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  • 22 Aug
    PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Mathews ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns, a tenacious defense held down the leagues highest-scoring offense and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 24-15 on Sunday.Carson Wentz threw for 231 yards and led the Eagles (5-4) to a comeback victory for the first time this season. Caleb Sturgis made three field goals, including a clutch kick from 48 yards to seal the win late.Matt Ryan threw a 76-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Gabriel in the fourth quarter to give Atlanta (6-4) a 15-13 lead, but Philadelphia answered.Mathews ran in from the 5 and also converted the 2-point conversion for a 21-15 lead with 7:14 left in the game.On Atlantas ensuing possession, Julio Jones dropped a pass on third-and-12 and the Falcons punted away. Jones couldnt make a difficult catch on fourth-and-5 on Atlantas next drive.Jones, sporting fashionable cleats to support the NFLs Salute To Service, had 10 catches for 135 yards.The Falcons came in averaging 33.8 points. But they settled for field goals of 38, 43 and 46 yards by Matt Bryant before Ryan connected with Gabriel.Mathews had just nine carries combined in the past two games while 33-year-old Darren Sproles was featured. But coach Doug Pederson made a point to establish the run right away. Mathews carried seven times for 34 yards on the first drive, taking it in from the 4 for a 7-0 lead.Rookie Wendell Smallwood had 70 yards rushing and Philadelphia finished with a season-high 207 on the ground.Ryan was 18 of 33 for 267 yards, one TD and one interception.HOME DOMINANCE: The Eagles are 4-0 at home, including convincing wins over the Steelers and Vikings.DOUBLE DUTY: Bryant had two decent punts after Matt Bosher left with a hamstring injury in the fourth quarter.DRIVE-STOPPERS: Vic Beasley Jr. had two sacks, including a strip that forced Wentz to fumble and the Falcons recovered at their own 42. Philip Wheeler stopped Mathews at the 1 and Paul Worrilow tacked Mathews for a 1-yard loss on the next play to force a field goal in the fourth quarter.PLAYING DEEP: On consecutive plays to end the first half, Jones and then Eagles wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham played deep safety to defend potential desperation passes.INJURIES: Eagles CB Nolan Carroll left the game late in the first half after sustaining a concussion. ... Falcons CB Desmond Trufant, RB Tevin Coleman and TE Jacob Tamme sat out with injuries. Eagles LG Allen Barbre missed his second straight game.UP NEXT: The Falcons host the Arizona Cardinals, while the Eagles visit the Seattle Seahawks.---http://www.pro32.ap.org and -http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow Rob Maaddi on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP-RobMaaddi Reshad Jones Womens Jersey .com) - Manchester City midfielder David Silva is expected to miss the next four weeks because of a calf problem. Michael Deiter Youth Jersey . PETERSBURG, Fla. http://www.authenticdolphinspro.com/Ryan-fitzpatrick-dolphins-jersey/ .Y. -- Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo had little trouble picking up his first shutout of the season against a Buffalo Sabres team thats having trouble scoring goals. Bob Griese Jersey . And follow TSN.ca right through Deadline Day for all the updates. From Pierre LeBrun While Anaheim GM Bob Murray said earlier this season he was not going to trade Jonas Hiller despite the fact hes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, some sources have told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun that Murray might be willing to move another goalie. Ryan Fitzpatrick Jersey . -- Running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings were back at practice for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday despite being hampered by hamstring injuries. NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Willie Conner scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Buffalo past Niagara for a 76-66 win in the season opener for both teams Friday night.Quate McKinzie added 13 points and Nick Perkins and Blake Hamilton had 11 apiece for Buffalo, which shot 53 percent from the floor (29-55) and had a slight edge on the boards 35-33. Perkins and Hamilton each hauled in eight of those rebounds.Niagara stayed close most of thhe game and edged into the lead 63-61 with a pair of free throws from Chris Barton with 4:26 left.dddddddddddd But Conner put Buffalo back on top with a 3-pointer that sparked a 10-0 burst and the Bulls held Niagara to three free throws the rest of the way.Matt Scott led Niagara with 21 points and Kahlil Dukes had 13. ' ' '