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Washington’s Landon Collins alertly snags INT off Dallas Goedert’s heel

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles restricted close Dallas Goedert had the initially down — he just didn’t have the ball. And it remaining Washington Football Team’s Landon Collins with a chance to make a big play.

On a 3rd-and-1 from the Eagles’ 22-property line, quarterback Jalen Hurts faked a handoff and strike Goedert in the appropriate flat, with a step on Collins for what should really have been a initially down. But the ball bounced off Goedert’s fingers, then his appropriate heel and landed in Collins’ fingers.

Collins grabbed the ball and returned it to the close zone, but the play had been blown useless as it was initially ruled an incomplete pass. On the other hand, after a huddle, officials ruled it an interception and gave Washington the ball at the Eagles’ 26-property line.

Washington turned that opportunity into an eventual 1-property touchdown operate by Antonio Gibson for a seven- direct. It was the sort of get started essential for a workforce that still has thirteen players and seven assistant coaches on the COVID-19 record, such as its leading two quarterbacks in Taylor Heinicke and Kyle Allen.