The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the San Francisco 49ers 7 in the playoffs to advance to the Super Bowl where they will face the winner of the Cincinnati or Kansas City game.
Don’t forget to read below to see how the game unfolded.
Tensions are high as Trent Williams and K’Von Wallace ejected
The 49ers’ frustration has erupted.
After a 6-yard run by Christian McCaffrey, a scrum ensued at midfield that culminated in K’Von Wallace and Trent Williams throwing punches that resulted in both players being ejected.
Safety Reed Blankenship forced a Deebo Samuel fumble and recovered it as play resumed.
The Eagles start to pull starters and extend lead to 31-7.
After a turnover on downs, the Eagles went to the ground with eight consecutive runs
All by Kenneth Gainwell – to set up a 31-yard Jake Elliott field goal with 5:17 remaining in the game.
All-Pro tackle Lane Johnson was pulled off the Eagles by the Eagles before the drivedrive, Left guard Landon Dickerson left with an undisclosed injury after leaving the field.
Avonte Maddox and Fletcher Cox stop 49ers on fourth down.
After being down 28-7 early in the fourth quarter, the 49ers went for it on 4th-and-2 from their own 47, after going for it on 4th-and-2.
Wide receiver Deebo Samuel took the handoff and was swarmed by Fletcher Cox and Avonte Maddox for a loss of 4 with 10:52 remaining in the game, with quarterback Brock Purdy unable to throw due to his elbow injury and Josh Johnson officially out with a concussion.
Eagles extend lead to 28-7 as Jalen Hurts gets going on the field.
the 49ers’ offense limited by Brock Purdy’s elbow injury, the Eagles nursed the ball for a 15-play, 91-yard drive that lasted 7:50 and ended with a quarterback sneak by Jalen Hurts to make it 28-7 with 43 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
bonus. On the 49ers, a roughing the kicker penalty extended the drive, then Hurts ran for 12 yards, 2 yards, and 14 yards on consecutive plays. after 49ers safety Talanoa Hufanga pushed Hurts after being out of bounds, giving the third play a bonus.
The Eagles’ fourth rushing touchdown set a single-game playoff record.
Hurts scored his 15th rushing touchdown of the season, including playoffs, and the most by a quarterback in NFL history.
Josh Johnson was called out of the game by the referees, but Brock Purdy was reinstated
Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh knocked quarterback Josh Johnson to the ground on the first drive of the third quarter.
Johnson had to be evaluated for a head injury, according to the referees. Brock Purdy re-entered the game for the first time since the 49ers’ first drive.
49ers vs. Eagles | NFC Championship