Eagles Sluggish, Vikings Fumble As Philly Hangs On To Win

PHILA -- Running back D'Andre Swift and wide receiver DeVonta Smith ignited the Philadelphia Eagles' 34-28 Week 2 "Thursday Night Football" win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Neither team was cohesive in the first half. The Eagles' defense made stops and offense ran plays to dominate time of possession as the Vikings lost four fumbles.

In an otherwise unpredictable contest between the Eagles and Minnesota Vikings, Philly's running game was consistent.

Jalen Hurts' two touchdowns offset a second straight week of inconsistent passing for the Eagles, who ran for over 250 yards. D'Andre Swift's career-high 175 yards rushing looked promising.

Eagles had the most running yards since LeSean McCoy in 2013 (217). With Kenneth Gainwell (ribs) out, he carried.

The best drive was Philadelphia's 16-play, 75-yard drive with 13 rushes in the first half. 

Hurts has 28 rushing touchdowns, tied with Cam Newton for most in a first 50 games.

The Eagles are 2-0, but it hasn't been nice. This is especially true of the passing game, which has struggled for stretches.

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