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HOUSTON - After his performance on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles are confident theyll be fine with Mark Sanchez at quarterback if Nick Foles misses more time with an injury. Mason Rudolph Steelers Jersey .Sanchez replaced Foles, overcame turnovers and did enough to keep the Eagles in first place with a 31-21 win over the Houston Texans. Foles hurt his left shoulder late in the first quarter, and Sanchez came on to threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns.Hes good, running back LeSean McCoy said. Even when he came here its hard to look at him as a backup because of (the) success hes had and experience. I think today wasnt really something surprising to the team.I think well do some damage if Nick cant go, McCoy continued. Hell step in there and do a great job.Sanchez, who also threw two interceptions, missed all of last season after tearing the labrum in his right shoulder in the preseason. He last played on Dec. 30, 2012, with the New York Jets.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, sealing the win with about four minutes remaining.Sanchez didnt waste any time in his Philadelphia debut, finding Maclin deep on his first play for a 52-yard gain. Five plays later, he threw a perfect pass to Jordan Matthews for an 11-yard touchdown to make it 14-7 in the second quarter.He admitted to being a bit nervous before the throw to Maclin. Those butterflies dissolved after that strike.You want to get the first throw out of the way. And thanks to Chip we throw it right down the field, Sanchez said. So that will get your nerves gone.Coach Chip Kelly didnt provide many details of the injury to Foles, saying only: Hes in a sling right now, and thats all I got.Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 203 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for Houston (4-5). The Texans had trouble getting their offence going.It was a tough day, and obviously that falls on the quarterback in terms of not being able to get things started and accomplished, Fitzpatrick said.Maclin finished with two touchdowns and 158 yards receiving and McCoy had 117 yards rushing.The Eagles were up by 10 and driving late in the third quarter when Jumal Rolle grabbed his second interception of the game.DeMeco Ryans intercepted Fitzpatrick at the Philadelphia 10, but was injured on the play and fumbled the ball as he fell to the ground. DeAndre Hopkins recovered for Houston and scored on a 7-yard reception two plays later to cut the lead to 24-21.Ryans tore his right Achilles tendon, a person familiar with the injury said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Eagles didnt release details of the injury.Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney (illness) and linebacker Brian Cushing (knee) were inactive for the Texans and they lost starting cornerbacks Johnathan Joseph (concussion) and Kareem Jackson (knee) to injuries in the first quarter.Houstons defence got to the quarterback early, with four sacks in the first half. The Eagles had allowed just two in the previous six games.Whitney Mercilus sacked Foles twice in three plays, driving him hard into the turf on the second one to send the quarterback to the locker room.Houston tied it at 14-14 when Arian Foster grabbed a 56-yard TD pass about four minutes before halftime. That score was set up when receiver Josh Huff tipped a pass by Sanchez that was intercepted by Rolle.Foster left late in the game and coach Bill OBrien said he injured his groin and that he hoped hed be OK after an extra week of rest with the bye next week.A 45-yard field goal by Cody Parkey gave the Eagles a 17-14 lead at halftime.Houston missed a 39-yard field goal in the third quarter. The Eagles used four straight running plays capped by an 8-yard run by Chris Polk after that to extend their lead to 24-14 with about three minutes left in the third.NOTES: Eagles S Safety Nate Allen had started 23 straight games before sitting out with a hamstring injury. ... J.J. Watt finished with 1 1/2 sacks and has 6 1/2 in his last four games. ... Maclin has three touchdowns for 50 yards or longer this season.___AP Pro Football Writer Rob Maaddi in Philadelphia contributed to this report.___Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Terrell Edmunds Jersey . 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Manchester City, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain -- champions of England, Italy and France -- are in a strong Pot 2, which also includes 2013 finalist Borussia Dortmund. Former finalists Monaco and Roma are the glamor options sharing Pot 4 with unheralded Maribor and group-stage newcomers Ludogorets and Malmo. Though Spain, England and Germany all have a full quota of four teams in the draw, they all also have a team in lowly Pot 3, with Athletic Bilbao and Bayer Leverkusen joining Liverpool. The four-team groups, which kick off Sept. 16, cannot include two teams from the same country. Madrid could start its quest for a record-extending 11th European title in a blockbuster group with PSG, Liverpool and Roma. Still, no team will beat the defending champions for star power. Madrid rode its forward line of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to the title last season, and now has added World Cup stars James Rodriguez of Colombia and Toni Kroos of Germany. Barcelona countered buying Luis Suarez from Liverpool to join Lionel Messi and Neymar in a forward line of South American superstars. Suarez will miss three Champions League matches while serving his four-month FIFA ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup, though a reunion with the Juventus player is possible later in the group stage. Bayern, the 2013 winner, is among only three national champions in the top-seeded ranks, along with Atletico Madridd and Benfica. Sean Davis Steelers Jersey. Benfica and Porto give Portugal two top-seeded teams despite combining for only one Champions League quarterfinal appearance in the past five years. Both added ranking points from good Europa League runs. Both are among 10 former European champions in a draw which counts Manchester United and AC Milan as notable absentees. Man City and PSG are still building their Champions League pedigree and rankings after spending heavily to catch more established rivals. As a result, UEFA punished both for breaching Financial Fair Play rules by limiting their squad quota of senior players to 21 instead of 25. Zenit St. Petersburg, also in Pot 2, is limited to 22 senior players. Another UEFA order means Ukrainian and Russian teams cannot play each other for security reasons. That will separate Shakhtar Donetsk in Pot 2 from CSKA Moscow in Pot 3. Shakhtar, whose expensive stadium has been damaged in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, must also play its home matches in the western city of Lviv. The 32 teams will share nearly 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) in UEFA prize money. UEFA pays a basic 8.6 million euros ($11.5 million) fee for entering the group, plus 1 million euros ($1.34 million) per win and 500,000 euros ($670,000) per draw. Teams also get a share of television rights money. The top two teams in each group advance to the Round of 16 starting in February. The final will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on June 6 -- the latest date since the first European Cup final on June 13, 1956. ------ Seedings Pot 1: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Benfica, Atletico Madrid, Arsenal, Porto. Pot 2: Schalke, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Shakhtar Donetsk, Basel, Zenit St. Petersburg, Manchester City. Pot 3: Bayer Leverkusen, Olympiakos, CSKA Moscow, Ajax, Liverpool, Sporting Lisbon, Galatasaray, Athletic Bilbao. Pot 4: Anderlecht, Roma, APOEL, BATE Borisov, Ludogorets Razgrad, Maribor, Monaco, Malmo. Cheap Arizona Cardinals Jerseys Cheap Falcons Jerseys Cheap Ravens JerseysCheap Bills Jerseys Cheap Panthers Jerseys Cheap Bears Jerseys Cheap Bengals Jerseys Cheap Browns Jerseys Cheap Cowboys Jerseys Cheap Broncos Jerseys Cheap Lions JerseysCheap Packers Jerseys Cheap Texans Jerseys Cheap Colts Jerseys Cheap Jaguars Jerseys Cheap Chiefs Jerseys ' ' '
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