Recap - Patriots Defeat Philadelphia 42-35
|Recap - Patriots Defeat Philadelphia 42-35|
Jimmy Garoppolo threw a pair of TD passes as New England defeated Philadelphia 42-35 in Pre-Season Week 2 action on Friday.
New England was a favorite by -1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Jonas Gray rushed for 98 yards, while Stevan Ridley added 45 yards in the win. Roy Finch and Kenbrell Thompkins added 34 and 32 receiving yards respectively.
Henry Josey rushed for 56 yards for Philadelphia, while LeSean McCoy added 19 yards. Mark Sanchez threw for 117 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Jordan Matthews and Brent Celek had 104 and 45 yards respectively.
Philadelphia lost the offensive yardage battle to New England 476-413 yards in Friday's game. New England had more first downs as that total ended up 35-26.
New England led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 39:44-20:16 split in that important category.
New England looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Eagles will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Pittsburgh.