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SportBack in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23

07:05  17 december  2018
07:05  17 december  2018 Source:   ap.org

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Nick Foles took over for Carson Wentz and passed for 270 yards, and Wendell Smallwood rushed for two touchdowns in the Eagles ' 30 - 23 victory over the Los Angeles Rams . One season later in the same arena, Foles went back into Wentz's spot under center after three months without game action.

Foles promptly recaptured the magic, passing for 270 yards and confidently leading the Eagles to a 30 - 23 win over the Rams on Sunday night with plenty of help from his defense and his playmakers. Foles ' encore might not end in the Super Bowl again. It might not even include the playoffs.

Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23© AP Photo Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles passes against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles hope they're about to make another late-season run that begins with another big road win over the Rams.

BOX SCORE: EAGLES 30, RAMS 23

Foles took over for Carson Wentz and passed for 270 yards, and Wendell Smallwood rushed for two touchdowns in the Eagles' 30-23 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Rookie Josh Adams also rushed for a score as the Eagles (7-7) kept their playoff hopes alive with a gritty victory over the Rams (11-3), who lost consecutive regular-season games for the first time in coach Sean McVay's tenure.

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Foles promptly recaptured the magic, passing for 270 yards and confidently leading the Eagles to a 30 - 23 win over the Rams on Sunday night with plenty of But after guiding Philadelphia to another win with a grace and poise belying his inactivity, the Eagles are thrilled to have him back in the game .

Foles promptly recaptured the magic, passing for 270 yards and confidently leading the Eagles to a 30 - 23 win over the Rams on Sunday night with plenty of help from his defense and his playmakers. Foles ' encore might not end in the Super Bowl again. It might not even include the playoffs.

The Eagles scored 17 consecutive points in the third quarter and then survived the Rams' late rally. They got help from Los Angeles returner JoJo Natson, who fumbled a punt return that D.J. Alexander recovered with 2:51 to play.

After Philadelphia's Jake Elliott missed a field goal with 1:08 left, Jared Goff got the Rams to the Philadelphia 18 with 4 seconds to play -- but he couldn't connect with Josh Reynolds on a pass to the goal line as time expired.

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