Final: Eagles 54 - Bears 11
Passing: Nick Foles (PHI) - 21-for-25 (84.0%), 230 Yards, 2 TDs, 0 INT
Rushing: LeSean McCoy (PHI) - 18 CAR, 133 Yards, 2 TDs
Receiving: Martellus Bennett (CHI) - 5 REC, 85 Yards, 0 TD
McCoy, 25, said earlier in the week that he wanted to put the offense on his back Sunday against the Bears. He was coming off of an eight-carry, 38-yard rushing performance against the Vikings entering Sunday. McCoy rushed 18 times for a team-high 133 yards and two touchdowns. McCoy has now rushed for 133 yards and 217 yards in two of the last three games. Both of those games resulted in wins for the Eagles.
- The Eagles started the game by forcing a Chicago three-and-out then scored a touchdown. On the ensuing kickoff, they stripped Devin Hester of the ball - his first fumble in four years. Then proceeded to score on the ensuing drive.
- Philadelphia recorded 10 first downs before the Bears recorded their first.
- The Eagles led 24-0 before the Bears kicked a field goal just before the end of the first half.
- The Eagles began the game with a 21-point first quarter and ended the game with a 21-point fourth quarter.
- Both teams ran 63 plays each.
- The Eagles outgained the Bears 514-257 including 289-61 on the ground.
- Bryce Brown rushed nine times for 115 yards and a 65-yard touchdown run.
- Six Eagles receivers recorded 26 or more receiving yards but none of them recorded more than 58 yards.
- Brandon Boykin had two passes defended and an interception which he returned 54 yards for a touchdown.
- The longest Bears play was a 30-yard pass to Martellus Bennett and the longest run was a 12-yarder by Matt Forte.
- Forte only rushed nine times for 29 yards and caught four passes for 25 yards.
- Trent Cole recorded three sacks of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
- An incredible 23 different Eagles recorded at least one solo tackle.
- The Eagles 54 points were the most they scored since November 15th, 2010 in their 59 point effort against the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football.
The Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday for the NFC East title at Cowboys Stadium at 8:30 pm. The game can be seen on NBC and you can hear Merrill Reese and Mike Quick call the game on the radio on 94.1 WIP.
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