The Philadelphia Eagles They imposed themselves 17-16 as visitors to Indianapolis Colts at the Sunday meeting corresponding to the NFL Week 11disputed in the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana.
After losing undefeated against the Washington Commanders last week, the Eagles returned to the path of win in the last five minutes of the match against indianapoliswhom they defeated by the minimum of one point.
The game began with a great offensive series, which combined good passes from the quarterback matt ryanwith dominant carries of jonathan taylor, who has had a renaissance in this second half of the campaign. Taylor ran for 49 yards and a score to put the Colts up 0-7.
After good defensive series from both squads, the game did not see any changes in the scoreboard until in the second quarter, Jalen Hurts and the offense advanced the ball enough to give the kicker Jake Elliott the opportunity to bring the score closer 3-7 with a field goal.
Before closing the first half indianapolis returned to take advantage of seven points thanks to a long attempt to 59-yard field goal which was connected by Chase McLaughlin.
The second half opened with hurts at the controls, but on just the first play of the drive, the quarterback was stopped back by Ngakoue of the Coltsforcing the Fumble which ended up in possession of the premises. Indy I take advantage with another McLaughlin field goal to score 3-13.
The kicker of the Colts had a chance to increase the lead on another field goal attempt, but was not able to convert in a play that ended up being key to Fily’s victory.
Already in the last quarter, Hurts and the Eagles showed why they are one of the most dominant offenses in the entire league, and in a 22-yard long pass to Quez Watkinsthe visitors rang for the first time in the diagonals to approach 10-13.
After a couple of exchanges, Indianapolis regained possession of the ball and McLaughlin connected again from 37 yards for the advantage of six with only four and a half minutes on the clock.
Philadelphia had one last chance with the ball and they made the most of it, relying on a costly pass interference penalty against Indy that cost them 39 yards. With good field position, the visitors opted to carry the ball, squeezing the clock until 1:24 before Hurts will personally carry the ball to the promised areamarking the 17-16 final.
With victory, the Eagles improve to mark of 9-1 on the year and they stay in the nfc head with the best record, while indianapolis worsens to 4-6-1 mark.
Thursday November 17
Tennessee Titans 27-17 Green Bay Packers
Sunday November 20
Philadelphia Eagles 17-16 Indianapolis Colts
Los Angeles Rams 20-17 New Orleans Saints
Chicago Bears 24-27 Atlanta Falcons
Washington Majors 23-10 Houston Texans
New York Jets 3-10 New England Patriots
Detroit Lions 31-18 New York Giants
Carolina Panthers 3-13 Baltimore Ravens
Cleveland Browns 16-31 Buffalo Bills
Las Vegas Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, 3:05 p.m.
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 3:25 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings, 3:25 p.m.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers, 7:20 p.m.
Monday November 21
San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, 7:15 p.m.