Recap of the game: Commanders 32, Eagles 21

The Eagles had plenitude of openings, but on Monday night, they were foreordained by four successions in a 32- 21 loss to the Washington commandants. The Eagles are 8- 1 and their lead in the NFC East is narrowed to precisely one game. Meanwhile, the commandants remain in the thick of the quest with a 5- 5 story.

As the commandants forced four successions, the Washington offense ruled the game with the rushing rush, maintaining enjoyment for 4024 and converting 12 third- up situations.

Quarterback Jalen Hurts completed 17 of 26 pass cracks for 175 yards with two touchdowns, an interception, and a94.2 passer standing. Hurts also scored on the ground in the first quarter. Running ago Miles Sanders gained 54 yards on 12 carries. Wide receiver Quez Watkins had 80 yards entering, but on a 50- yard event lost a overcritical bobble in the fourth quarter.

Read a comprehensive game recap below.


• The protection was on the verge of a three- and- out, but security Reed Blankenship drilled punter Tress Way on fourth down and was called for roughing the punter. It did not support the commandants. On the veritably coming play, protective end Josh Sweat stripped the ball from quarterback Taylor Heinicke and it was reacquired by guard attack Marlon Tuipulotu at Washington’s 18- yard line.

• The Eagles subsidized snappily on the development with three right rushing plays to get into the end belt. Quarterback Jalen Hurts gained 12 yards on a aimed QB keeper also, two plays latterly, stole the ball in from 1 yard out for the game’s opportunity points to make it 7- 0 with 1221 left in the first quarter.

• For those counting at home, the Eagles have a council- leading seven strip- sacks this season. After the touchdown, the Eagles have scored 67 points off successions, second in the NFL.

• The commandants reacted with a 13- play, 75- yard touchdown drive that rounded with a 1- yard scoring run by Antonio Gibson. Washington converted three third- up situations, the last of them was a 26- yard pass from Heinicke to wide receiver Terry McLaurin on a voyage path. It’s 7- 7 with five twinkles remaining in the first quarter.

• Two roadways, two touchdowns for the Eagles. Hurts was lacing short brickbats to remove the progressions with passes toA.J. Brown, Jack Stoll, and Zach Pascal. But it was DeVonta Smith who made the two crucial plays of the drive. Smith converted a 3rd- and- 10 with a wide receiver movie to get the ball to the Washington 33- yard line. also, Smtih drew a pass hindrance penalty on Benjamin St- Juste to remove the ball to the 6- yard line. Hurts perfected the drive by faking a QB tie and throwing to tight end Dallas Goedert over the middle ground to make it 14- 7 with 130 left in the first quarter.

Alternate QUARTER

• The commandants slash into the Eagles’ lead with a 44- yard Joey Slye field thing, but not after a crazy turn of events. On 3rd- and- 1 from the Eagles’ 22, running ago Brian RobinsonJr. was stuffed by protective end Brandon Graham and linebackerT.J. Edwards. On 4th- and- 1, the commandants appeared to go for it, indeed snarling the ball to wide receiver Curtis Samuel, who was crossing the conformation, but Washington was called for a detention of game penalty.

• An injury to watch, protective end Josh Sweat exited the game on the commandants’ field thing drive.

• Hurts’ third interception of the season. Going deep for Brown, who was in double-barreled content, security Darrick Forrest picked off the pass at the Washington 14- yard line. Replay showed off that the ball was impeccably placed in Brown’s arms, but Forrest took it out.
• Sweat was ago on the field for the Eagles, but the commandants subsidized with a touchdown drive to take a 17- 14 lead. Washington went along 86 yards in 16 plays, limited off by a Robinson 1- yard touchdown run. Washington converted three third campo and a fourth down when Samuel took a handoff on a spurt reach for a 1- yard gain. The commandants are 8- of- 11 on third down and 1- for- 1 on fourth down. Eagles will get the ball reverse with 139 left in the first half. Washington leads the time of enjoyment battle 2243 to 538.

• Eagles snappily go three and out on offense. Kenneth Gainwell ceased the ball on first down, came up with a gimmick along the left sideline for 5 yards on alternate down, and on third down, Hurts’ pass to Brown was deficient as the wide receiver slipped.

• For the first time this season, the Eagles will track in the alternate half. The commandants turned on a 58- yard Slye field thing as alternate quarter ceased to take a 20- 14 lead into interruption. Heinicke’s 15- yard pass to wide receiver Dyami Brown set the commandants in scoring situation. The Eagles will get the ball to start the alternate half.


• The offense went along three- and- out to open the alternate half. Cornerback Kendall Fuller broke up a pass toA.J. Brown on 3rd- and- 4.

• The commandants grinded out a brace of first down – converting two 3rd- and- 1 situations – before Heinicke went along over the top to McLaurin down the right sideline for a 41- yard gain, despite good content from Darius dispatch. The Eagles are suitable to hold the commandants to another Slye field thing as Javon Hargrave sacked Heinicke on 3rd- and- thing from the 3- yard line. It’s 23- 14 with 513 left in the quarter.


• On the first play of the fourth quarter, DeVonta Smith scored on an 11- yard touchdown event to slash the commandants’ lead to 23- 21 with 1454 remaining. The Eagles started the drive out on the ground with three Miles Sanders runs to get their first first down since the alternate quarter. Hurts connected with wide receiver Quez Watkins for a 16- yard gain over the middle ground, followed by a 15- yard gimmick by Goedert to set the Eagles in scoring situation.

•C.J. Gardner- Johnson got the ball reverse for the Eagles with his sixth interception of the season on a deep pass intended for McLaurin. before in the drive, Gardner- Johnson was called for gratuitous acuteness with a late smash out of bounds, but he more than made up for it. The Eagles take over at their own 7- yard line with 1224 left in the game. The commandants had scored on their former five roadways.

• The commandants got the ball back thanks to a Dallas Goedert bobble. Linebacker Jamin Davis should have been called for a facemask penalty. As Goedert was going to the ground, protective attack John Ridgeway punched the ball out. The penalty was missed and Davis reacquired the bobble at the Eagles’ 34- yard line.

• Slye appended a 55- yard field thing after the development to extend the commandants’ lead to 26- 21 with 733 remaining.

• It appeared like the Eagles were going to be in scoring situation with another monumental play, this time by Quez Watkins. He gained 51 yards on a deep post, fell to the ground, got up and had the ball stripped from him by St- Juste. Forrest reacquired and returned it for a gain of 12 yards. After negotiating precisely three successions in the first eight games, the Eagles have three tonight and two in the fourth quarter.

• The Eagles got a luck with 326 remaining, but went along three- and- out as Montez Sweat sacked Hurts on third down. The Eagles rowed the ball down. With all three winters in phase, there’s 154 remaining in the game. Washington will take over at its own 47.

• On third down, Heinicke could not detect an open receiver, consequently he took a knee. Brandon Graham in pursuit ran him over and was called for gratuitous acuteness to extend the drive and end the game.

• The game rounded with a bobble reclamation for a touchdown by Washington protective end Casey Toohill, after the Eagles tried to keep the ball alive on a last-alternate despair play.

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