PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz tossed two landing passes, Jalen Mills had a decide-6 and the NFL-main Philadelphia Eagles beat the winless San Francisco 49ers 33-10 on a sloppy, wet Sunday.
The Eagles (7-1) overcame a sluggish begin on their strategy to a sixth straight win. The 49ers are zero-eight for the primary time in franchise historical past.
Wentz was 18 of 32 for 211 yards and one interception. He threw a fifty three-yard TD cross to Alshon Jeffery and 1-yard TD move to Zach Ertz. He leads the NFL with 19 TD passes, most by an Eagles quarterback via eight video games.
C.J. Beathard shoveled a 21-yard TD cross to Matt Breida and completed 17 of 36 for 167 yards with two interceptions in his second profession begin.
The Eagles punted on six of their first eight possessions earlier than opening it up within the third quarter.
Wentz hit Jeffery with an ideal cross to increase the result in 27-7. After Derek Barnett blocked Robbie Gould’s area aim, the Eagles drove sixty two yards and LeGarrette Blount ran in from the 12 for a 33-7 lead.
The 49ers misplaced 5 straight video games by a area aim or much less earlier than Dallas routed them forty-10 final week.
They stayed shut till Wentz’s TD cross to Ertz was adopted by Mills’ interception. Mills picked Beathard’s move on the 37 and ran it again, zig-zagging his strategy to the top zone. Wentz related with Jeffery on a 2-level conversion to make it 17-zero.
Wentz already has 5 TD passes of a minimum of 50 yards this season. Six is probably the most in a season in staff historical past.
Eagles rookie Josh Elliott kicked a fifty one-yarder to set a single-season, franchise-document with 5 area objectives of fifty-plus yards. Elliott, a fifth-spherical decide by the Bengals, was signed off Cincinnati’s apply squad when Caleb Sturgis was injured in Week 1. However Elliott missed two additional factors after making his first 17,
After he scored, Ertz flipped the ball to 2-time American League MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. Trout, who grew up in close by Millville, New Jersey, is a die-onerous Eagles fan who sits within the first row on the sector behind an finish zone. Wentz gave him a soccer after a TD move throughout a recreation final season.
PURPOSE PITCH: After Jeffery’s TD, Ertz pretended to start out a brawl by hitting Jeffery with a pitch (soccer) because the gamers continued to rejoice by enjoying baseball. Ertz was the pitcher, Jeffery was the batter and Wentz was the catcher.
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