New England Defeats Philadelphia 31-22 - Recap
LeGarrette Blount scampered through the Philadelphia defense for 101 yards as New England handed the Eagles a 31-22 defeat on Friday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Bettors who backed the Patriots were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 40.5.
Ryan Mallett completed 9 of 18 pass attempts for 97 yards and 0 TDs for the Patriots in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Matthew Tucker rushed for 33 yards for Philadelphia, while Felix Jones added 31 yards. Matt Barkley threw for 103 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Greg Salas and Clay Harbor had 54 and 47 yards respectively.
The time of possession battle favored New England as their offense was on the field for 31:02, longer than the 28:58 of their opponents.
New England looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Buccaneers. The Eagles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.