Ezekiel Elliott played his first game for the New England Patriots on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium. How did Elliott and the Patriots perform?
The former Dallas Cowboy running back had seven carries for 29 yards adding five catches for 14 yards and a fumble as a pass catcher.
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Elliott made e a key mistake early in the game when he fumbled after making a one-handed catch off a screen pass from Patriots’ QB Mac Jones in the first quarter of the game.
Elliott’s fumble would lead to a Jalen Hurts touchdown pass, to Devonta Smith, that put the Eagles up 16-0 in the first quarter.
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The Patriots outscored the Eagles 20-9 over the rest of the game but fell 25-20 to the Eagles.