I’m just going to predict the first touchdown of the game on this drive because, I mean, there’s got to be on eventually right? Johnston punts to the Bears 20 where Cohen makes a fair catch. Sports reporter covering national topics, including fantasy football, as well as … The Eagles call a time out. Coach Doug Pederson saw plenty of breakdowns with his team in Philadelphia this season, and with more magic from backup QB Nick Foles, the Eagles are fortunate to have qualified for the playoffs and extended their championship defense. The Bears defense had played well up until that point, permitting 10 points but also intercepting two Foles passes and forcing three three-and-outs. Unfortunately for the Bears, he missed the one that counted. What a brutal, brutal loss for the Bears. "I'm proud of the way the guys stuck together, and it's been a privilege just to be a part of this family and play with these guys. Des Bieler . Available for everyone, funded by readers. Foles’s first down toss is incomplete. Good evening Hunter. Cody Parkey's would-be game-winning FG hits the crossbar twice sending the Eagles to the Divisional Round. On 3rd and 11, WOW, he very much finds Gabriel for a long throw. The Bears haven’t sneaked up on anybody for weeks, or flown under the radar. Khalil Mack makes a huge defensive play to wrap up Foles on a 1st & 10 throw that ends up in no man’s land. Foles’s first throw is a four yard pass to Zach Ertz. Nick Foles throws a dangerous pass to the Eagles end zone that is incomplete. That’s a 15 yard penalty and an automatic first down. Smallwood then goes off for 6 yards. Tadd Haislop: An NFL world in which Foles enters the Eagles' playoff opener as the more experienced postseason quarterback against a first-round pick is a strange one, but here we are. 3rd and goal. A too many men on the field call puts the Eagles into Bears territory. The Eagles have to scramble to stop him from the touchdown. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/2/5e/foles-trubisky-010219-getty-ftrjpg_67bp6vg52nn51u2njth92d2om.jpg?t=253916272&w=500&quality=80. The Eagles will lean heavily on their winning experience from last year to survive in a different situation as an underdog No. O’Donnell 36 yarder means the Eagles will be starting at their own 40. Trubisky throws incomplete on the first play of the drive. The kickoff hits the end zone. They don’t need to, though, to get through this round. On 2nd & goal, Sproles runs for no game. The 29-yard field goal is good and that will do us for the first half which had no touchdowns but was certainly full of action. The Eagles win! It just didn't go our way at the end.". 5 takeaways from the Eagles' wild-card win over the Bears. On 1st & 10, Foles throws to Jeffrey who picks up 15 yards and they’re already in Bears territory. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. They have to prove it right out of the box, though, because they, their players and their coach are postseason novices compared to their opponent. First published on Sun 6 Jan 2019 20.40 GMT. The Eagles won the Super Bowl with a former Chiefs offensive coordinator last season. And never mind about the Eagles offense. Trubisky hits Gabriel who goes off for a 22 yard run. On the other side, Trubisky will get more help from his backs, Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen, and Nagy will dial up the aggressiveness with timely, big pass plays to put the game away. Can the Eagles pull it off this time? They’re going to review it. The Eagles decide to go for two so a field goal won’t win it. It’s 3rd & 3 at their own 33. I cannot believe how that happened. The play of Trubisky is the real wild card in this wild-card game, especially against a vulnerable Philadelphia pass defense. And they will do that.". The Eagles are at their own 27. Oh God, I’m beginning to rant about sports…I’ve been in Philly too long! Cohen makes a fair catch at the Bears 26 and time is starting to tick off. Here’s how Sporting News’ team of NFL experts sees the game playing out. Mon 7 Jan 2019 01.02 GMT That will wrap up Wild Card Weekend and wrap up our live coverage here at the Guardian. Sproles runs for a two yard gain. At least it doesn’t appear that he did. 6 instead of a favorite No. Foles throws to Jeffrey for a gain of one yard on 1st down. It was an ending that no one would believe if it were written in a movie script, given that it was the sixth time this season that Parkey missed a kick by hitting an upright. On the next play, there’s an offside play on the Eagles, but the Bears picked up a first down on the play thanks to a nine yard Trubsiky pass to Anthony Miller. The Bears defense had stopped the Eagles on three plays from the 2 before the go-ahead TD. Butkus, Urlacher bring the noise to Soldier Field. I have to own it. That’s a loss. it’s overruled as a catch, but it looks like Miller loss the fumble except… nobody recovered the ball! As Parkey lined up for the 43-yard attempt, the Eagles called a timeout to ice him. What an end and what a terrible way to end the season for the Chicago Bears. And the second penalty on the Bears. On 2nd & 11, Trubisky throws to Gabirel. There’s a flag on the play but it’s on the defense. They battled their tails off again to the very end. Tate MAKES THE CATCH. This could be the game. That means more halftime commentary from me this time around. This wild-card meeting is the only one of the weekend that isn't a rematch from the regular season. In a seesaw game that featured three lead changes, the Bears trailed 3-0 after the first quarter, led 6-3 at halftime and were down 10-6 after three periods. 1 st and 10 for the Bears. On 2nd & 3, Trubisky throws to Miller who… can’t hold on. Cairo Santos kicked a 38-yard field goal with 1:13 remaining and the defense followed by forcing the Buccaneers to turn the ball over on downs with :33 to play as the Bears edged Tampa Bay 20-19 Thursday night at Soldier Field. 4th down play. The Bears were dominated on both sides of the ball by a Super Bowl contender Sunday night, losing their home finale to the Chiefs 26-3 at Soldier Field. I have to be a man. Wow. Eddy PiÃ±eiro's 22-yard field goal with :10 remaining lifted the Bears to a come-from-behind 21-19 win over the Vikings in Sunday's regular-season finale. Foles throws to Agholor who runs it to the 27. It was a crushing way to finish a memorable season, one in which the Bears won their first NFC North title since 2010 with a 12-4 recordâand brought fun back to football in Chicago with a stifling defense, exciting new offense and a slew of trick plays. I let the team down. On the next throw, Trubisky throws VERY DEEP, that’s a 23 yard pass to Miller to get them to their 44. Just how our season was going, it seemed like it was meant for us. Sproles gets the ball again and he works his way to the 40 yard line. Eagles 10-6 Bears, end of the 3rd quarter. The Bears scored 10 fourth-quarter points to cut into a 21-3 deficit but ultimately fell short in a 21-13 loss to the Packers Sunday at Lambeau Field. Cre’Von LeBlanc tackles Shaheen to prevent a first down and the Bears have to punt. But their magical season came to a disappointing end Sunday via a 16-15 wild-card loss to the Eagles … MORE NFL PLAYOFFS:Each team's chances to reach Super Bowl. After many years of faithful liveblogging for the Guardian, my old computer got crushed on the way to Fenway Park. "That's the great thing about football; the games are roller coasters, the seasons are roller coasters," said cornerback Prince Amukamara. I was in the torture chair yesterday when my dentist mentioned that “you live down near Nick Foles”, which was news to me. It’s a 33 yard pass interference call that will put the Eagles on their 10 yard line. His second pass is incomplete as the Bears break up the play. Trubisky’s first pass is incomplete. He instead goes to Goedert on second down and the picks up 10 and it’s another first down and the Eagles are on the 35 yard line after his run. Thanks to all who followed along especially those who contributed to the blog. I want them to feel it I want our coaches to feel it. Foles throws to Jeffrey and it’s no good. "I'm just proud of our guys for battling all year long. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Taylor Gabriel was stopped short of the goal line on the subsequent two-point conversion attempt, but the Bears led 15-10. Foles, however, followed by engineering the game-winning 12-play, 60-yard drive by completing 6 of 10 passes for 59 yards to five different receivers. The Eagles are riding their Super Bowl win of last year and the momentum of their late-season charge this year to slip back into the playoffs. The Bears reached the playoffs for the first time in eight years and generated hope for the future. Don’t try to fight it, it’s inevitable. It’s 3rd and 5 and the Bears fans get loud. The Bears are in the shotgun with the clock going down. Cohen makes a fair catch at the Bears 22. Trubisky finds Robinson for 7 yards. The Bears make it to the Eagles 49 and have a fresh set of downs. Trubisky scrambles for 5 yards and that will bring out the field goal unit. The Bears line up for a two point conversion attempt… Gabriel tries to get into the end zone, but it’s no good. The Eagles will start off at their own 26 after kickoff. 2nd & 9, Smallwood gets it to the Bears nine. Smallwood gets the ball but Smallwood doesn’t get it. Foles throws a long lob… that’s incomplete but there’s a flag. For whatever reason, it hit the crossbar and the upright.". Parkey's missed kick came after the Eagles had taken a 16-15 lead on Nick Foles' 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on fourth-and-goal with :56 left in the game. On 2nd and 5, Foles gets wrapped up. The Bears end up not being able to get it past the Eagles 23 yard line to set up a field goal attempt. Trubinsky finds Roinbson again for a 41 yard gain all the way to the Eagles 21. So, they decline the penalty. Speaking as someone who moved to Boston in their early 20s: just let the transformation to local sports nut happen. The next two passes are incomplete and that’s a punt. And the Bears remain on the Eagles 21 at the end of the third quarter. Vinnie Iyer: The feel-good playoff story of Foles will end with a thud in this game. The Bears end the drive and Foles has made some iffy throws on the drive. Chicago Bears 17 at Philadelphia Eagles 27 on December 23rd, 1979 - Full team and player stats and box score On 3rd and 3, an illegal use of the hands penalty on the Eagles give them an automatic first down that takes them to the Philadelphia 47. First penalty on the Bears and a MASSIVE ONE. Bears vs. Eagles - die wichtigsten Statistiken Chicago Bears - Philadelphia Eagles 15:16 (0:3, 6:0, 0:7, 9:6) BOXSCORE Beide Teams bekamen ihr Run Game überhaupt nicht ins Rollen. So they keep up the call on the field. The Bears pick up two yards on second down on a Howard run. This is getting dicey for Chicago. That’s my prediction. The Eagles have to punt. Nice protection there, as the broadcast team points out. After Tarik Cohen returned the ensuing kickoff 35 yards to his own 42, Mitchell Trubisky completed passes of 25 and eight yards to Allen Robinson II to put the Bears in position to win the game from the Eagles' 25 with :10 to play. #PHIvsCHI #NFLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/mchSudQfLL. By . On 3rd down, the pressure Trubisky who throws it away and their first drive will end with a punt. That will be a first down and a bunch more. On 3rd & 19, Trubisky avoids a sack on 3rd & 19, but Cohen can only pick up 7 yards. 3rd and 6. That’s a 19 yard gain and a first down. The game? In order to go from incomplete to catch and fumble is if there is a clear recovery by either team or if the ball goes out of bounds. It appeared that the kick deflected off the fingertip of Eagles defensive tackle Treyvon Hester. It goes to review. I apologize in advance. The Bears can’t get any farther. This will mark the fourth time these teams have met in the playoffs during the Super Bowl era.