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Eagles Vs. Redskins: Philadelphia Takes 7-0 Lead On Brent Celek Touchdown

On their second drive of the game, the Eagles took the ball from their own 18 yard and capped an 11 play drive with a Brent Celek touchdown. On third and goal from the 7, Michael Vick found Celek on a short screen and the TE scampered into the end zone for the first touchdown of the game.

A turning point in the drive came when Michael Vick looked to be sacked in the Eagles end zone for a safety after a direct snap to LeSean McCoy went over his head. Vick scrambled to pick up the ball and launch it out of bounds. A flag was throw in the end zone, presumably intentional grounding. Instead, however, Brian Orakpo was flagged for roughing the passer on a helmet-to-helmet hit on Vick.

The second key play came on fourth and two from the Skins 38. Vick would find Jason Avant in the seam for 18 yards, to move the chains and put the Eagles in the red zone. The drive looked to stall inside the ten before Vick found Celek for the go-ahead TD on third and goal.