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The Eagles finally win at home in over a year

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By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: November 17th, 2013 at 5 pm EST

The streak is over.

The streak of going 413 days without a home win ended when the Philadelphia Eagles finally won a home game. This was head coach Chip Kelly’s first win at Lincoln Financial Field.

Chip Kelly (Getty Images)

Chip Kelly (Getty Images)

Their last win at home was in September 2012 to the Baltimore Ravens. And they defeated fellow Washington, D.C. Area team in the Washington Redskins to end the streak.

The Eagles defeated the Redskins, 24-16.

The Eagles had to wait until the final seconds. With 16 seconds left, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was picked off in the end zone.

He was picked off by Eagles defensive back Brandon Boykin, before quarterback Nick Foles came in to kneel the ball to secure the win.

This was Boykin’s fourth interception of the game, and the biggest of his season.

The Redskins were trailing 24-0, before they started to mount a comeback. The Redskins would the score two straight touchdowns and would convert on two two-point conversions to make it 24-16.

But while the Redskins were driving to try to send the game into overtime, RGIII made a fatal mistake, which ended the game.

Now, the Eagles are in sole possession of first place with a 6-5 record. And the Redskins now have no shot at making the postseason with a 3-7 record.

They would have to win every game to make the postseason, much like they did last year. But this year’s team doesn’t seem like they can do it again.

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