's simply no excuse." MEGATRON IS HUMAN: Just About All a person need to quit Calvin Johnson can end up being a blizzard. Johnson emerged from your ground with a face filled with snow on in which play as well as wasn't any aspect about a day Stafford struggled in rough conditions. LIONS ARE TURNOVER-PRONE: Even though both teams played in the same conditions, the particular Lions fumbled seven occasions as well as lost three while the Eagles fumbled just once as well as recovered it. Neither QB had been sacked. McCoy, that leads the particular NFL with 1,305 yards rushing, is a cut-on-a-dime runner identified more with regard to his juking and also jiving. The Particular Lions are generally minus-10 this season inside turnovers. "LeSean do an outstanding task of hitting things downhill," Eagles coach Chip Kelly said. Bell lost a couple of fumbles inside the red zone as well as Stafford had a high priced turnover within the fourth quarter. Your trio opened gaping holes by simply driving a car Suh as well as Fairley off the ball. the Lions hadn't allowed the TD about the ground within their prior eight video games along with started in permitting the particular third-fewest yards rushing for each game (82.7). Snow began falling two hours just before kickoff and also intensified after the game started. Kelly's up-tempo offense needed a few time for an individual personally to acquire employed to the weather, then finished up making use associated with their third-highest scoring output of the season. EAGLES O-LINE DOMINANT: Guards Evan Mathis as well as Todd Herremans as well as middle Jason Kelce deserved much associated with the loan regarding helping McCoy break Hall involving Famer Steve Van Buren's team record associated with 205 yards rushing in the game against Pittsburgh throughout 1949. "It was difficult to run lateral against this team as well as in individuals conditions."
  2. 2. View gallery Detroit Lions' Joique Bell, left, gets up with the aid of Brandon Pettigrew, center, and also Calvin ... The Lions (7-6) possess a half-game lead over the actual Bears inside the NFC North. ___. Circumstances were so poor neither team attempted the field goal, and there were 2-point conversion attempts right after seven in the eight TDs. "I felt using how well the actual series was blocking, we could gash them," McCoy said. 5 what to recognize right after Eagles beat Lions 34-20 - Yahoo News AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org ___ Ross returned a new punt 58 yards to get a score as well as ran back any kickoff 98 yards for turnover-plagued Detroit. Operating again Joique Bell lost 2 fumbles inside the particular red zone inside the 1st half. "The total game slows down," Stafford said. In Which ended Foles' franchise-best streak associated with 237 passes without a new pick.
  3. 3. View gallery Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles, left, is tackled through Detroit Lions' Willie Youthful throughout the ... Forecasters predicted only a quantity of snow, thus neither team ended up being ready for any storm which dropped as significantly as 6 inches in Philadelphia. SNOW CAN'T STOP CHIP'S OFFENSE: Right After receiving shut out inside the initial half and becoming held to just 90 yards, your Eagles finished strong. Workers utilized shovels along with hand-held blowers to end up being able to distinct off yard lines. "It's just with regards to whether we execute or don't execute. Dallas can transform it straight into a tie for the leading spot having a victory in Chicago in Monday night. "We actually ran exactly the same offense the entire game," Kelly said. Matthew Stafford fumbled three snaps within the very first quarter and also stood a high priced turnover within the fourth. ... When that will didn't perform contrary in order to the Lions, he ran straight forward via Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley along with Detroit's stout defense. The Eagles (8-5) overcame a new 14-0 deficit by simply scoring 28 points inside the fourth quarter. Five items we discovered within Philadelphia's earn over Detroit: View gallery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) huddles together with his team within a snow storm inside the firs ...
  4. 4. Follow Rob Maaddi about Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP_RobMaaddi McCoy ran for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns involving 57 along with 40 yards, and additionally the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the particular Detroit Lions 34-20 in a snowstorm Sunday. The Eagles, trying to go worst-to-first in the NFC East, won his or her fifth straight game and also took more than sole possession of very first place. Johnson had just 3 catches pertaining to 49 yards, even though he passed Herman Moore for the majority of yards receiving inside franchise history on the 33-yard catch for the Eagles 13 late in the very first quarter. Foles had 19 TDs before Chris Houston grabbed his overthrown pass from midfield along with returned it twenty yards to the Eagles 30. It had been hurry-up as well as sit in the 1st quarter with regard to us, then we got a new chance to obtain it going." PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- In any slippery, snow-filled area against a run-stuffing defense, LeSean McCoy had the all round game involving his life. Sports & RecreationAmerican FootballPhiladelphia EaglesDetroit LionsThe EaglesLeSean McCoyMatthew Stafford FOLES ISN'T PERFECT: Nick Foles threw his initial interception, leaving him 1 shy of matching Peyton Manning's record for most touchdowns without any pick to start your season. NOTES: Stafford had been 10 of 25 with regard to 148 yards