Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts led a second-half comeback as his aspect beat the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs 21-17 in a rematch of the 2023 Tremendous Bowl.
Hurts ran in for 2 touchdowns to safe the hard-fought win after the Eagles had trailed 17-7 at half-time.
The victory takes the Eagles to 9-1, one of the best document within the NFL to date this season.
“That was an entire staff win, an entire staff effort. We discovered a approach,” stated Hurts.
“It was two groups going at it in a hostile atmosphere and we confirmed up when it mattered probably the most,” added Hurts, who completed with 150 passing yards.
It was solely the ninth regular-season rematch of the earlier season’s Tremendous Bowl.
At Tremendous Bowl 57 it was Kansas Metropolis who needed to overturn a 10-point deficit in a basic match to win a second title in four years.
Whereas that match was a high-scoring one, ending 38-35, Monday’s on the Chiefs’ Arrowhead Stadium was dominated by defence as Hurts was sacked 5 instances.
Nevertheless, he produced the decisive scores within the second half, speeding from 10 yards to shut the Chiefs’ result in three factors earlier than finishing the comeback when he was pushed over from one yard.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes nearly snatched the win on their closing possession however receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling dropped a move on the Eagles’ goalline.
“We didn’t play properly offensively,” Hurts stated. “Our defence undoubtedly had us sturdy in that sport. They did an amazing job.
“We’re successful video games however we’re but to play our greatest ball. There’s loads to be inspired by. However we’re removed from the completed product.”
The Chiefs at the moment are 7-3 however stay in command of the AFC West division, whereas the Eagles have a two-game lead on the Dallas Cowboys within the NFC East.