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Sanchez throws for 2 TDs for injured Foles to lead Philadelphia to 31-21 win over Texans

  • Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, left, falls into the end zone after catching a 56-yard pass for a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher, right, defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, left, falls into the end zone after catching a 56-yard pass for a touchdown as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher, right, defends during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, bottom, is sacked for a 9-yard loss by Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. Foles was injured on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, bottom, is sacked for a 9-yard loss by Houston Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. Foles was injured on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles walks off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles walks off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)  (The Associated Press)

Mark Sanchez replaced the injured Nick Foles and threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-21 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

Foles injured his left shoulder late in the first quarter, forcing Sanchez into his first action since 2012 with the Jets. He threw two interceptions in three quarters, but made throws when he had to.

The Eagles (6-2) led by 3 when Jeremy Maclin grabbed a low throw from Sanchez for an 8-yard touchdown to make it 31-21 with about four minutes remaining.

Maclin finished with two touchdowns and 158 yards receiving and LeSean McCoy had 117 yards rushing.

Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 203 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for Houston (4-5).

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