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Losing to Eagles still bugs Patriots’ Brady, motivated him

Nov. 14, 2019 11:35 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl two years ago still bugs Tom Brady, even though the New England Patriots rebounded to win their sixth title last season. "That's a lot of mental scar tissue from that year," Brady said in his weekly radio appearance on WEEI in Boston....

NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 52

Nov. 12, 2019 11:53 AM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Eagles-Patriots game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

Relying on the run is formula for Eagles' success

Nov. 7, 2019 2:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Changing their identity might give the Philadelphia Eagles their best chance to make a playoff run. Though the Eagles (5-4) have been a pass-first offense under coach Doug Pederson, they are more successful when they commit to running the ball. Since 2016, they're 21-2 when they have at...

Despite injuries, inconsistency, Eagles in the race at bye

Nov. 4, 2019 5:08 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite injuries and inconsistency, the Philadelphia Eagles enter their bye week right in the thick of the playoff race. The Eagles (5-4) are soaring off to their mini-vacations following consecutive wins after back-to-back lopsided losses. They beat the Chicago Bears 22-14 on Sunday to...

Wentz, Howard lead Eagles past Bears 22-14

Nov. 3, 2019 5:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When they needed it most, the Philadelphia Eagles made all the plays. Carson Wentz threw for 239 yards and one touchdown, Jordan Howard ran for 82 yards and a score and the Eagles held on for a 22-14 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The Bears had just 9 yards in the first half...

DeSean Jackson set to return for Eagles

Nov. 1, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DeSean Jackson is ready to return to action. The speedy receiver plans to play for the first time in two months when the Philadelphia Eagles (4-4) host the Chicago Bears (3-4) on Sunday. Jackson practiced this week on a limited basis and is officially listed as questionable. "Definitely...

Kicking still issue for Bears in rematch vs Eagles

Oct. 31, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Chicago Bears meet the Philadelphia Eagles for the first time since a double doink ended their season and they still haven't solved their kicking woes. The Bears lost 16-15 to the Eagles at home in the playoffs last January when Cody Parkey's 43-yard field goal in the closing...

Eagles put aside drama, back on winning track

Oct. 28, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles put aside all the drama and distractions to get back to winning. After two weeks of answering questions about criticism from an anonymous source in the locker room and dealing with stinging comments from a former teammate, the Eagles snapped a two-game losing...

Bears see signs of offensive growth even in loss to Chargers

Oct. 28, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — In gambling terms, Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy is doubling down on his offense and quarterback Mitchell Trubisky while everyone else is about to fold. Rather than wring his hands over Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, Nagy said he sees real signs the offense is...