Recap - Eagles Defeat San Francisco 27-24
|Recap - Eagles Defeat San Francisco 27-24|
The Eagles were Week 5 winners on Sunday, coming out on top of the 49ers by a score of 27-24 at Candlestick Park.
Philadelphia was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 39.5.
Kevin Kolb completed 21 of 31 pass attempts for 253 yards and 1 TD for the Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Frank Gore rushed for 52 yards for San Francisco, while Alex Smith added 16 yards. Alex Smith threw for 309 yards for the 49ers, while receivers Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis had 105 and 104 yards respectively.
Philadelphia was outgained by San Francisco 364-352 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the 49ers.
The time of possession battle favored Philadelphia as their offense was on the field for 30:46, longer than the 29:14 of their opponents.
Philadelphia heads into a Week 6 battle against the Falcons. San Francisco, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oakland.