Eagles beat 49ers 33-10 for 6th straight win


The 49ers (0-7) had been playing opponents tough, losing five consecutive games by three points or less.

Nowhere did the 49ers' health concerns show more than at offensive tackle, where starters Joe Staley (eye) and Garry Gilliam (knee) exited in the second quarter.

On Sunday, the 49ers became the first 0-8 team in franchise history after they were hammered 33-10 by the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Eagles (7-1) and Carson Wentz struggled early against the 49ers' pressure, but then came a Dontae Johnson pass-interference penalty in the end zone against former 49er Torrey Smith. The Eagles are coming off a convincing win over Washington and now possess the league's best record.

Thanking him is one thing, but they should want to hug Roseman instead because the trade for quarterback Carson Wentz in the 2016 NFL Draft looks better each week.

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Nebraska has a total of nine points in the first half of its past three games and hasn't scored a TD in those six quarters. Offensive guard Tanner Farmer, safety Antonio Reed and corner Lamar Jackson were also banged up and helped off the field.

Rookie defensive end Derek Barnett was stout against the run.

The Eagles could clog the box with bodies because they weren't terrified of Beathard as a passer, but the Birds' front four still deserves credit for stymieing the 49ers at every turn. Philadelphia's defense overwhelmed the Niners on a dreary afternoon, and cornerback Jalen Mills returned an interception for a touchdown late in the first half to help the home team pull away.

Wentz threw for a season-low 211 yards (18-of-32) and got sacked three times before yielding to Nick Foles for the final 5:20. What ensued was predictable: Wentz threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to uncovered tight end Zach Ertz for a 9-0 lead.

Wentz hit Jeffery with a flawless pass to extend the lead to 27-7.

Mills capped off a suffocating first-half performance by the defense with a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown. Coach Kyle Shanahan, who sensed a blitz, directed Beathard to flip a shovel pass to rookie free agent running back Matt Brieda. Eagles place-kicker Jake Elliott had supplied the only points with a 40-yard field goal. He got inside of Leger Douzable, who was probably blocking on the field goal unit for the first time because of injuries.