The Philadelphia Eagles are a part of NFL history thanks to their win on Sunday afternoon. Not only is the team off to its best start since 2004, but win over the San Francisco 49ers means that the San Fran is off to its worst start in team history. The 49ers fell to 0-8 on the year, matching the Cleveland Browns as the only two teams in the NFL that are winless so far this season.

While you might think that the 49ers were going to do everything they could in order to avoid the 0-8 start, it appears they came out without much fight. The Philadelphia Eagles were able to cruise to a 33-10 victory, their easiest win of the season, by a long shot.

Philadelphia Eagles don’t dominate but win handily

Not everything was sweetness and light for the Philadelphia Eagles, as Carson Wentz actually had quite the frustrating day. Wentz’s day didn’t compare to the frustration that 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard went through.

The rookie out of Iowa was pressured and hit 12 times and sacked four times by the staunch Eagles defense. When he wasn’t getting slammed to the turf, Beathard was completing passes to the opposing team a bit too often. The rookie QB threw two interceptions. It’s no wonder with those struggles that Beathard managed to complete just 17 of 36 passes for 167 yards. He was also far from the only problem the 49ers had on offense.

Beathard was his team’s leading rusher, as he carried six times for 40 yards.

Starting running back, Carlos Hyde managed to carry the ball just 12 times for 25 yards. Almost half of those 25 yards came on one carry.

Wentz doing enough to win

Having said all that, Beathard would likely trade his struggles for Wentz’s struggles any day. The second-year player completed just 18 of 32 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns.

He did also have one interception, but at least it wasn’t returned for a touchdown the way the Eagles did to Beathard.

As has been the case for most of the season, the Eagles did not put together an overwhelming performance, either on the ground or through the air. Corey Clement and LeGarrette Blount combined for 26 carries for 102 yards and a touchdown.

That was good enough to complement Wentz and the Philly defense, which kicked the Niners’ offense all over the field. Sitting at 7-1 on the year, the squad appears to be running away with an NFC East division that was expected to be quite stout.

While the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins tread water, the New York Giants are floundering. This has allowed the Philadelphia Eagles to look as though they could clinch the division with plenty of time to go in the season.