Finally, a Bears-Vikings finale in Minnesota with meaning

31 December, 2018, 05:56 | Author: Judy Cobb
  • Why Mitch Trubisky Will Light Up The Eagles On Sunday
       By Erik Lambert-        Jan 1 2019       7889

The key play in the Bears' 24-10 victory over the Vikings in the regular-season finale would have been flawless, but for one small detail.

Trubisky got it back on the next drive as he took the Bears 75 yards down field, completing it with a handoff to Tarik Cohen for a two-yard touchdown. The Vikings' start, with three three-and-outs, was awful and helped put the home team in a hole to start the game. It's been long enough that Gabriel went on Twitter to defend his lack of deep catches in the week leading up to the Vikings game, noting that opponents are "respecting the deep balls" and playing more zone to minimize such threats. Philadelphia fans filled FedEx Field, sang "Fly!"

Let's just say they can be the opposite, as Foles is proving week after week, especially in his targeting of Alshon Jeffery.

Foles, the Super Bowl MVP in Philadelphia's win over New England last February, is 6-0 in must-win games filling in for Carson Wentz. "We just wanted to stay aggressive and the running backs wanted to go out and compete against each other".

Asked this week if he called Chicago coach Matt Nagy, a former Eagles colleague and fellow Andy Reid disciple, Pederson suggested with a laugh that he's already asked his old friend for some Week 17 help. He has 271 yards (209 rushing) the past two weeks and 460 scrimmage yards and three touchdowns over the past four games. He rushed for 109 yards, and averaged more than 5.0 yards per carry. Then, on a crucial third-and-6 from his 46-yard line, Trubisky connected with Javon Wims for 16 yards. On the previous play, Foles had a chance to break the completion record but misfired on a pass to Agholor. With the Eagles up 24-0, Nate Sudfeld took over at quarterback.

Josh Johnson, making his third start for the Redskins after Alex Smith and Colt McCoy sustained season-ending injuries and Mark Sanchez was ineffective, was 12 of 27 for 91 yards and one pick. In addition, he was also successful on the ground as he scrambled for first downs on several plays.

The almost 12-minute drive by Philadelphia was the longest in the National Football League since the Browns had a field-goal drive that lasted 12:01 against the Chiefs in 2015.

Three plays after Wims' biggest catch as a pro, it appeared the drive had stalled when Trubisky was sacked on third-and-10. He was 18-for-26 passing for 163 yards.

Redskins: RG Tony Bergstrom left with a knee injury.

If the Vikings win, the most likely scenario would be a return trip to Soldier Field for a playoff game on January 5 or 6.



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