Ducks in the NFL: Kelly and Eagles move into 1st, Alonso cries havoc

kellyphillysportslivecomNick Foles tossed three touchdown passes in pacing the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-20 road victory over Tampa Bay. The Eagles are 3-3 and move into first place in the NFC East, tied with Dallas if the Cowboys beat Washington in the Sunday night game. Chip Kelly’s offense racked up 425 yards and 21 first downs, cracking the 30-point barrier for the 4th time this year.

Jeff Maehl had 1 catch for five yards and contributed a tackle on special teams. Patrick Chung had two tackles for the Eagle defense. Casey Matthews had one.

Kiko Alonso continued his incredible assault on NFL stardom with a 22-tackle performance in Buffalo’s 27-24 home loss to the Bengals. the 6-3, 238-lb. middle linebacker has amassed 67 tackles in his first five games as a pro, with a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and 4 interceptions. Fellow Duck Jairus Byrd returned to the Bills’ lineup today, contributing four tackles and a pass deflection.