The Philadelphia Eagles came in to their match up against the Baltimore Ravens in desperate need of a win. While the NFC East is not out of reach losing too many games early could put them out of contention later.
Not going to mince words the Eagles were completely awful in the first quarter. The went down 14 nothing in a flash and did absolutely nothing on offense. Carson Wentz has yet another turnover and the team failed to register even one first down. The offensive line was helpless as Baltimore got to the quarterback at will. Baltimore led 14-0 after one.
The Eagles did at least slow down the Ravens offense in the second quarter. They kept them to just one field goal attempt and got several key stops on third down. Right before the half Philly showed signs of life when Jalen Hurts came into the game and pulled off a long run. Greg Ward would then make a ridiculous catch that was confirmed on review. It was all for nothing though as a failed fourth down attempt ended the drive. Eagles trailed at the half 17-0.
The Eagles finally got on the board early in the second half. Miles Sanders broke off a monster run, fumbled at the end, but it was recovered in the end zone by J.J. Arcega-Whiteside for a touchdown. They would fail the two point conversion. Unfortunately for Philly, Baltimore answered right back on their next drive and opened up an 18 point lead. Quarter Ends with Eagles trailing 24-6
The Eagles scored on a touchdown pass from Wentz early in the fourth quarter. The two point conversion brought them within 10 points with 13 minutes to go. The Ravens would answer with a field goal on their next possession. Baltimore would make another long field goal after failed fourth down try by Philadelphia. The lead was 30-14 with seven minutes to play.
The Eagles would make it interesting with a touchdown from Wentz to Travis Fulgham with under four minutes to play. Philly would successfully go for two and make it a one possession game. The defense would get the stop on Baltimore’s next possession and Philadelphia would somehow have a chance to tie the game. Philly would score again on a Wentz sneak, but fail to get the conversion. An onside attempt would be recovered by Baltimore and that’s how it would end.
Final Score: Baltimore 30 Philadelphia 28