Carson Wentz tosses 3 TDs, Cam Newton 3 INTs as Eagles acquire 28-23 victory

Carson Wentz finished 16 of 30 passes for 222 yards and 3 touchdowns as a Philadelphia Eagles warranted a 28-23 feat over a Carolina Panthers on Thursday night.

Cam Newton and a Panthers had dual apart drives in a shutting mins to get a go-ahead touchdown usually to have an interception and an deficient pass to Christian McCaffrey on fourth down finish their hopes.

Wentz connected with Nelson Agholor for a 24-yard touchdown as a Eagles far-reaching out got matched adult man-to-man on Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson. The measure gave a Eagles a 28-16 advantage on a initial play of a fourth quarter. Zach Ertz hold a other dual touchdowns from Wentz on a night.

Newton would find McCaffrey for a 1-yard touchdown on a Panthers indirect possession to tighten a necessity to 28-23 with 8 mins left to play. Carolina forced a three-and-out and a Panthers were on a pierce again until Newton was picked off for a third time on a night. Rasul Douglas scarcely intercepted Newton dual plays earlier, though Newton was finally picked off by Jalen Mills as a Eagles brought a shell with only over 3 mins remaining.

Newton seemed to have a miscommunication with Kelvin Benjamin that led to a chuck that wasn’t tighten to anyone in a Carolina uniform.

The Eagles could not get a initial down to put a diversion divided as Wentz couldn’t bond with Ertz on a third-and-7. Instead, a Panthers took possession behind during their 31-yard line with 2:03 remaining. After picking adult a discerning initial down, a expostulate stalled. Newton’s third down pass to Ed Dickson was knocked down during a line of struggle and a fourth down chuck for McCaffrey skipped deficient off a turf.

Newton finished 28 of 52 passes on a night for 239 yards with a touchdown and 3 interceptions. The Panthers are now only 1-4-1 in games where Newton has thrown during slightest 45 passes.

However, a Panthers didn’t have any rushing conflict to pronounce of Thursday night. Newton was a team’s heading rusher as good with 71 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries. Curtis Samuel and McCaffrey managed only 8 yards each. Fozzy Whittaker and Jonathan Stewart were any hold to disastrous yardage. The using behind organisation has a whole managed only 9 yards on 14 attempts.

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