Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions game recap: Everything we know

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The Eagles raised their record to 3-5 on the season with an impressive 41-6 win over the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit.

A dominant Philadelphia defensive performance saw Jared Goff sacked 5 times on the afternoon, while D’Andre Swift was held to 48-yards on 14 total touches.

Final Score Eagles 41 -- Lions 6

Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Keys to the Game

Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The aggressive Eagles tried to run the ball down Detroit’s throat, as Boston Scott, Jordan Howard, and Kenneth Gainwell all logged 12+ carries on the day, while Jalen Hurts was reduced to 7 rushing attempts.

Philadelphia rushed for 236 rushing yards while passing for a little over 100.

It was over when

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard (24) rushes for a 2-yard touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

When Jordan Howard scored his first rushing touchdown on the afternoon to put Philadelphia up 17-0 in the second quarter. Detroit never threatened.

players of the game/3 stars

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Boston Scott — Coming off the bench cold again, Scott overperformed, logging 12 carries for 60-yards and 2 touchdowns.

Jordan Howard — Howard finished with 12 physical carries for 57-yards and two scores.

Josh Sweat — Sweat started things off with a sack and finished the afternoon with two sacks, two tackles for loss, and two quarterback hits.

What's next

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – OCTOBER 31: Darius Slay #2 of the Philadelphia Eagles defends against Trinity Benson #17 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter at Ford Field on October 31, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

The 3-5 Eagles will host the Chargers at Lincoln Financial Field.

The winless Lions will be on a bye.

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