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Patriots at the Eagles
Coming off their first loss of the season the Patriots (8-1) hoped to crush the Eagles (5-4) at Philadelphia. The Eagles hoped to continue their two-game winning streak with another win at home. Eagles kicker Jake Elliot made a forty-two yard field goal two minutes into the first quarter. The Patriots were unable to respond to the Eagles field goal and the first quarter concluded with the Eagles up 3-0. The Eagles had excellent field position to start the second quarter and scored a touchdown in just three minutes. The Patriots mounted a successful offense however they were unable to get a touchdown and kicked three field goals in the second quarter. The first half ended with the Eagles up 10-9.
The third quarter was relatively slow until the Patriots pulled off a trick play with Julian Edelman throwing a touchdown pass to Phillip Dorsett and were successful in their two point conversion attempt as well. The fourth quarter began with the Patriots up 17-10. The fourth quarter was slow with the Eagles coming close to tying the game however the Eagles were unable to make a comeback. The Patriots won 17-10. The Patriots are now (9-1) and the Eagles are (5-5).