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Jay Ajayi's TD Gives Eagles 7-0 Lead After First Quarter

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At the end of the first quarter, the Eagles lead the Raiders 7-0 thanks to the first career touchdown reception from running back Jay Ajayi.

On the Raiders' opening drive, Philadelphia made a stop on fourth-and-2 forcing a turnover on downs. The offense took over from its own 42 yard-line.

The Eagles pounded the ball on the ground during their second drive. Running back Corey Clement converted on a fourth-and-1 attempt and Ajayi polished off the drive with a 17-yard touchdown on a screen pass from quarterback Nick Foles. On the score, Ajayi passed 1,000 yards from scrimmage on the season.

The Eagles will take over from their own 30-yard line to start the second quarter.

First Quarter Leaders

Passing:

Nick Foles: 3-5, 25 yards, TD

Derek Carr: 3-5, 20 yards

Receiving:

Jay Ajayi: 17 yards, TD

Lee Smith: 2 catches, 16 yards

Rushing:

Jay Ajayi: 7 carries, 29 yards

Marshawn Lynch: 5 carries, 15 yards

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Oakland Raiders, 19-10. This win clinched home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

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