The Eagles took on the Broncos yesterday and it was the Peyton Manning show. He was 28-for-34 for 327 yards, four touchdowns, and no turnovers. He has 16 touchdowns in his first four games and Sunday he broke the NFL record with his 24th career game with four or more touchdowns. The Broncos special teams scored 14 points on a 105-yard kickoff return from Trindon Holliday and a blocked punt taken back from a touchdown. Denver went on to win 52-20 to drop the Eagles to 1-3. More here.
The Phillies wrapped up their season yesterday with the Braves. Braves leftfielder Evan Gattis had a day on Sunday as he went 3-for-5 with his 21st home run of the year, his 64th and 65th RBIs, and two runs scored. C Erik Kratz went 1-for-3 with his ninth home run of the year, two runs scored and a team-high three RBIs. The Phillies went on to lose 12-5. More here.
The Miami Marlins have had a dreadful season by all accounts but yesterday Henderson Alvarez was on his game. He had not allowed a hit and one walk with four strikeouts through nine innings but it wasn't a no-hitter because the game was tied at 0-0. Giancarlo Stanton scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to win the game 1-0 and give Alvarez a walkoff no-hitter. More here.
Around the NFC East:
Chiefs QB Alex Smith was 24-for-41 for 288 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions Sunday against the Giants. Kansas City's defense shut down Eli Manning and the Giants as the Chiefs improve to 4-0 while New York falls to 0-4 as KC won 31-7. More here.
The Cowboys took on the Chargers and Philip Rivers went off. Rivers was 35-for-42 for 401 yards, three touchdowns, and an interception. San Diego out-gained the Cowboys 506-317 as they rallied to beat Dallas 30-21. More here.
The Redskins were looking to avoid an 0-4 start Sunday against the Raiders. Oakland jumped out to a 14-0 first quarter lead and looked to have the Redskins on the ropes but Robert Griffin III's 227 passing yards and one touchdown was enough to lead Washington to 24-unanswered points to win 24-14. More here.