Sam Howell connects with Terry McLaurin and Commanders lead Eagles

The Washington Commanders took the Philadelphia Eagles to overtime before falling in their first meeting at the Linc.

In the rematch on Sunday, quarterback Sam Howell has Washington out of the blocks and with the lead.

He threw a touchdown pass to Terry McLaurin that was good for 26 yards.

After the PAT, Washington had a 7-0 lead over the NFC East leaders.

Howell completed his first seven passes for 55 yards and the TD.

Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire