Dec 6, 2015 at 9.25pm UK at ​Gillette Stadium
Philadelphia Eagles
35-28
New England Patriots
FT
0
Q1
0
Ertz (4:04), Goode (0:08)
14
Q2
14
White (14:57), Amendola (7:47)
Jenkins (7:26), Sproles (4:18)
14
Q3
0
Matthews (11:09)
7
Q4
14
Chandler (5:27), Brady (3:00)

Result: Stunning Philadelphia Eagles comeback humbles New England Patriots

Philadelphia Eagles come from 14 points down to beat New England Patriots 35-28 at the Gillette Stadium.

Philadelphia Eagles have put a slow start behind them to beat New England Patriots 35-28 at the Gillette Stadium.

The first quarter proved to be a tight affair, but New England soon kicked into gear during the second offering when James White collected a four-yarder from Tom Brady to give the Patriots a lead.

The hosts soon built from the opening touchdown by grabbing another with just over seven minutes until the break, this time as Brady picked out a telling 11-yard pass for Danny Amendola, who made no mistake in getting over the line.

It looked as though New England might go on to build a further lead before the interval, but the Eagles hit back with a score of their own before the half-time whistle, as Zach Ertz snatched a five-yarder from Sam Bradford to make it 14-7.

The visitors' comeback was complete with just eight seconds remaining on the clock, and the equaliser came in extraordinary fashion when Najee Goode recovered a blocked kick to bring the scores level.

After the break, the Eagles were allowed take full control of the match as Malcolm Jenkins's 99-yard interception run opened up a seven-point lead, before another touchdown from Darren Sproles saw the visitors move 28-14 ahead.

Having already recovered from a similar deficit, Philadelphia ensured that the hosts would not match their comeback as Jordan Matthews collected a Sam Bradford pass to make it 35-14.

With five minutes to go, there was still time for a late rally. First, Scott Chandler latched on to another Brady ball, while the quarterback himself made it 35-28 with a one-yard rush but, with three minutes left, time was against the hosts as the Eagles held on.

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