There was no time for brotherly love at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night.
The Eagles' starters were dominant on both offense and defense taking a 17-0 lead into halftime before the Eagles' backups continued to have success with the Steelers' starters in a 31-21 win in the all-important dress rehearsal before the start of the regular season.
The unveiling of the newly revitalized Lincoln Financial Field was picture perfect as running back
Foles led the Eagles on a second touchdown drive in the second quarter completing 6 of 6 pass attempts on the series before running back
The Eagles' defense, meanwhile, corralled Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the offense forcing an interception by
The Steelers kept their starters on offense and defense in the game into the third quarter, but that didn't matter to the Eagles. Quarterback
Pittsburgh finally got on the board with 4:07 left in the third quarter when Roethlisberger connected with tight end Heath Miller for a 27-yard touchdown. The Steelers scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns - a 33-yard reception by Darrius Heyward-Bey and a 3-yard catch by Martavis Bryant – both from backup Bruce Gradkowski.