Recap - Eagles Defeat Cleveland 17-16
|Recap - Eagles Defeat Cleveland 17-16|
Michael Vick was good for 317 yards through the air on Sunday as the Eagles got past the Browns by a score of 17-16 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
The Eagles won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
LeSean McCoy rushed for 110 yards, while Michael Vick added 32 yards in the win. Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson added 96 and 77 receiving yards respectively.
Trent Richardson rushed for 39 yards for Cleveland, while Travis Benjamin added 35 yards. Brandon Weeden threw for 118 yards for the Browns, while receivers Mohamed Massaquoi and Josh Gordon had 41 and 32 yards respectively.
Cleveland was outgained by Philadelphia 456-210 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-12 by the Eagles.
Cleveland lost the time of possession battle 35:58/24:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Philadelphia heads into a Week 2 battle against the Ravens. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.