Eagles Prevail In Crazy Opener, 18-12
PHILADELPHIA -- Jay Ajayi rushed for two touchdowns, the second one proved to be the game winner, and the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles got past the Atlanta Falcons, 18-12, in a hotly contested Thursday night opener.
1st QT 5:03 Matt Bryant 21 Yrd Field Goal 3-0 ATL
2nd QT 6:12 Jake Elliott 26 Yrd Field Goal 3-3
2nd QT 2:13 Matt Bryant 52 Yrd Field Goal 6-3 ATL
3rd QT 4:37 Jay Ajayi 1 Yard Rush 10-6 PHI
4th QT 9:48 Tevin Coleman 9 Yard run, M.Bryant missed FG 12-10 ATL
4th QT 2:19 Jay Ajayi 11 Yard Rush,; Ajayi also converted a two-point conversion.
- Falcons defensive end is being evaluated for a head injury
- The first Super Bowl banner in franchise history was unveiled in front of a sellout crowd at Lincoln Financial Field.