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Eagles Set For Dramatic Finish

The Eagles overcame a double-digit second-half deficit to beat the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 on Monday Night Football ...

INDIANAPOLIS - Darren Sproles juked and bulldozed his way in for a 19-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 20-20 through three quarters.

The Eagles capitalized on a fumble by running back Trent Richardson deep in Colts territory which was caused by Fletcher Cox and recovered by DeMeco Ryans.

The Richardson fumble came one play after a 1-yard touchdown run by LeSean McCoy, the 40th of his career.

Tight end Zach Ertz provided the offense's spark with a twisting 21-yard grab in the air on third-and-11 to keep the scoring drive alive. On the next play, from the Colts' 36-yard line, quarterback Nick Foles lofted a deep pass down the left sideline for wide receiver Riley Cooper, who was able to draw a pass interference penalty. Two plays later, McCoy went in for the touchdown.

The Colts extended their lead to 20-6 with 6:43 left in the third quarter after a 27-yard field goal by Adam Vinatieri. Cox did a great job of keeping quarterback Andrew Luck from scrambling for a first down to force the field goal attempt.

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