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Eagles move to NFL-best 7-1 with easy win over 49ers

Published: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 10:05 a.m. CST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Jalen Mills had a pick-6 and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the winless San Francisco 49ers 33-10 on a sloppy, rainy Sunday.

The Eagles (7-1) overcame a slow start on their way to a sixth straight win. The 49ers are 0-8 for the first time in franchise history.

Wentz was 18-of-32 for 211 yards and one interception. He threw a 53-yard TD pass to Alshon Jeffery and 1-yard TD pass to Zach Ertz.

Wentz leads the NFL with 19 TD passes, most by an Eagles quarterback through eight games.

Former Iowa Hawkeye C.J. Beathard shoveled a 21-yard TD pass to Matt Breida and finished 17-of-36 for 167 yards with two interceptions in his second career start.

The Eagles punted on six of their first eight possessions before opening it up in the third quarter.

The 49ers lost five straight games by a field goal or less before Dallas routed them 40-10 last week.

Vikings 33, Browns 16

LONDON (AP) — Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and Kai Forbath made four field goals in the last of four games held this season in Britain.

Adam Thielen had five catches for 98 yards and a touchdown for the NFC North-leading Vikings (6-2), who trailed 13-12 at halftime — the first time the Browns, 0-8 for the second consecutive year, claimed a mid-game lead this season.

Seahawks 41, Texans 38

SEATTLE (AP) —  Russell Wilson hit Jimmy Graham for an 18-yard touchdown with 21 seconds left, his second TD catch of the fourth quarter.

Down 38-34 with 1:39 left and out of timeouts, Wilson took Seattle 80 yards in barely a minute. He hit Paul Richardson for 48 yards on a jump ball to start the drive, found Tyler Lockett for 19 yards, and drilled a strike to Graham for the winner.

Wilson finished 26-of-41 for a career-high 452 yards and four TDs. He hit Richardson for two TDs and found Graham on a 1-yard TD pass with 5:41 left.

Deshaun Watson was nearly the equal of Wilson, throwing for 402 yards and four touchdowns. But the rookie couldn’t come up with a final answer and was intercepted by Richard Sherman with 7 seconds left on a desperation throw.

The day started with the majority of Houston’s roster kneeling during the national anthem in protest of owner Bob McNair’s “inmates running the prison” comment that emerged this past week. Only 10 of Houston’s active players stood for the anthem.

Cowboys 33, Redskins 19

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott ran for 150 yards and two touchdowns and the  Cowboys took advantage of a blocked field goal return and three turnovers.

Playing in a driving rainstorm that made it difficult to hold onto the ball, let alone throw it, Dak Prescott completed 14 of his 22 passes for 143 yards as Dallas (4-3) heeded the message on Elliott’s cleats to “Feed Zeke.” With another hearing on his NFL suspension coming Monday, Elliott carried the ball 33 times, scored twice for the second consecutive game, and surpassed 100 yards for the third week in a row.

Saints 20, Bears 12

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees completed 23-of-28 for 299 yards against a Bears defense that ranked sixth in pass defense for the Saints’ fifth straight win.

Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara each ran for touchdowns for New Orleans (5-2). Ingram finished with 99 yards from scrimmage, including 75 on the ground, but his two late fumbles kept the Bears in the game into the final minutes. Kamara had 76 yards from scrimmage, 48 receiving.

The Saints were threatening to score twice in the fourth quarter when the Bears stripped the ball from Ingram. Chicago converted the first fumble into its only touchdown with 3:43 to go on Tarik Cohen’s short dive over a pile of players at the goal line. The second turnover occurred with a little more than two minutes left on the Bears 30, but Chicago was unable to get a first down as rookie Mitchell Trubisky’s fourth-and-1 pass fell incomplete.

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