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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 thinking.
maybe they thought he had the root canal and ready to roll. >> 208-yards rushing, the most this season. they were feeling it. >> it's good. it shows a lot. i know it's a fun game out there. >> i have always had confidence in ryan matthews. i think what you saw today is the guy i department seeing, the guy we all wanted to see. >> moving on now, espn antonio at the game today. he offers his insights. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> before the eagles took the offensive snap, something unusual happened in the huddle. left tackle jason peders brought everyone together. he told me after the game, just treat it like practice, go down, make the block. you got to make a pass, make a
pass. he told everybody, we got to have this one. that was the initial motivation. the eagles scored on the opening drive. pederson's attempt changed. he obviously heard his critics. as jason told me after the game, if we can run the ball, we can beat anybody. i talked to carson wentz. he said we got a comeback win in the fourth quarter. next up, on the road and win geng, against seattle much tougher to do. back to you. >> we'll talk about the seattle game. that's going to be a tough one. still ahead on the sports sunday, more on the nfc east. cowboys involved in a wild game in pittsburg. we show you the ending coming up next. >> it's the rest of the day's
♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> welcome back to sports sunday, the birds 5-4 on the year, mike. how optimistic. >> it is every week. >> last week i wasn't optimistic. the way they play at home. talking about green bay now the next home victim. they can win that game. i think they have seattle at a great spot. seattle wins the night, big emotional game. they could win the game on the road. they have cincinnati and the ravens on the road. those teams can be beat. they are in. i'm optimistic. >> optimistic meter has gone up. we have to get a chart. can we work on that in last week it was down. now it's back up. >> exciting day around the nhl.
jeff has the highlights. >> it's like a stock market on election night, all over the place. eagles playoff hopes are still alive catching up to the cowboys now likely impossible but the wild card is in play over the final seven. steelers game, pittsburg down. roethlisberger stakes the spike, boys bite. antonio brown touchdown, steelers up one. cowboys get the ball back 75-yards in 33 seconds. ezekiel elliot, rough night. nine seconds to go. dallas won eight in a row. they have the best record in the nfl, 8-0. >> redskins lost only one in the
last eight games. today against the vik vikings, redskins winning 26-20. vikings and bradford lost four in a row starting with the eagles loss last month. >> our old pal demarco murray quite the day against the green bay packers. a touchdown gets in there and throws for a touchdown as well. ten yard touchdown first of his career for demarco murray. green bay falls 4-5. eagles face green bay end of the month on monday night football. eagles go back on the road next month where they lost four straight to face the seahawks. seattle won 31 of the last 36 at home. seattle winning tonight on the road against new england in the final seconds. ducis, mike? >> we'll show you the highlights
♪ ♪ >> "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. ♪ ♪ >> here's the exclusive forecast, clouds late day rain monday with a high of 60. tuesday, cloudy and 58. wednesday, 60, 61 thursday, mostly sunny nice on friday with a high of 64. rain next weekend. ducis and mike, back to you. >> all right, fourth quarter of the game, jordan matthews got absolutely popped. he got lit up by safety o'neil.
this is a penalty. >> i know it should have been. he didn't have his hand extended extended. his head first. busted his lip up. they got the recall later. a makeup call later. >> no flag on the play. >> you guys, seriously, i know what they saw. they are watching the football game, there was a football game going on while it got hit in the face, but we got the win, so i'm cool. >> you might hear from him. sounded like he was criticizing the official. >> that's a $10,000 fine. be careful. >> the seahawks defeated the patriots 39-34. what are the chances they can go
to seattle and win there? >> at first i didn't think there was a chance. now it's a big emotional game. doesn't get better than peteing the patriots. maybe the eagles go in there and sneak one out? i'm totally optimistic now. >> are you? >> i'm predicting the win in seattle now. let me play devil's advocate, 34-5 at home. >> it seeming unlikely. the circumstance of them coming east, beating the patriots, weigh that equation, ducis. they pour out their team to beat the best team in the league. >> on the flip side, the eagles poured out their guts to beat the gal cons. >> i ignored that part of it. >> that does it for the show tonight. for everyone at channel6, i'm
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