Patriots grind out a 17-10 win over Eagles

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Patriots grind out a 17-10 win over Eagles
Patriots grind out a 17-10 win over Eagles

In a Super Bowl LII rematch – one of the most offensively-charged title tilts of all time – it was the defensive-minded Patriots who came out with the win on Sunday, capturing a narrow 17-10 victory over the Eagles in Philly. Julian Edelman threw for one touchdown pass – a third-quarter heave for Phillip Dorsett that gave New England the lead for good – and added five catches for 53 yards in the win. Benjamin Watson had three catches for 52 yards. And while Tom Brady set a personal record with 14 first-half incompletions, he finished relatively strong, going 26-for-47 for 216 yards. On the other side of the ball, Carson Wentz went 20-for-40 for 214 yards and a touchdown. But he was also sacked

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