Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Green Bay ended a four-game losing sequence with a 27-13 victory at Philadelphia on Monday, with Aaron Rodgers throwing two touchdown passes to Davante Adams.

Rodgers had 313 yards passing and Adams had 113 yards receiving to help send Philadelphia (5-6) to its first home loss this season.

The Packers (5-6) kept their sinking playoff hopes alive but they're still two games behind Detroit (7-4) in the NFC North.

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz had 254 yards passing, ran for a score and threw an interception. Philadelphia started the season 3-0 but has lost six of the past eight.

Rodgers came out firing and led the Packers on consecutive touchdown drives to start the game. Rodgers extended the opening drive by running twice for 25 yards and tossed a 12-yard TD pass to Adams for a 7-0 lead.

After the Eagles answered on Wentz's 1-yard TD run , Rodgers led another 75-yard scoring drive. He threw a perfect 20-yard TD pass to Adams to give the Packers a 14-7 lead early in the second quarter. Nolan Carroll had excellent coverage on the play, but Rodgers put the ball in a tight spot and hit Adams in stride in the back of the end zone.

Aaron Ripkowski's 1-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter extended Green Bay's lead to 24-13.

The Eagles had allowed only three touchdowns at home while outscoring opponents 108-38 in their first four games at Lincoln Financial Field.

Green Bay gave up at least 30 points in each of its previous four games, including 89 in the last two. But the defense harassed Wentz and shut down the Eagles' inconsistent offense.

Philadelphia's Caleb Sturgis kicked field goals of 48 and 50 yards while Green Bay's Mason Crosby connected from 33 and 32 yards.

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