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Turnover-prone Saints lose 39-17 at Philadelphia

1 year 2 weeks 1 day ago October 12, 2015 Oct 12, 2015 Monday, October 12 2015 October 12, 2015 8:45 AM in Sports
Source: AP
By: AP

PHILADELPHIA - Sam Bradford overcame two red-zone interceptions and threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Fletcher Cox forced two fumbles on sacks and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New Orleans Saints 39-17 on Sunday.

Ryan Mathews and DeMarco Murray each rushed for touchdowns to help the Eagles (2-3) break out of their offensive slump. They snapped a three-game losing streak at home that dated to last season.

Drew Brees had three turnovers leading to 17 points for Philadelphia, and the Saints fell to 1-4 a week after an overtime win against Dallas.

Bradford and the rest of the offense struggled through the first quarter of the season. It looked like more of the same after he threw two INTs in the end zone, but he bounced back from the rough start.

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