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NFL: Philadelphia 16, Pittsburgh 7

Aug. 26, 2006 at 1:40 AM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Greg Lewis scored on a 61-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Garcia Friday night as Philadelphia beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-7.

It was the game's only touchdown.

Garcia, who will be a back-up to Donovan McNabb, was 6-of-12 for 110 yards for 79 yards and the touchdown; McNabb was 7-of-9 for 79 yards; Lewis made two receptions for 91 yards; running back Correll Buckhalter was held to 31 yards on seven carries and caught four balls for 16 yards; and David Akers kicked three field goals for the Eagles (2-2).

Ben Roethlisberger was 9-of-14 for 52 yards with one interception; back-up Charlie Batch went 10-for-15 for 72 yards and a 23-yard touchdown pass to Cedrick Wilson in the second quarter; and Shane Boyd rushed for 39 ards on four carries for the Steelers (0-3).

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