By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It was the biggest win of Carson Wentz’s career. It was the biggest win of Doug Pederson’s career.

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The Eagles upset the Panthers 28-23 on Thursday Night to improve to 5-1, best in the NFC.

So, naturally, they had a well deserved locker room dance party. First Malcolm Jenkins.

And then, LeGarrette Blount and Jalen Mills.


The Eagles have now won 7 of their last 8 games dating back to Week 16 in 2016). And for the first time since 1949, the Eagles reached a 5-1 mark despite playing four of their first six games on the road.

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The last time the Eagles went 5-1 or better after playing 4 of their first 6 games on the road was in 1949.