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Los Angeles Rams' Darrell Henderson scores a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Eagles coordinator Jim Schwartz takes blame for defense

Sep. 22, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A day after Carson Wentz took the brunt of the criticism for the offense’s collective struggles, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz put the blame on himself for his unit’s troubles. The Eagles fell to 0-2 for the first time in five years following a...

Philadelphia Eagles' DeSean Jackson, right, catches a pass against Los Angeles Rams' Troy Hill during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Goff tosses 3 TD passes to Higbee, Rams beat Eagles 37-19

Sep. 20, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Goff outdid Carson Wentz in his house. Goff threw three touchdown passes to Tyler Higbee and the Los Angeles Rams beat the Philadelphia Eagles 37-19 on Sunday. Goff completed his first 13 passes, including a pair of TDs to Higbee, and the Rams jumped to a 21-3 lead minutes into...

FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks to pass the ball against the Washington Football Team during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Goff, Wentz have lived up to expectations so far since draft

Sep. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are an NFL rarity. Two quarterbacks were selected Nos. 1-2 in the draft only seven times since 1967. It hasn't worked out for both teams until now. Wentz finished third in NFL MVP voting his sophomore season when the Eagles won their first Super Bowl title,...

Goff, Wentz meet for 2nd time since going 1-2 in 2016 draft

Sep. 17, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0) at PHILADELPHIA (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Rams by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 1-0, Eagles 0-1 SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 22-19-1 LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Rams 30-23, Dec. 16, 2018 at Los Angeles LAST WEEK - Rams beat Cowboys 20-17; Eagles lost to Washington 27-17...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks to pass the ball against the Washington Football Team during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Eagles coach Doug Pederson sticking to aggressive approach

Sep. 14, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doug Pederson hoisted a Vince Lombardi Trophy because of his aggressive coaching so he’s not stopping now. A day after the Philadelphia Eagles blew a 17-0 lead in a stunning 27-17 loss to the Washington Football Team, Pederson vowed to stick with a philosophy that led the Eagles...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz passes the ball against the Washington Football Team during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Wentz sacked 8 times, Eagles lose 27-17 after leading 17-0

Sep. 13, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz came out firing before an undermanned offensive line couldn’t protect him from a relentless rush. Pressured consistently and pummeled often, Wentz threw two costly interceptions after tossing a pair of touchdown passes and made a couple of errant throws in the...

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert (88) catches a pass on his way to scoring a touchdown against Washington Football Team Kevin Pierre-Louis (54) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Washington gets 8 sacks, rallies for 27-17 win over Eagles

Sep. 13, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The Washington Football Team played like a group of guys determined to make a name for themselves. Peyton Barber ran for two touchdowns and Dwayne Haskins rallied Washington from a 17-point deficit to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-17 Sunday in coach Ron Rivera’s debut....

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during an NFL football training camp practice in Tampa, Fla. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen _ though it won't be seen by fans at Raymond James Stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic _  Brady makes his Buccaneers debut against that youngster Drew Brees and the Saints. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Life at 40-plus: Brady vs Brees is tastiest of NFL matchups

Sep. 12, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

Life at 40. Well, 41 and 43. How sweet it can be. In the first matchup of 40-plus quarterbacks in NFL annals, during one of the most anticipated openers the league has seen — though it won't be seen by fans at the Superdome because of the coronavirus pandemic — Tom Brady makes his Buccaneers debut...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs players stand for a presentation on social justice before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, FIle)

On Football: The mysterious journey into NFL 2020 begins

Sep. 11, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

Van Morrison sang about going “Into the Mystic.” The Grateful Dead called it a “long, strange trip” in “Truckin'.” The young women in “Frozen” contemplated “Into The Unknown.” Whatever your choice of musical genre, they all apply to the NFL's...