Philadelphia continue unbeaten start with win in Chicago

Carson Wentz led the team to a 29-14 win

BY Daniel Kelly 08:19 Tuesday 20 September 2016, 8:19 20 Sep 2016

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Philadelphia Eagles continued their surprising start to the season, with a 29-14 win away to the Chicago Bears on Sunday night.

The win moves the Eagles to 2-0 at the start of the season. They are only one of three teams in the NFC to have the perfect record and join the New York Giants at the top of the NFC East wit two wins from their first two games.

Carson Wentz, the second pick the this year's NFL Draft, led the Eagles to the win, throwing for 190-yards and one touchdown. Running-back Ryan Mathews also scored two touchdowns in Chicago.

The 15-point victory moves the Eagles to 2-0 for the third time in the last five seasons. In 2012, the finished 4-12, with a 10-6 record coming in 2014. On both occasions, the team missed the Playoffs. For Chicago, it is the second year in a row they have lost their opening two games.

Wentz has become the first quarterback in the history of the league to start, and win his opening two games, without throwing an interception.

Next week, it's a battle of two of the seven remaining undefeated teams as Philadelphia play Pittsburgh, while Chicago meet the Dallas Cowboys. 

 

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