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Eagles Run Over Packers 40-33

Written by Tony Ghaul

Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback in the Philadelphia Eagles 40-33 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Philadelphia. Photo courtsey of AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Hurts also threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns for the NFC-best Eagles, who moved to 10-1 for the fifth time in history. Miles Sanders ran for 143 yards and two scores as the Eagles rushed for 363 overall, the second-best total for the franchise.

Philadelphia Eagles’ Miles Sanders (26) celebrates a touchdown with quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Philadelphia. Photo courtsey of AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury and left in the third quarter with his team trailing 34-23 after grimacing his way through a drive that led to a Packers field goal. 

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks are a replay during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagle, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Philadelphia. Photo courtsey of AP Photo/Chris Szagola

Rodgers’ replacement, Jordan Love, kept the Packers (4-8) in the game by connecting with Christian Watson for a 63-yard catch-and-run touchdown that cut Philly’s lead to 37-30.

Jalen Hurts had 254 combined yards, including 126 on the ground, and threw a TD pass in the first half as the Eagles built a 27-20 lead. He ripped off runs of 42, 28 and 24 yards.

Philadelphia Eagles WR A.J. Brown. Photo courtsey of Bleacher Report-Twitter

In the second half, he hit A.J. Brown for a 6-yard TD pass and a 34-20 lead that just added to his staggering numbers on one of the great nights ever for an Eagles QB.

The Eagles host the Tennessee Titans next Sunday.

Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts. Photo courtsey of AP Photo/Matt Rourke

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Tony Ghaul