Philadelphia Defeats Chicago 54-11 - Recap
|Philadelphia Defeats Chicago 54-11 - Recap|
LeSean McCoy tore up the turf for 133 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Eagles to a 54-11 win over the Bears at Lincoln Financial Field.
Bettors who backed the Eagles were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 54.5.
Nick Foles completed 21 of 25 pass attempts for 230 yards and 2 TDs for the Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Matt Forte rushed for 29 yards for Chicago, while Michael Bush added 20 yards. Jay Cutler threw for 222 yards for the Bears, while receivers Martellus Bennett and Alshon Jeffery had 85 and 76 yards respectively.
Chicago was outgained by Philadelphia 514-257 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-18 by the Eagles.
Chicago lost the time of possession battle 30:20/29:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Green Bay.