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Eagles Still Perfect In Preseason; Win 39-26


It was a night full of scoring as the Eagles defeated the Packers, 39-26, in Wisconsin. Philadelphia dominated the play in the first half of Saturday night's game, outscoring Green Bay 39-14.

Running back Raheem Mostert set the pace for the Eagles' offense with a 62-yard kick return to open the game. From there, Sam Bradford took over. The quarterback's second game as an Eagle was a complete success as he completed all 10 of his pass attempts for 121 yards and three touchdowns. He was not the only one to turn in a top-notch performance, as Mark Sanchez also passed for 150 yards and two touchdowns during his time in the game. All in all, the Eagles' four quarterbacks passed for a combined 314 yards.

The scoring came from a number of Eagles across the field. Tight end Trey Burton notched two touchdowns in what was a great night for the second-year player. He had four catches for a total of 21 yards. Darren Sproles, Brent Celek, Jeff Maehl and Kenjon Barner all added touchdowns of their own, but the scoring didn't end there. The Eagles' also saw contributions from their defense when Walter Thurmond intercepted a pass from Packers' quarterback Brett Hundley and returned the ball 28 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter.

During the second half, the Packers worked to make a comeback. They scored 12 points in the two quarters, but the two touchdowns were not enough to even up the score as the Eagles held onto the victory.

Quarterbacks Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow both made appearances in the final 30 minutes of play, but the true battle for the third quarterback spot is expected to come when the Eagles take on the New York Jets in their final preseason game of 2015 on Thursday at MetLife Stadium.

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