The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 3-0 as they defeated the Washington Redskins, 37-34, as they were led by three touchdowns from quarterback Nick Foles.
The Philadelphia Eagles improved their record to 3-0 in a 37-34 shootout victory against the Washington Redskins, and quarterback Nick Foles looked fantastic.
The Redskins pulled within three points at the end on a goal-line touchdown run by Roy Helu, but they were unable to score again as the Eagles held on.
Foles threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns on 27-of-41 passing, but the Eagles received an injury scare as running back LeSean McCoy left the game with what appeared to be a concussion.
He was held to 22 rushing yards on 19 carries, and Darren Sproles only carried the ball twice for 20 yards and lost a fumble.
Jeremy Maclin led the Eagles receivers with eight catches for 154 yards and a touchdown, and rookie Jordan Matthews added eight catches for 59 yards and two touchdowns.
For the Redskins, quarterback Kirk Cousins made his 2014 starting debut and looked impressive, throwing for 427 yards and three touchdowns with one interception.
Wide receivers Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson both exploded as they each finished with over 100 receiving yards and a touchdown. The majority of Jackson’s yards came on an 81-yard touchdown catch. Garcon led the team with 11 catches.