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Eagles receivers outdo former teammate Jackson in nasty 37-34 win over Washington

  • Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen (29) chases after him on a scoring reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen (29) chases after him on a scoring reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk, right, avoids the tackle-attempt of Washington Redskins' Brandon Meriweather on a kickoff-return for a score during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Philadelphia Eagles running back Chris Polk, right, avoids the tackle-attempt of Washington Redskins' Brandon Meriweather on a kickoff-return for a score during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back while scoring a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen chases him during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) looks back while scoring a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Nate Allen chases him during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)  (The Associated Press)

Rookie Jordan Matthews, the receiver who replaced DeSean Jackson in Philadelphia, caught two touchdown passes, and the Eagles beat Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34 on Sunday in a nasty game marred by a fourth-quarter brawl.

Jackson had his own big play, an 81-yard TD that tied it at 27. But it was not enough to offset Matthews and Jeremy Maclin, whose 27-yard scoring reception gave Philadelphia (3-0) the lead. Rookie Cody Parkey's third field goal, a 51-yarder with 5:55 remaining, put the game out of reach.

Philadelphia's Chris Polk had a 102-yard kickoff return. Kirk Cousins threw for three touchdowns for Washington (1-2).

The game was slowed by several injuries and disrupted by a sideline brawl with about 10 minutes remaining. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was blindsided by Chris Baker during an apparent interception return by Bashaud Breeland. Baker and Philly left tackle Jason Peters were ejected.

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