Lions Fall 34-20 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
|Lions Fall 34-20 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap|
Detroit was unable to contain LeSean McCoy on Sunday and the result was a 34-20 Week 14 loss against the Eagles.
Bettors who backed the Eagles were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 51.5.
Nick Foles completed 11 of 22 pass attempts for 179 yards and 1 TD for the Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lions defense.
Joique Bell rushed for 69 yards for Detroit, while Theo Riddick added 12 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 148 yards for the Lions, while receivers Joique Bell and Calvin Johnson had 58 and 49 yards respectively.
Philadelphia outgained Detroit 478-228 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-11 by the Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Philadelphia as their offense was on the field for 31:27, longer than the 28:33 of their opponents.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Vikings. The Lions will aim to get back on the winning track vs Baltimore.