Eagles beat champs: Great game from Hurts

The Philadelphia Eagles were better than the current champions Kansas City Chiefs 21:17

by Sededin Dedovic
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Eagles beat champs: Great game from Hurts
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In a highly anticipated rematch of Super Bowl LVII, the Philadelphia Eagles soared to victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, securing a thrilling 21-17 win on Monday Night Football. The game, held at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, showcased the exceptional talent of both teams, but it was the Eagles' resilience and defensive prowess that ultimately secured their triumph.

The first half of the game was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams trading touchdowns. Kansas City took the early lead with a touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill, but the Eagles responded with a touchdown run of their own by quarterback Jalen Hurts.

The Chiefs regained the lead with a field goal from Harrison Butker, but the Eagles tied it up once again with a touchdown pass from Hurts to DeVonta Smith. The Chiefs took a 10-point lead into halftime, but the Eagles emerged from the locker room determined to turn the tide.

Hurts led the Eagles on a scoring drive in the third quarter, capping it off with a 10-yard touchdown run to cut the deficit to 17-14. The Eagles then took the lead for the first time in the game with just over six minutes remaining, as Hurts ran for another touchdown to make it 21-17.

The Chiefs still hold second place in the AFC West

The Chiefs had a chance to tie the game in the final minutes, but their drive stalled, and the Eagles secured the victory. Hurts finished the game with 150 passing yards and 29 rushing yards, including two touchdowns.

Smith led the Eagles in receiving with six catches for 99 yards. For the Chiefs, Mahomes threw for 177 yards and two touchdowns, but he also had one interception. Clyde Edwards-Helaire led the Chiefs in rushing with 89 yards.

With this victory, the Eagles remained best in the league, improving to 9-1 on the season. The Chiefs fell to 7-3, but they still hold second place in the AFC West. A large viewership was recorded through the TV screens of this match. Surely everyone is satisfied with what was shown except for the Kansas fans.

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