Eagles fall to Jets 24-18 in final preseason game

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow (11) avoids a sack by New York Jets' Trevor Reilly. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Tim Tebow threw two touchdown passes and an interception in his final opportunity to make Philadelphia's roster, and the Eagles fell to the New York Jets 24-18 on Thursday night.

Tebow, competing with Matt Barkley for the No. 3 quarterback job, flashed some of the playmaking and inconsistency that have made him so polarizing. He finished 11 of 17 for 189 yards, and added 32 yards on four rushes.

Quarterback Matt Barkley (2) throws a pass during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 in East Rutherford, N.J.



Barkley was 4 of 9 for 45 yards and an interception for the Eagles (3-1).

Matt Flynn started for the Jets (3-1) and was 10 of 14 for 136 yards with two TDs and an interception.

Both teams rested most of their regular starters, although linebacker Kiko Alonso made his debut for the Eagles and played one series.

Here is a recap of the scoring plays courtesy of ESPN:

First Quarter

Jets' Chris Owusu Pass From Matt Flynn for 18 Yrds N.Folk extra point is GOOD. Jets lead 7-0

Eagles' K.Smith 23 yard field goal is GOOD. Jets lead 7-3
Second Quarter

Jets' Zac Stacy Pass From Matt Flynn for 5 Yrds N.Folk extra point is GOOD. Jets lead 14-3

Eagles' K.Smith 20 yard field goal is GOOD. Jets lead 14-6

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow (11) avoids a sack by New York Jets' Trevor Reilly (57) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.



Jets' N.Folk 42 yard field goal is GOOD. Jets lead 17-6

Eagles' Rasheed Bailey Pass From Tim Tebow for 18 Yrds K.Smith extra point is No Good. Wide Left. Jets lead 17-12

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Rasheed Bailey (18) gets up after catching a pass for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game.

Third Quarter

Jets' D.Richardson right tackle for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN. N.Folk extra point is GOOD. Jets lead 24-12

Fourth Quarter

Eagles' Freddie Martino Pass From Tim Tebow for 9 Yrds K.Smith extra point is No Good, Short. Jets lead 24-18

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Freddie Martino (80) catches a pass for a touchdown during the second half of a preseason NFL football game.

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