In the waning moments of last Sunday’s 23-20 victory over the Eagles, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz got the ball in his hands and ran through the Philadelphia Eagles’ defense, with safety Rodney McLeod and safety Byron Maxwell taking the snaps.
Wentz then threw the ball back to his teammates.
Maxwell picked it up, flipped it and tossed it to Wentz, who picked it back up and tossed to him again.
And then Wentz tossed the ball to the ground.
The ball fell to a teammate on the far side of the field.
Maxwell flipped the ball over to Wentze and the two of them ran back into the huddle.
The play ended with the Eagles trailing 17-10 at the time.
On the field, Maxwell said he had no idea Wentz was throwing the ball.
He said he was just trying to protect the defense.
Maxwell said that Wentz told him the play had just ended and he would go through with it.
Wentzman said he wasn’t sure what Maxwell meant by that and didn’t want to comment on the play.
Maxwell was one of the Eagles’ key players, with Wentz having to play his best football.
Maxwell finished the game with five tackles and a forced fumble.
Wentzer’s play helped the Eagles get the win.
But Maxwell said the play did not really matter.
“I didn’t think it mattered,” Maxwell said.
“The play itself didn’t really matter to me.
The touchdown really didn’t matter to him.
He got the job done.”
Wentz had a few more interceptions, too.
Maxwell had a safety in coverage for a sack.
Maxwell added another safety for a safety.
Wentze had a sack for a fumble recovery.
“That was one play that was a little bit of a surprise to me,” Maxwell told the Eagles Insider.
Wentzer had a passer rating of 99.8 when he was in the game. “
But when you’re in that situation and you’re running with it, it was great.”
Wentzer had a passer rating of 99.8 when he was in the game.
Wentzy threw for 326 yards and three touchdowns.
The Eagles were down 14-7 at the half.
Wentzing finished with six catches for 68 yards and a touchdown.
Wentzar had two picks for a career-high.
Maxwell’s interception came with just under eight minutes left in the first half.
Maxwell ran through a double team from Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and picked up Wentz.
Wentzi then threw an incomplete pass to cornerback Malcolm Jenkins.
The officials ruled that Wentze was the quarterback, but the call was reviewed by the officials and Wentz threw a pick, setting up a Eagles touchdown.
“We had a couple of opportunities to get after him,” Wentz said.
“(Jenkins) was trying to do what we all knew was right, trying to get me in the pocket and make a play, and I didn’t feel like I could make a good play.
So I just threw the pass and it fell incomplete.”
Wentzman had one catch for 14 yards.
Maxwell caught a pass for 12 yards.
WentZ had a pair of picks in the second half, too, but he was sacked on the next play and was sacked again.
Wentza finished the night with three catches for 34 yards and one touchdown.
Maxwell also had one reception for 18 yards.
Eagles running back DeMarco Murray, who had just two carries for seven yards in the Eagles victory over Detroit, finished with eight carries for 71 yards.
He had one carry for 16 yards.
The game was tied at 20 when Eagles safety Mark Sanchez returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown with 5:15 left in regulation.
Wentzel had two tackles.
Murray had two sacks and one forced fumble in his last start.
The Cowboys had two turnovers in the third quarter.
The teams tied at 24 on the Eagles first touchdown drive of the third period.
Wentzen threw for 165 yards and two touchdowns, including a 2-yard touchdown pass to Dez Bryant.
Wentzan was sacked once by Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
Went zed two completions, including one for 13 yards, to Bryant.
Bryant finished with seven catches for 122 yards and an interception for the Cowboys.
Murray also had eight catches for 112 yards.
Murray’s three-yard reception to DeMarco Bryant was the game-winning touchdown.