The Eagles said in a statement in prime time,

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The home opener at Lincoln Financial Field saw a 24-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night.

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Quarterback Jalen Harts was proficient, 26-in-31 on passing for 333 yards.

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He opened the game adding up his first 11 pass attempts,

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The Hurts had a touchdown passing — a BOMB to Quiz Watkins for 53 yards — and scored two rushes as well as another 57 yards on the ground.

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The Eagles defeated the Vikings without a score in the second half with a 24-7 halftime lead.

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Cornerback Darius Slay put himself in position to be the NFC Defensive Player of the Week with two interceptions and a five-pass breakup, taking control of Vikings star wide receiver Justin Jefferson.

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Defense had forced three turnovers

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The Eagles are 2-0 up, with their first ever NFC East showdown taking place next Sunday in Washington.

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Game Recap: Eagles 24, Vikings 7

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