Eagles Seal Win Over Raiders With FG, Fumble Restoration For TD

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PHILADELPHIA — Jake Elliott kicked a 48-yard area aim with 22 seconds left, and the Philadelphia Eagles clinched the No. 1 seed for the NFC playoffs with a sloppy 19-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Monday night time.

Ronald Darby intercepted Derek Carr’s move and ran it again 52 yards with 54 seconds left, however was dominated down by contact on the spot of the decide. Nick Foles then accomplished 4 straight passes for 21 yards. After an incomplete move, Elliott nailed his kick proper down the center.

Derek Barnett returned a fumble for a landing after choosing up a lateral on Oakland’s remaining play from scrimmage.

The Eagles (13-2) went to the Tremendous Bowl and misplaced 24-21 to New England the final time they’d home-field benefit following the 2004 season.

Coming off a 12-Four season, the Raiders (6-9) have been a well-liked decide to problem the Patriots for the AFC title. However they’ve had a disappointing season and have been eradicated from the playoff chase on Sunday.

Nonetheless, taking part in for delight, Oakland almost spoiled Philadelphia’s Christmas.

Carr threw a 63-yard TD move to Amari Cooper to tie it at 7 early within the second quarter. Cooper was broad open after cornerback Jalen Mills tried to leap the route.

Giorgio Tavecchio kicked a 25-yard area aim on the opening drive of the third quarter to offer the Raiders a 10-7 lead.

The groups traded turnovers on three straight possessions, beginning with Patrick Robinson intercepting Carr and returning it to Oakland’s 44.

Eagles left guard Likelihood Warmack then brought on Jay Ajayi to fumble when he tried to push the pile and hit his teammate. The Raiders recovered at their 30, however gave it again on the subsequent play when Marshawn Lynch fumbled on the identical spot.

Philadelphia couldn’t do a lot with glorious area place and settled for Elliott’s tying 35-yard area aim.

After Tavecchio missed a 48-yard area aim with 7:58 remaining, Foles threw a move that bounced off Professional Bowl tight finish Zach Ertz’s palms and was intercepted by Reggie Nelson on the Eagles 37.

However Philadelphia shortly obtained the ball again when Malcolm Jenkins stripped Jalen Richard and recovered it on the Eagles 16. The offense went three-and-out.

Oakland’s first drive ended with Carr throwing the ball away on fourth-and-2 from Philadelphia’s 42.

The Eagles scored on the following possession when Foles tossed a 17-yard TD move to Ajayi for a 7-Zero lead. Corey Clement ran 2 yards on fourth-and-1 to increase the drive.

STREAK SNAPPED

Foles had gone 170 passes with out throwing a decide. It was the longest lively streak within the NFL.

MISSED CHANCES

Raiders: Nelson dropped what ought to’ve been a pick-6 within the second quarter.

Eagles: Elliott was broad proper on a 33-yard area aim on the finish of the primary half.

INJURIES

Raiders: OT Vadal Alexander sustained a concussion.

Eagles: DE Brandon Graham left with an ankle damage within the fourth quarter.

UP NEXT

Raiders: Host the Los Angeles Chargers (Eight-7), who’re nonetheless in rivalry for an AFC wild card.

Eagles: Host the Dallas Cowboys (Eight-7) in a sport that has no playoff implications. 

 
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