Eagles Prevail In Crazy Opener, 18-12

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. 

Scoring Plays: 

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.

Games Notes: 

- 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.