12/16 22:48 CST Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23
Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23
By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles hope they're about
to make another late-season run that begins with another big road win over the
Foles took over for Carson Wentz and passed for 270 yards, and Wendell
Smallwood rushed for two touchdowns in the Eagles' 30-23 victory over Los
Angeles on Sunday night.
Rookie Josh Adams also rushed for a score as the Eagles (7-7) kept their
playoff hopes alive with a gritty victory over the Rams (11-3), who lost
consecutive regular-season games for the first time in coach Sean McVay's
The Eagles scored 17 consecutive points in the third quarter and then survived
the Rams' late rally. They got help from Los Angeles returner JoJo Natson, who
fumbled a punt return that D.J. Alexander recovered with 2:51 to play.
After Philadelphia's Jake Elliott missed a field goal with 1:08 left, Jared
Goff got the Rams to the Philadelphia 18 with 4 seconds to play --- but he
couldn't connect with Josh Reynolds on a pass to the goal line as time expired.
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