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November 17, 2013

Eagles go from worst to first in NFC East

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PHILADELPHIA —

Foles didn’t throw any TD passes after tossing 10 in the past two games. But he still hasn’t thrown an interception this year, extending his streak to 199 passes without a pick. Foles tied an NFL record with seven TD passes in a win at Oakland two weeks ago and followed it with three more in a victory at Green Bay.

McCoy finished with 77 yards rushing and 73 receiving. He leads the NFL with 1,009 yards on the ground. Foles had a career-best 47 yards rushing.

“We’re all playing as one,” McCoy said. “Earlier in the year, the offense was playing good and defense wasn’t or defense was playing good and offense wasn’t. Now we’re clicking.

The Redskins started their last drive at their 4 with 3:26 left after a 70-yard punt by Donnie Jones. Griffin completed a 28-yard pass to Santana Moss on third-and-25 and Washington eventually moved to the 18 before the pick.

Griffin was 17 of 35 for 264 yards and ran for 44 yards.

“Took us until the fourth quarter to make a couple plays,” Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said. “We had our opportunity at the end. Just couldn’t take advantage of it.”

A 33-27 win at Washington in the season opener kick-started the Kelly Era and raised expectations in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year. The Eagles lost the next three games before winning five of seven. Foles replaced an injured Michael Vick in the first half of a victory at the Giants on Oct. 6, and has led the Eagles to a 4-1 record since.

The Redskins couldn’t generate much offense until Griffin connected with Young after scrambling early in the fourth quarter. He hit Nick Williams on the conversion.

Robinson made a nice adjustment to catch Griffin’s underthrown deep pass for the next score, and RG3 dived in from the 2 for the conversion.

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