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Eagles defeat Rams, but may have lost Wentz

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Philadelphia Eagles may have defeated the Los Angeles Rams, but they may have lost their key offensive weapon. The Eagles defeated the Rams, 43-35, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.
The Eagles improved to 11-2 on the season. They are on a one-game losing streak after losing to the Seattle Seahawks last weekend on Sunday Night Football.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz warming up in preparation against the Los Angeles Rams (Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz warming up in preparation against the Los Angeles Rams (Getty Images)

The Rams fell to 9-4 on the season. This loss snapped their two-game win streak.
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went down with an injury. Early speculation is that Wentz suffered a torn ACL, which the team has not confirmed yet.
Rams running back Todd Gurley began the scoring with a 2-yard rushing touchdown, as the Rams led 7-0. The Eagles then took a 21-7 lead after scoring three straight touchdowns.
Brent Celek caught a five-yard touchdown reception from Carson Wentz. He then hit Trey Burton for a 20-yard touchdown reception. Burton also had an 11-yard touchdown reception for the 21-7 lead.
Cooper Kupp broke the Eagles scoring streak when he caught a six-yard touchdown reception from Jared Goff. With nine seconds left before halftime, Eagles kicker Jake Elliott made a 22-yard field goal.
After halftime, the Rams scored back-to-back touchdowns. Sammy Watkins got the scoring going with a one-yard touchdown reception from Goff. Blake Countess then blocked an Eagles punt and returned it for a 16-yard touchdown with the Rams now leading 28-24.
Alshon Jeffery gave the Eagles a 31-28 lead when he caught a two-yard touchdown reception from Wentz. Gurley then gave the Rams a 35-31 lead when he scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.
The rest of the game was all Eagles, as they scored 13 straight points. Jake Elliott made a 41-yard field goal, then he made a 33-yard field goal. Brandon Graham then picked up a fumble and returned it for a 16-yard fumble return for a touchdown. The Eagles led 43-35 at this point.
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went 23 of 41 for 291 passing yards. He also had four touchdowns and an interception before leaving the game and being replaced by Nick Foles.
Jay Ajayi had 15 carries for 78 yards. Corey Clement had six carries for 24 yards. Wentz had three carries for 16 yards. LeGarrette Blount had seven carries for 12 yards.
Torrey Smith had six receptions for 100 yards. Burton had five receptions for 71 yards and two touchdowns. Nelson Agholor had eight receptions for 64 yards. Jeffery had five receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown. Celek had a five-yard touchdown reception.
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott also made three field goals.
Rams quarterback Jared Goff went 16 of 26 for 199 passing yards. He also had two touchdowns.
Gurley had 13 carries for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Tavon Austin had a six-yard rush.
Kupp had five receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown. Gurley had three receptions for 39 yards. Watkins had three receptions for 21 yards and a touchdown. Josh Reynolds had two receptions for 17 yards.
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