Eagles clinch home field with win over Raiders

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The Eagles are 13-2 partly because of the way one unit has been able to over-perform for another struggling unit. Otherwise, that regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys is going to become extremely important for Philadelphia, and their hopes of a No. 1 seed.

After throwing four touchdowns in his first start in place of Wentz last week, Nick Foles struggled and was 19 of 38 passing for 163 yards, one touchdown and an ugly pick on a high throw that bounced of tight end Zach Ertz's hands. Cooper's double move fooled cornerback Jalen Mills and he ran wide open down the sideline into the end zone.

In the Eagles' Week 3 win over the New York Giants, Jake Elliott drilled a 61-yard field goal to win it with no time left on the clock.

Crabtree's eight touchdowns on the season make him the first Oakland player since legendary Raiders WR Tim Brown in 1994-96 to record at least eight touchdowns in three straight seasons.

A freakish sequence of plays late in the third produced three turnovers - the Raiders turning the ball over twice on an interception by Carr and a fumble by running back Marshawn Lynch along with Ajayi fumbling the ball. With less than a minute to play in regulation, Darby stepped in front of a pass intended for Amari Cooper, and intercepted Carr, setting up the Eagles for a chance to win with a field goal.

Ronald Darby's interception - the fifth takeaway by the Eagles in the second half - set up the Eagles with possession at their own 47 and 54 seconds left.

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NOTES: Eagles OL Stefen Wisniewski was inactive with a knee injury. The Eagles retired former LB Trent Cole's No. 58 in a halftime ceremony.

The rest of the NFC playoff teams have to love what they've seen out of the Eagles the last two weeks.

Moreover, his fellow WR Amari Cooper has been one of the biggest duds in the National Football League this year after coming in at a record pace through his first three National Football League campaigns.

The Eagles pounded the ball on the ground midway through the first quarter. In fact, that was the exact word that coach Jack Del Rio used during his postgame press conference after Week 15 when he stated he was proud of his team's efforts.

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