The game, which saw the Super Bowl champ Philadelphia Eagle beat their NFC rival Atlanta Falcons 18-12, drew a 32.9 overnight rating in the City of Brotherly Love. Nelson Agholor's 15-yard pass to Foles extended a drive that ended with Jay Ajayi's first of two TD runs.
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby pushes Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones out of bounds on the final play of the game at Lincoln Financial Field. Tonight that will be the difference in the game. Three plays for Devonta Freeman that went for no gain, an incomplete pass and a one yard loss spelled trouble for the Falcons offense. Additionally, Atlanta will need to preform better this season against the Eagles than they did last time they played, which was in the divisional round.
"I learned that we're a group that can persevere, that can fight and can overcome some adversity and have some poise", said Jenkins of his takeaways from Week 1.
First up on the agenda is a Super Bowl LII rewatch party where fans can relive the Eagles first Super Bowl win in Franchise history. The cocky right tackle was sure to point out the difference.
Eagles fans are naturally brazen, so what do you think will happen when you mix bad weather and a Super Bowl banner unveiling?
The Falcons rallied to take the lead on their second possession on a 21-yard field goal by Matt Bryant, a score Philadelphia matched in the second quarter with a 26-yard Jake Elliott field goal.
This new version of the "Philly Special" was one of the more exciting parts of a sloppy game. LS Josh Harris had his streak of 103 consecutive games played end because of a hip injury.