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that and more, eagles out scoring by 70 points at home. right now, seattle is unbeaten at home. tony roma watching a wild finish in the cowboy steeler game. pittsburg down five, 43 seconds left, ben roethlisberger les burger fake as spike. steelers up one, cowboys get the ball back, ezekiel elliot good night. dallas won eight straight, best record in the nfl8-1. sam bradford could have helped beat the redskins. the vikings lost four in a row. it all started here against the eagles. washington wins 26-20. they won only once in the last eight games. >> if the flyers don't have
enough issues with the goalies now, now this, michael on the four to six weeks with a knee injury. he went down last night in the first period against minnesota coming down on his knee. steve will have to lead the way. no one allowed more goals in hockey than the flyers. hopefully this won't hurt them going forward. >> thank you, vef. jeff. more "action news" when we come back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ he gets a lot of compliments.
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>> people gathered in north philadelphia to raise money for local shelter animals. the young friends of the spca held their dinner on north randall street. those that showed up brought their own food and utensils. all of the money raised will be used for sick animals at the spca. >> "action news" continues at 4:30 tomorrow morning with david murphy and karen rodgers. now for the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a good week and a great night ahead. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
♪ >> that was my message to the team all week. we need to start 1-0. >> ryan matthews for the touchdown. >> i want to play. >> it's the 30-35-40. >> i have always had confidence in matthews. >> 20-yards plus. >> he was angry. >> passed to ryan matthews. he's in! >> we need to start closing out games. defense makes a big stop. >> back at the 48. >> they didn't make no plays to win today and we did. >> fires. it's intercepted! >> don't t do that. >> accomplished something we
needed at the time. >> this is a big win for the team. it's going to be a good week in philadelphia. >> you get the monkey off your back. we are going to build on that for sure. > ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> this is "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> they are very much still alive, still kicking. welcome to sports sunday. mike missanelli. i'm ducis rodgers. eagles stimied the falcons today, 24-15. i confused by the team. what do you make of them? >> they should have every game at home. the home field example never before now exists. they are playing defensively and they are back in the race. cowboys are running away. washington wins today but the
eagles are hanging in there in the playoff race. >> today they established the prose. there are three ways to attack the atlanta falcons, blitz them, pressure with the front or keep them off of the field. it came out of nowhere with ryan matthews. they controlled the line of scrimmage and it was a beautiful thing to see. simplistic, carson wentz out of trouble. >> now the highlights of the back and forth contest with the eagles. >> the goal, run the balker run down the clock and keep matt ryan from running the highest scoring offense in the nfl. eagles carry out the plan to perfection. eagles do something they haven't
done since week one, score a touchdown. 7-0 eagles. to the fourth, up four, eagles holding the fuel goal. matt ryan wide open. gabriel, beat deep, 76-yards, down 15-13. eagles trying to answer carson wentz. matthews out. nailed incomplete. matthews with a bloody lip. doug pederson giving lip to the ref. eagles miss the field goal and you think another fourth quarter come back eagles will stall at it, w5u67 this. matthews from the five, back in. eagles up six after a two point conversion. falcons get the ball back. they drop the ball fourth and five, two and change to go, ryan
for julio jones, dropped the second pass and as many drives, the eagles take over. under two left, up six. eagles 48-yarder good. sturnlsturgess nails it. calvin redeeming himself, eagles win, 24-15, 4-0 at home, eagle d, season lows in points, yards, first down and time of possession. falcons 48-yards rushing 160 fewer than the eagle running backs today. >> mike, how encouraging is it that this team was able to close? >> carson wentz leads them down the field to the go ahead touchdown. that was keep to give the kids confidence. they have a pass interference call. that play wasn't called but they
got the call and set up the ryan matthews touchdown. that was keep. >> we have this report. >> it's almost uncanny, hard to lose by a combined 19 points. eagles have talked about finishing in situations they found themselves in today and they finally did it. >> we had a chance every game. we know we can finish ballgames. >> the biggest thing for us was finishing we donated games. we have to finish and today we were able to do that. >> any win feels great. with the close ones we have had, it was nice to finish. the birds find themselves 4-0 at
home, the best in the nfl. >> shows it for itself. >> eight games at home. that's eight wins. i mean, that's what you got to do. >> they many may need to go 8-0 at home with how difficult the road schedule is this week starting with seattle. >> we'll talk more about seattle when sport sunday returns, turning our attention to defense. how do the birds limit the offence with 15 points today. we break it all down, coming up next. ♪ ♪ >> "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. ♪ ♪
24-15. all week we are talking about how potent the defense was. how worried were you? >> tremendously worried i thought they would put a 30 spot on them, eagles would have to score 30 points to win. turns out, two for 11, atlanta got 11 the whole game. they limited jones from the catch. he caught ten balls but they stopped him with a long burst touchdown and he dropped a couple of balls, did them a favor and dropped a couple of balls. that's all heart. they were working out there and it was a gut check for the defense. >> defense had a big challenge. they were up for it today. >> we understood it was a great offense. they score on pretty much everybody. we knew we had to eliminate big
plays for touchdowns. >> we were able to eliminate the run game but for two plays. we were disruptive in the pass game. >> they didn't make the plays today and we did. i was happy with our collective team effort. we went out there and got the job done. >> shifting gears to the offense. pederson said sprols was the running back. matthews in there, two touchdowns. can he be trusted again? >> they have to trust him. he's the bigger back. short passing throwing the football on the ground. they have to trust him. they trusted him today. i don't know what made coach decide to give him the ball or the other guy. i have no idea one week to the nest what they are