Chiefs Lead 13-10 Entering Fourth Quarter – Philadelphia Eagles News

Chiefs Lead 13-10 Entering Fourth Quarter – Philadelphia Eagles News

After three quarters, the Eagles trail the Chiefs 13-10. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery scored the first touchdown of the game, and his first as an Eagle, midway through the period on a 16-yard touchdown pass from Carson Wentz. Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt responded with a score of his own later on a 53-yard rush up the middle which gave the Chiefs the lead heading into the final period.

Santos Sinks 34-Yarder

On the game’s opening drive, the Chiefs marched their way inside the Eagles’ red zone. The Birds were able to get a third-and-4 stop and hold the Chiefs to a field goal. Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos connected on a 34-yarder which gave the early Chiefs the 3-0 lead.

Elliott Starts Off On the Right Foot

The Eagles’ offense came out hot. Each of the team’s first three plays resulted in a first down. The offense, however, was unable to capitalize on a third-and-7 at the Chiefs’ 16-yard line. Kicker Jake Elliott started his NFL debut on the right foot. Elliott evened up the score at 3-3, on a 34-yard field goal.

Wentz Dropped

With 11 minutes remaining in the second, quarterback Carson Wentz was strip-sacked by Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones at the Kansas City 41. The ball was recovered by Eagles tackle Lane Johnson at the Kansas City 46. The play forced an Eagles punt two plays later.

Kendricks Takes Down Smith

On a second-and-11, linebacker Mychal Kendricks escaped up the middle and sacked Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith for a loss of 5 yards. The Chiefs picked up only a few yards on third down and would punt on fourth down at their own 46.

Sack Ends Eagles Drive

With three minutes to go in the half, Wentz…

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