December 15, 2018
Sports

NFL round-up: Eagles rout Broncos on day of brawls around the league

  • Philadelphia move to league-best 8-1 as Carson Wentz dominates
  • Bucs-Saints and Bengals-Jaguars contain brawls between players
  • Los Angeles Rams continue excellent season with rout of hapless Giants

Carson Wentz tossed four touchdown passes, Corey Clement had three scores, and the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Denver Broncos 51-23 on Sunday.

The Eagles (8-1) dismantled the league’s top-ranked defense, racking up 419 yards, to win their seventh straight game and head into a bye week with the best record in the NFL. Brock Osweiler couldn’t get the Broncos (3-5) on track in his first start since rejoining the team in September. He threw two interceptions. Denver have lost four in a row and five of six. Wentz was 15 of 27 for 199 yards before giving way to Nick Foles. He has three four-TD performances in the last five weeks. Clement had two TD runs and one TD catch, and newcomer Jay Ajayi ran for 77 yards and one score.

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