Hurts, Eagles soar into Tremendous Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts had certainly one of Philadelphia’s 4 speeding touchdowns and the Eagles soared into the Tremendous Bowl, forcing each of San Francisco’s quarterbacks out of the sport with accidents and beating the wounded 49ers 31-7 within the NFC championship sport on Sunday.
The Eagles, who gained the Tremendous Bowl 5 years in the past with a distinct coach and quarterback, will attempt to do it once more behind the formidable duo of Hurts and coach Nick Sirianni. Philadelphia will play both the Cincinnati Bengals or former Eagles coach Andy Reid’s Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
Miles Sanders ran for 2 touchdowns and linebacker Haason Redick made the hit that compelled 49ers rookie quarterback Brock Purdy out of the sport with an elbow harm. Redick additionally recovered a fumble by Purdy’s alternative, Josh Johnson, who later suffered a concussion.
That compelled Purdy again into the sport, however his harm was clearly an element because the 49ers all however gave up on throwing the ball, even whereas trailing by a number of scores.
San Francisco’s unhealthy luck at quarterback was lastly an excessive amount of to beat as its 12-game win streak ended. The Niners misplaced each Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo to season-ending accidents, and Purdy — the ultimate choose in April’s draft — misplaced as a starter for the primary time.
Philadelphia police greased visitors and light-weight poles in what has usually proved a futile try to gradual the revelry forward. However a metropolis that has been starved for a championship now has its beloved Birds within the Tremendous Bowl simply three months after the Philadelphia Phillies reached the World Sequence.
AP NFL: https://apnews.com/hub/nfl and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL