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Double Doink: Eagles defeat Bears in Wild Card Round

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. The Eagles won 16-15 over the Bears at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

The Eagles now advance to the Divisional Round. They will face the New Orleans Saints, the No. 1 NFC Seed, on Sunday at 4:40 pm EST.

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Golden Tate reacts after a two-point conversion against the New York Giants
Golden Tate reacts after a two-point conversion against the New York Giants (Getty Images)

The Eagles improved to 10-7 on the season. With the loss, the Bears fell to 12-5 on the season.

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles went 25 of 40 for 266 yards. He had two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Darren Sproles had 13 carries for 31 yards. Wendell Smallwood had eight carries for 20 yards.

Alshon Jeffery had six receptions for 82 yards. Golden Tate had five receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown. Zach Ertz had five receptions for 52 yards. Dallas Goedert had two receptions for 20 yards and a touchdown.

Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky went 26 of 43 for 303 yards. He also had one touchdown.

Jordan Howard had 10 carries for 35 yards. Taylor Gabriel had two carries for 20 yards.

Allen Robinson had 10 receptions for 143 yards and a touchdown. Gabriel had four receptions for 37 yards. Anthony Miller had three receptions for 34 yards. Josh Bellamy had a 34-yard reception.

With 10 seconds remaining, Cody Parkey was sent out to the field for a game-winning field goal attempt. His kick bounced off the crossbar and the goal post before falling to the ground.

The Eagles had to kneel down on the final play of the game to get the win.

Philadelphia had 13 points in the second half. Foles hit Tate for a two-yard touchdown reception. Following this touchdown, the two-point rushing conversion attempt failed.

Foles also hit Goedert for a 10-yard touchdown reception.

Chicago had nine points in the second half. Trubisky hit Robinson for a 22-yard touchdown reception. Following this touchdown, the two-point pass conversion attempt failed.

Parkey also made a 34-yard field goal.

The Bears led 6-3 at halftime. Parkey made two field goals.

Eagles’ Jake Elliott made a 43-yard field goal.

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