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Lions stay undefeated with triumph at Philadelphia

Posted: 4:37 PM, Sep 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-22 16:37:07-04

PHILADELPHIA (WXYZ) — Kerryon Johnson scored his first rushing touchdown of the season, Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Jones and the Detroit Lions held on to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 on Sunday.

Following a Philadelphia field goal on the game’s opening drive, Jamal Agnew returned the ensuing kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. It was the first kick return touchdown of the 2019 NFL season.

Matt Prater kicked field goals of 25 and 33 yards in the 2nd quarter. A 46-yard attempt with 1:53 remaining in regulation was blocked.

Carson Wentz threw two touchdown passes to Nelson Agholor, a 20-yard completion in the 3rd quarter and a two-yard completion in the 4th quarter.

UP NEXT: Detroit (2-0-1) hosts Kansas City next Sunday.