Since their opening drive of the season, when they scored against the Jaguars,

the Commanders hadn't scored a touchdown in the first quarter.

In the opening frame of Monday Night Football, they score.

With 5:00 left in the first quarter, Antonio Gibson scored on a 1-yard run to tie the score at 7-7.

Jalen Hurts' quarterback sneak resulted in a 1-yard touchdown run for the Eagles on their opening drive.

The Commanders' second possession saw them cover 75 yards in 13 plays.

 Among them were Taylor Heinicke's passes of 26 yards to Terry McLaurin and 14 yards to Jahan Dotson.

2-for-4 for 40 yards for Heinicke.

Gibson has run for 10 yards and Brian Robinson has six carries for 26 yards.

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