Eagles upset New England
December 13, 2015
On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Eagles shocked the world, and defeated the Patriots….at Gillette Stadium! The final score was 35-28. The Eagles have improved their record to 5-7, and they’re second in NFC East. New England has fallen to 10-2, and they remain in first place in AFC East.
Philadelphia plays their next game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Dec. 13. Buffalo is 6-6 and is third in AFC East.
New England plays the Houston Texans on Sunday, Dec. 13. Houston is 6-6 and is in second place in AFC South.
Sam Bradford threw for 120 yards against New England. He completed 14 out of 24 passes and had two touchdowns.
Darren Sproles led Philadelphia’s offense in rushing with 66 yards on 15 carries. His longest rush was 13 yards.
Jordan Matthews led the Eagles in receiving. He caught three passes for 36 yards. Matthews had one touchdown and his longest reception was 20 yards.
Tom Brady passed for 312 yards, going 29 for 56 on passing completions. Brady had three touchdowns and two interceptions.
LaGarrette Blount led the offense in rushing. He ran the ball 13 times for 54 yards. His longest run was 10 yards.
James White led New England in receiving. White caught 10 passes for 115 yards, and had one touchdown. His longest reception was 25 yards.
I know New England is missing some players…but the Eagles? Really? The Eagles only had 248 total yards compared to New England’s 427! Philadelphia’s defense really stepped up this game, and left New England deflated.