Redskins win 20-12 against the Philadelphia Eagles
The underdog Washington
Redskins won the Monday night football game against the
Philadelphia Eagles, final score 20-12.
Unexpected turn of events in the Monday night football game,
the Washington Redskins (2-0) won against the favorite
Philadelphia Eagles, putting the Eagles on a 0-2 record this
season. In the first half the Redskins lit the scoreboard with a
35 yard field goal for 3-0. In the second quarter the Eagles
took a three point lead after two successful field goals for
3-6, but the motivated Washington football team managed a late
touchdown and the Philadelphia Eagles went to the locker room
trailing 10-6 after the first half.
The second half was dominated by the Redskins
offense. Washington quickly increased their lead to 20-9 by the
fourth quarter and a field goal by the Eagles set the final
score of Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles at 20-12.
"We all have to do a better job," said head coach Andy Reid
after the second loss this season. "Total team effort" was the
explanation given by Redskins coach Joe Gibbs.
The Monday night football game brought a
hearty payout to the risk-taking bettor. The Washington Redskins
were underdog +250 as posted by the online betting website
Sports and the Eagles entered the game a strong favorite at
-300. The game's final score fails UNDER the posted 39 points
and the spread had the Eagles -7 points favorite.
Published on 09/17/2007