The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, led by backup quarterback Nick Foles, meet the Chicago Bears, led by quarterback Mitchell Trubisky in an NFL playoffs NFC Wild Card Game on Sunday, January 6, 2019 (1/6/19) at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
The winner advances to an NFC divisional playoff game.
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Here’s what you need to know:
What: NFC Wild Card Game
Who: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears
When: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2019
Time: 4:40 p.m. Eastern
Online Stream: Click here to watch Live in HD
Line: Bears -4.5 (Over/under: TBD)
Replay: NFL GamePass (Subscription required)
Eagles notes: QB NICK FOLES is 4-1 with 1,413 pass yards (282.6 per game) & 7 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 96 rating in 5 games as starter this season. Aims for his 3rd in row with 100+ rating. In 3 playoff games in 2017 (including SB LII), had 971 pass yards (323.7 per game) with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT for 115.7 rating. Aims for his 3rd playoff game in row with 350+ pass yards, 3+ TDs & 100+ rating. Is 9-2 as starter since 2017 (including postseason). * RB JOSH ADAMS (rookie) led team with 511 rush yards this season, 1 of 8 rookie RBs with 500+ rush yards in 2018. RB DARREN SPROLES has 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush) in his past 5. In 10 career playoff games, has 715 scrimmage yards (71.5 per game) & 7 TDs (4 rush, 3 rec.). * TE ZACH ERTZ had franchise-record 116 catches in 2018 & surpassed JASON WITTEN (110 in 2012) for most singleseason receptions by TE in NFL history. Had 1,163 rec. yards in 2018, his 1st-career 1,000-yard season. WR ALSHON JEFFERY spent 5 seasons with Chi. (2012-16) & had 26 TD catches. Has 3 rec. TDs in his past 2 playoff games. WR NELSON AGHOLOR had 2 TD catches in Week 17. * DT FLETCHER COX had 3 sacks & FF in Week 17. Had sack in last game vs. Chi. Led team with 10.5 sacks, his 1stcareer season with 10+ sacks. LB NIGEL BRADHAM has 15 tackles & sack in 3 career playoff games. Led team with 97 tackles in 2018. CB RASUL DOUGLAS has INT in 2 of his past 4.
Bears notes: QB MITCHELL TRUBISKY had 4 games with 120+ rating in 2018, most such games in single season in franchise history. Since entering league in 2017, is 1 of 7 QBs with 5,000+ pass yards (5,416) & 650+ rush yards (669). Since 2017, leads NFL averaging 6.1 yards per rush (min. 100 atts.). In 8 home games this season, has 19 pass TDs vs. 9 INTs for 97.2 rating & had 2 rush TDs. * RB JORDAN HOWARD rushed for 935 yards & tied career-high with 9 rush TDs in 2018. Has 4 rush TDs in his past 3. Aims for 4th in row with TD. In his past 2 at home, has 178 scrimmage yards (89 per game) with rush TD. RB TARIK COHEN had 1,169 scrimmage yards (725 rec., 444 rush), his 1st-career season with 1,000+ scrimmage yards. Is 1 of 2 NFL players (CHRISTIAN MC CAFFREY) this season with 3+ rush TDs (3), 5+ rec. TDs (5) & TD pass (1). * WR ALLEN ROBINSON led team with 754 rec. yards. WR ANTHONY MILLER ranked 2nd among NFL rookies with 7 TD catches this season. * LB KHALIL MACK had team-high 12.5 sacks in 2018, tied for 3rd-most by Bear in single season since 1982. Had 11 tackles in only career playoff game (1/7/17 with Oak.). In 7 home games with Chi., has 8.5 sacks, 4 FFs & FR. CB KYLE FULLER tied for NFL lead with career-high 7 INTs and ranked 1st with 21 PD this season. Aims for his 7th in row at home with PD. — NFL Communications