Night net LANDOVER, Md. — Sam Bradford finally started looking Sunday like the quarterback Chip Kelly believed he was trading for … but not until the second half, when the Eagles trailed Washington 13-0.Bradford got loose very suddenly after halftime after a wre
tched first half, throwing touchdown passes on the first two Eagles possessions of the third quarter to tie the game at 13. MORE: Night net Week 4 rivalries, unbeatens | Worst performances of Week 4 Then, late in the third quarter, he limped off the field after a teammate rolled up on his right ankle while he was getting hit by a pass rusher — but he returned on the next series, and he quickly threw another touchdown pass to put the Eagles ahead for the first time all day, 20-16 less than a minute into the fourth quarter. The injury scare for the brittle Bradford was short-lived. When he returned, with one second left in the third quarter after Washington’s Jordan Reed fumbled, the Eagles had the ball at their 42.On the third play of that possession, and the second play of the fourth quarter, he connected with Miles Austin behind two defenders on a 39-yard touchdown with 14:39 left in the game.It didn't hold up, though. The Redskins came from behind to upset the Eagles, 23-20. Bradford’s previous two touchdown throws were 62 yards to Riley Cooper and 17 yards to Brent Celek. After the Austin score, Bradford was 7 for 13 for 160 yards and three touchdowns in the second half. He was just 5 for 10 for 75 yards in the first half and was sacked three times.