How it happened

Score at halftime: Ravens 17, Eagles 7

Score after third quarter: Ravens 17, Eagles 17

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Team rushing yardage: Ravens 111, Eagles 129

Team passing yardage: Ravens 214, Eagles 357

Penalties-yards: Ravens 6-45, Eagles 7-58

Time of possession: Ravens 25:39, Eagles 34:21

Eagles' best number: 157 (tight end Brent Celek's receiving yards)

Eagles' worst number: 4 (number of turnovers for the second straight game)

You had to be there

Four F-16 jets from the 177th Fighter Wing based at Atlantic City International Airport flew over Lincoln Financial Field after trumpet player Jesse McGuire performed the national anthem before the game.

Three stars

1. Celek (eight catches for career-high 157 yards)

2. Ravens rookie place-kicker Justin Tucker (three field goals, including two of more than 50 yards)

3. Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans (interception, sack)

Turning point

The Eagles trailed 23-16 before quarterback Michael Vick directed an 80-yard touchdown drive. His 1-yard run gave the Eagles a 24-23 lead with 1 minute, 55 seconds left in regulation.

Eagles' best play

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson hauled in a deep pass from Vick during the third quarter and held onto the ball for a 49-yard gain despite absorbing a big hit from safety Ed Reed.

Eagles' worst play

The Eagles blew a chance to score a touchdown on their opening series when Vick's pass toward tight end Clay Harbor was intercepted by safety Bernard Pollard in the end zone. Vick threw two interceptions Sunday and has six for the season.

Did you notice?

Wide receiver Mardy Gilyard, who just re-signed with the team Tuesday, was active instead of Riley Cooper. ... Eagles and Ravens got into a fight in the end zone after Vonta Leach's first-quarter touchdown. ... Pollard had an interception, a sack and a big hit on Celek, all in the first quarter. ... Former Eagles safety Sean Considine unsuccessfully tried to run on a fake punt in the second quarter. ... There were a lot of scuffles in the first half, including two involving Jackson. ... Eagles rookie punt returner Damaris Johnson fielded a punt inside his own 5-yard line in the second quarter. ... Eagles center Jason Kelce, tackle King Dunlap and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin all left with injuries during a five-play span in the third quarter. ... Ravens running back Ray Rice flattened Trent Cole as the Eagles defensive end was rushing the passer in the fourth quarter.

Parting shots

Eagles coach Andy Reid: "The fans were unbelievable today. They were definitely the 12th man for us out there."

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: "That was a tough football game. Give credit to the Eagles. They competed right down to the end and they found a way to win the game."

David Weinberg, 609-272-7186


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