Both teams should feel a little lucky with the halftime score.
The Lions squandered opportunities to score touchdowns instead of field goals on their two scoring drives, but that’s been the norm so far this season.
Titus Young also dropped a deep pass, and Matthew Stafford threw an interception on a deep ball to a double-covered Calvin Johnson.
Meanwhile, the Lions had 10 penalties for 92 yards, and the Eagles only took advantage on their lone scoring drive with 1:16 remaining in the second quarter, a two-yard touchdown on a screen pass to LeSean McCoy.
Although the Lions offense appeared to be in rhythm at times, Stafford’s first half numbers were far from impressive. He was 6 of 18 for 91 yards with the interception.
The Lions ran the ball well, 12 times for 60 yards, but were 0-for-6 on third downs.
And on defense, the Lions played extremely well until a pass interference call on cornerback Jacob Lacey set up McCoy’s touchdown.
The Lions held Eagles rushers to just 21 yards on 13 carries, but Michael Vick has been an accurate 16 of 24 for 118 yards.
However, the Lions have already hit Vick five times, caught an interception and recovered a fumbled shotgun snap.
The star for the Lions in the first half was safety Louis Delmas, who is playing for the first time since undergoing knee surgery on Aug. 7. He has an interception, four tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass defensed.