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Eagles vs. 49ers: Wentz rallies Eagles to 1st win of season, 25-20 over 49ers

A few impossible players conveyed the Philadelphia Eagles their first win of the season.

Travis Fulgham got an approval 42-yard score go from Carson Wentz with 5:50 remaining and Alex Singleton restored a block attempt for a score to lift the Eagles to a 25-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.

”It’s a huge relief. Big team win,” Wentz said. ”It’s fun to see these young guys step up and make plays in big moments like this.”

With the Eagles (1-2-1) missing their main three recipients and No. 2 tight end Dallas Goedert, the mostly secret Fulgham, who came into the game with no vocation gets, conveyed the play of the game for Philadelphia.

The Eagles were supported up with a second-and-18 from the 42 after Jalen Hurts messed up a shotgun snap. Yet, Fulgham moved beyond reinforcement cornerback Dontae Johnson and Wentz conveyed a totally positioned go for the score that gave Philadelphia a 18-14 lead.

”After we broke the huddle, Carson said: ‘Be ready,”’ Fulgham said. ”At first, I lost the ball, but since Carson gave me a great throw, I was able to locate it and caught in the bread basket.”

Nick Mullens at that point tossed a capture attempt that Singleton returned for a TD on the following drive for the 49ers (2-2), who were sent to their second misfortune in the same number of home games. Singleton had played just 11 protective snaps coming into the game.

Mullens submitted three turnovers, including losing a bumble on a strip sack by Cre’Von LeBlanc that Malik Jackson recouped to set up the thumbs up score.

Mullens went 18 for 26 for 200 yards and one score before being supplanted by C.J. Beathard following his third giveaway.

”We had plenty of opportunities. I really just didn’t execute,” Mullens said. ”The way I’m feeling is pretty black and white right now. I just didn’t execute. That’s what it comes down to. Three turnovers, 14 points off turnovers. That’s really about it.”

Beathard drove a late TD drive and got the Niners to the Eagles 33 preceding his urgency hurl fell fragmented in the end zone on the last play.

”After this game, we wanted to be dog tired,” defensive back Jalen Mills said. ”We had to give everything we had to get this win.”

The Niners are planning to get starter Jimmy Garoppolo back one week from now from a lower leg injury that has sidelined him for two games.

Rookie Brandon Aiyuk jumped his way to a 38-yard score run on a sidelong from Mullens, and George Kittle had a vocation high 15 gets for 183 yards and a score to lead the Niners.

Wentz came into the week with the least passer rating and most turnovers in the NFL. Be that as it may, he ran for a 11-yard TD and tossed for 193 yards and a score to move the Eagles into the lead position in the hapless NFC East with their first success of the period.

”First place sounds really good, but we have a long way ahead of us,” coach Doug Pederson said. ”Only the first quarter of the season is done. We got a long road ahead. These guys don’t quit. It’s a resilient group.”

TAKE IT AWAY

The Eagles got their first cautious takeaway of the period because of a helpless choice by Mullens. With the Niners in the red zone, Mullens hurled a ball for gets while under tension and Rodney McLeod thought of it. They included two more in the final quarter. Philadelphia’s just takeaway coming into the game went ahead uncommon groups.

SLOPPY PLAY

Wentz tossed his NFL-most noticeably awful seventh interference on Philadelphia’s second drive of the game. His pass was diverted by Javon Kinlaw and took out by Azeez Al-Shaair. The seven capture attempts equivalent Wentz’s all out in every one of the previous three seasons and are his most since he had 14 as a newbie in 2016. The last Eagles quarterback with in any event seven picks in the initial four games was Ron Jaworski in 1982.

INJURY REPORT

Eagles: RT Lane Johnson left the game in the main half with a lower leg injury however later returned. … LB T.J. Edwards and S Ruby Ford both left the game in the main half with hamstring wounds and didn’t return.

49ers: DL Ezekiel Ansah left the game in the main half with a biceps injury that mentor Kyle Shanahan fears could be season finishing. … CB K’Waun Williams left with a knee injury in the final quarter.

UP NEXT

Eagles: Visit Pittsburgh on Sunday.

49ers: Host Miami on Sunday.