PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo wasn’t reasoning astir Trey Lance coming into the game. He was excessively engaged utilizing his ain legs to person archetypal downs.
Garoppolo threw 1 touchdown walk and ran successful for a score, starring the San Francisco 49ers to a 17-11 triumph implicit the Philadelphia Eagles connected Sunday.
Nick Bosa had two sacks and San Francisco’s stingy defence unopen down Jalen Hurts a week aft Philadelphia dominated Atlanta successful a 32-6 win.
Hurts completed conscionable 12 of 23 passes for 190 yards. He ran for 82 yards, including a 1-yard TD successful the 4th quarter.
The 49ers (2-0) instrumentality location aft practicing each week astatine The Greenbrier edifice successful West Virginia with a brace of roadworthy wins successful the Eastern clip portion to unfastened the season.
The Eagles (1-1) got a world cheque successful manager Nick Sirianni’s archetypal location game.
Garoppolo took each the snaps a week aft an awesome show successful a 41-33 triumph astatine Detroit. He ran for 5 archetypal downs, including 4 sneaks.
“That’s portion of being the quarterback. You gotta privation the ball,” Garoppolo said.
Lance, the No. 3 wide draught pick, played 4 snaps past week and threw a TD walk against the Lions. But Niners manager Kyle Shanahan didn’t bring him successful against Philadelphia.
“It is what it is that full thing,” Garoppolo said. “You can’t interest astir that. You tin lone power what you tin control. It’s a shot game. There’s a batch going connected successful your mind.”
A sellout assemblage greeted the Eagles for the archetypal clip since a playoff nonaccomplishment to Seattle connected Jan. 5, 2020. With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, fans were tailgating six hours earlier kickoff. One feline brought a 49ers helmet and walked it astir a parking batch connected a canine leash. White “Go Birds” T-shirts were placed connected each spot wrong the Linc, though it was a oversea of greenish erstwhile the stadium filled up.
They had small to cheer aft the defence held the 49ers to 3 consecutive three-and-out possessions to commencement the game.
“We had a batch of opportunities we didn’t capitalize on,” Hurts said. “We person to beryllium accordant successful our execution. I person to beryllium accordant successful my execution arsenic tract general. A batch to learn.”
San Francisco’s discourtesy yet got going aft its ain beardown antiaircraft stand. Garoppolo drove the 49ers 97 yards connected 12 plays, capping it with an 11-yard TD pass to Jauan Jennings — his archetypal vocation drawback — for a 7-3 pb successful the last infinitesimal of the archetypal half.
The thrust began aft Philadelphia missed a immense accidental to spell up 10-0. After Hurts connected with Quez Watkins for a 91-yard summation to the Niners 6, the Eagles had a archetypal down astatine the 1 pursuing a walk interference punishment connected Josh Norman. But, connected 4th down from the 3, wide receiver Greg Ward took a flip connected a reverse and threw an incomplete walk to Hurts successful the backmost of the extremity zone. Ward was a backmost successful college.
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“For it to beryllium 7-3 astatine halftime was beauteous unbelievable,” Shanahan said.
The 49ers went up 14-3 successful the 4th connected Garoppolo’s sneak from the 1. Robbie Gould’s 46-yard tract extremity made it 17-3.
After Hurts scored, Kenny Gainwell ran successful for the 2-point conversion. But the Eagles didn’t get the shot back.
Garoppolo finished 22 of 30 for 189 yards.
Hurts threw a 38-yard TD walk to Jalen Reagor that was overturned due to the fact that the 2020 first-round prime stepped retired of bounds earlier helium made the drawback down the close sideline.
Javon Kinlaw past blocked Jake Elliott’s 47-yard attempt.
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A ample radical of 49ers fans attempted to instrumentality implicit the Rocky statue astatine the Philadelphia Art Museum connected Saturday night. They raced up the steps, waived Niners banners and tried spot a banner connected Sylvester Stallone’s bronze likeness.
49ers: RB Trey Sermon (head), RB JaMycal Hasty (ankle) and FB Kyle Juszczyk (lower body) near successful the 4th quarter. … DL Kevin Givens (ankle) exited successful the archetypal but returned.
Eagles: Pro Bowl DE Brandon Graham (Achilles) was carted disconnected the tract successful the 2nd quarter. Graham had missed lone 1 crippled since 2011. He said on Twitter that he’ll miss the remainder of the season. … Three-time Pro Bowl RG Brandon Brooks (chest) besides near successful the 2nd quarter. … LB Davion Taylor (calf) near successful the 3rd quarter.
49ers: Host the Green Bay Packers successful their location opener adjacent Sunday night.
Eagles: Visit the NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys connected Sept. 27.