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Eagles’ Foles ties NFL record with 7 TD passes

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Nick Foles’ record-setting performance turned a struggling Eagles offense into an unstoppable machine.

Foles tied an NFL mark with seven touchdown passes and threw for 406 yards to revitalize Philadelphia in a 49-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

The backup quarterback connected three times with Riley Cooper to become the seventh passer in NFL history with seven TD tosses in a game. Peyton Manning did it for Denver on opening night this season against Baltimore.

Foles also threw scoring passes to Brent Celek, Zach Ertz, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson as the Eagles (4-5) looked nothing the offense that failed to score a touchdown in each of the past two weeks.

Foles completed 22 of 28 passes. The Raiders fell to 3-5.

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