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February 21, 2024 11:29 pm

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Eagles Pick up Big Win in Thrilling Showdown Against Buffalo Bills

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In a game featuring two potent offenses, the Philadelphia Eagles electrified fans with a spectacular performance against the Buffalo Bills, securing a 37-34 overtime victory. The win was the Eagles fifth straight, matching their longest streak of the season. 

Both teams displayed offensive prowess throughout the game, and after a relatively slow first half that ended with the Eagles heading into the locker room trailing 17-7, the two offenses came alive. In the second half, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts threw three touchdowns. But the real hero of the day was kicker Jake Elliot, who nailed a 59 yard field goal as time expired to send the game into overtime. Hurts would later run in his second touchdown of the day to win it. All told, Hurts had 265 total yards and was responsible for all five of the team’s touchdowns. 

Defensively, though the team secured an interception on Bills quarterback Josh Allen, there wasn’t much they could do to contain the Bills offense. Their onslaught resulted in 505 total yards and they had control of the ball for the lion’s share of the contest – over 40 minutes at game’s end. 

With this win, the Eagles now boast a league-best 10-1 record, signaling their position as Super Bowl favorites. Next up, the Eagles are gearing up to face the surging 8-3 San Francisco 49ers, in a game that could end up being replayed in the NFC Championship.