49ers walk into Philadelphia and demolish Eagles, strengthening claim as NFL's best team

A fiery ejection, a quarterback scare, and a tale of two first-half quarters marked the drama of the rematch between the San Francisco 

49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles, which took place 10 months ago on the same field for the NFC championship game.

Unlike the previous game, both teams ended with their starting quarterbacks. In addition, unlike the previous game, the 49ers won easily, 42-19.

San Francisco has not lost this season while multipurpose weapon Deebo Samuel is healthy. Samuel proved his worth with 138 yards and three touchdowns on only seven touches on Sunday.

 Christian McCaffrey did not gain much ground. The team did not score a single point or even gain a first down. The Niners' net yardage throughout the period was a loss of six yards.

In comparison, the Eagles moved quickly, even if they still thought they were falling short of their own expectations. While they gained 120 yards and scored six points,

they failed to convert TDs in the red zone twice, with San Francisco cornerback Chavarius Ward causing havoc with a pass breakup in the end zone (his second on that drive).

On a rainy day, slants to A.J. Brown and short- to mid-yard completions to DeVonta Smith could only get Philadelphia so far, especially once the 49ers got their feet.

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