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Eagles beat Redskins 24-16 to take first place
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) passes the ball under pressure from Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 17, 2013, 4:33 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nick Foles threw for 298 yards and ran for a touchdown, LeSean McCoy had two TDs rushing and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 24-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

A year after finishing 4-12 under Andy Reid, Chip Kelly's Eagles (6-5) are first in the NFC East. They're a half-game ahead of idle Dallas (5-5). The defending division champion Redskins fell to 3-7.

The Eagles hadn't won at the Linc in 413 days since defeating the New York Giants on Sept. 30, 2012.

Down 24-0 in the fourth quarter, the Redskins rallied behind Robert Griffin III's TD passes of 62 yards to Darrel Young and 41 yards to Aldrick Robinson and both 2-point conversions.

RG3 then drove the Redskins to the Eagles 18 before his pass off his back foot was intercepted by Brandon Boykin.

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