Eagles Outshot by Vikings, 48-30

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The Philadelphia defense had no answer for Nick Foles, but it would prove not enough to avoid a tough loss for the Eagles against the Vikings, 48-30, in Minneapolis.

Foles had an outstanding game, completing 30 out of 48 passes for 428 yards, three touchdowns and one pick. Matt Cassel also played quite well, and wound up 26 for 35 with 382 yards passing, three touchdowns (2 pass, 1 rush) and one pick.

LeSean McCoy ran for 38 yards on eight attempts in addition to five receptions for 68 yards. DeSean Jackson was a leading receiver, hauling in 10 passes for 195 yards with a touchdown.

The Philadelphia defense struggled to defend the passing attack, but was able to slow down the run, giving up 382 yards passing and 85 rushing. They sacked Cassel three times.

Finally, Alex Henery was perfect, connecting on all three of his field goal attempts.

Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings was impressive, churning out 163 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Matt Asiata also had a good game with 51 rushing yards, 15 receiving and three touchdowns.

The Eagles will play host to the Bears (8-6) next week while the Vikings head to Cincinnati to face off with the Bengals (9-4).


Eagles Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

N. Foles

30

48

428

3

1


Vikings Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

M. Cassel

26

35

382

2

1


Eagles Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

N. Foles

QB

5

41

8.2

0

B+

89

L. McCoy

RB

8

38

4.8

0


Vikings Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

94

M. Asiata

RB

30

51

1.7

3

A+

100

M. Cassel

QB

3

19

6.3

1

B-

82

C. Patterson

WR

2

15

7.5

0


Eagles Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

D. Jackson

WR

10

195

19.5

1

B+

89

L. McCoy

RB

5

68

13.6

0

A

95

Z. Ertz

TE

6

57

9.5

1


Vikings Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

G. Jennings

WR

11

163

14.8

1

B

86

J. Wright

WR

4

95

23.8

0

C+

79

C. Ford

TE

2

55

27.5

0


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