Jalen Hurts, Eagles too much for Lions in opener 38-35

 Jalen Hurts made plays with his legs, right arm and head.

Hurts accounted for 333 yards and a touchdown and A.J. Brown had a career-high-tying 155 yards receiving in his Philadelphia debut, helping the Eagles hold on for a 38-35 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Hurts ran 17 times, one short of his career high, for 90 yards and a 1-yard touchdown.

 The third-year quarterback was 18 of 32 for 243 yards, including a perfectly placed 54-yard pass to Brown that led to Philadelphia taking a 24-14 lead at halftime.

“We had a lot broken plays, a lot of throwaways," he said. “As a quarterback, that is the best play sometimes."

The Eagles scored 24 points in the second quarter and had a 17-point lead in the fourth that was cut to three when Jared Goff threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to DJ Chark with 3:51 left.

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