Thriving on third and fourth down
The Eagles went 10-for-16 on third-down conversions and converted both times they went for it on fourth down. One big reason was quarterback Nick Foles' sizzling accuracy. A look at his passing on third and fourth down:
First quarter: 2-for-3, 32 yards.
Second quarter: 2-for-4, 74 yards, plus one TD catch.
Third quarter: 3-for-3, 59 yards, one TD pass.
Fourth quarter: 5-for-5, 12 yards, one TD pass.
Totals: 12-for-15, 171 yards, two TD passes, one TD catch, seven third-down conversions, one fourth-down conversion.