The Philadelphia Eagles won eight consecutive matches without losing for the first time in franchise history. The Eagles crushed the Huston Texans 29-17 on Thursday and continued their winning streak 8-0. But the Texans fell to 1-5-1.
Looking at this NFL season so far, the Philadelphia Eagles were the favorite on Thursday night’s match, which seemed like a mismatch on the field. But the Texans gave a tough contest to the Eagles, and both teams scored 14 points each after the first-half.
The Match Highlight
The 1-5-1 struggling Texan squad surprisingly made an early statement on the last night’s match. Davis Mills led his team down the field for the Huston Texan, and a Teagan Quitoriano 2-yard touchdown reception covered his 75-yard drive off.
The Philadelphia Eagles rank third in total yards per game (395.4) in this NFL season. In the last match against Texans the Eagle squad started deep, and they scored a 91-yard drive. Mile Sander’s 2-yard rush was very crucial.
The Texan’s defense seemed weak comparatively. However, the Texans defense got to quarterback the Eagle’s Jalen Hurts. Meanwhile, Steve Nelson was compelling a fumble, and Johnny Johnson was able to recover. But, The Huston squad could not capitalize on the turnover.
The Philadelphia Eagle could run the ball effectively and scored 31 carries for 143 yards with 4.5 average, and two touchdowns. The Texans could not to stop Dallas Goedert, who was abled to touch eight out of his nine targets for hundred yards with one touchdown.
Initially, Jalen Hurts lost a fumble and almost lost another late game. But he finished 21/27 for 243 yards, two touchdowns, a 128.9 passer rating, and zero interceptions.
“Embracing the Legacy”— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) September 8, 2022
Jalen Hurts takes pride in carrying the torch in the #Eagles’ legacy of Black quarterbacks.
In my recent sit-down with Hurts, he discussed his place in that tradition, and in doing so, ever-so-slightly broke his public hard shell. https://t.co/IFwEy27Rwp
Dameon Pierce took over the ball 36yards just before the two-minute warning. At the same time, Pierce ended the half with 88 yards and 13 carries. C.J. Gardener Johnson ambushed Mills and took the Philadelphia Eagles a lead over the Huston Texans by scoring a touchdown.
But the Texans were ready to fight back. They put up three in the third to lower the disparity. But Dallas Goedert extended Philadelphia’s lead with his 4-yard touchdowns.
Finally, Mill’s second interception snatched the match from Huston Texans and confirmed the eighth consecutive win of the Philadelphia Eagles in this NFL season.