The Russell Wilson-Pete Carroll era seems to be coming to an end, plus the Eagles stay hot

Good morning sports fans, it’s Wajih AlBaroudi here with everything you need to know this hump day. We’ll get into the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams securing comfortable victories, plus more.

First, let’s start with Philadelphia’s old-school, ground-and-pound win. 

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A slow start to Tuesday’s game drew plenty of boos at Lincoln Financial Field, but the Eagles steamrolled the Washington Football Team the rest of the way in a 27-17 victory. The win brought the Eagles to 7-7, keeping them firmly in the NFC playoff race.

The Eagles adopted a run-first identity over their recent hot stretch — four wins in their last five games — and beat Washington with it as well. Here’s what happened in Tuesday’s game:

RB Miles Sanders, who rushed for a career high 131 yards, became the first Eagles rusher to clear 100 yards in consecutive games since LeSean McCoy in 2014The Eagles ran for 238 yards, their fourth 200-yard rushing performance in their last five gamesPhiladelphia posted its fifth 200-yard rushing game of the season, its most since former head coach Chip Kelly’s first year in 2013

Philly now has the same record as the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints — fellow NFC Wild Card hopefuls. The San Francisco 49ers currently own the sixth seed at 8-6. While the box score indicated a wire-to-wire Eagles victory, the reality was far different. Let our NFL expert Cody Benjamin explain:

Benjamin: “Things were ugly out of the gate … but they never panicked and leaned deeper into the ground game as the night wore on, with Hurts,…..

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