The Philadelphi Eagles enter Week 3 looking for their first win of the season. In front of them is the Cincinnati Bengals and rookie quarter back Joe Burrow. If the Eagles want to have any chance at savaging their season they better win this game.
The Eagles and Bengals traded field goals in the first quarter. Boat offenses struggled to get an advantage. Quarterback Carson Wentz was once again inconsistent. He started the game only hitting on 11 of his first 19 passes.
In the second quarter both offenses picked. The Bengals found the end zone first. And put the pressure on Philly. But the Eagles answered with a big play from Wentz to Greg Ward that gave the Eagles a 3 point lead going into half time, 13-10.
The Eagles opened the quarter with a Jake Elliot field goal to increase their lead to 6, 16-10. The joy was short lived however as Burrow answered with a touchdown drive and the Bengals took the league. Eagles made things worst when Wentz through his second pick of the game. the Bengals would capitalize and increase their lead with a field goal. 20-16 after three quarters.
The Eagles opened the fourth quarter continuing to struggle on offense with Zach Ertz fumbling the ball. The Bengals turned it into 3 points and took a 23-16 lead. Philly wasn’t done though as Wentz calls his own number a scored the tying touchdown with less than a minute ago. The Bengals decide to run out the clock as regulation ends 23-23.
The Eagles started the overtime with a stop. However, they failed to score on the ensuing possession. After getting yet another stop. The Eagles showcase a comedy of errors gettting back to back penalties nullifying any chance to make a game winning field goal. A false start is followed by a delay of game and the game ends in a 23-23 tie.