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Hits on Carson Wentz have fans wincing, but Eagles' defense sets up 10-10 halftime draw

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Thursday night NFL games tend to be sloppy, with teams unable to do the normal prep work, and still sore from the previous weekend. So it was in the first half of the Eagles’ visit to Carolina, in which time expired with the score tied, 10-10,

The loss of right tackle Lane Johnson to a concussion was felt early. The Eagles’ offense was rolling on the opening drive, picking up a couple first downs, but then 37-year old Julius Peppers swept around Halapoulivaati Vaitai and hit Carson Wentz just as he drew the ball back to pass.