Key Stats from the Eagles ugly road win against the Chicago Bears
The Eagles escaped a very ugly performance against the Bears thanks to three rushing touchdowns from Jalen Hurts, winning 25-20 against Chicago on Sunday afternoon.
Justin Fields rushed for 95 yards joining Michael Vick and Lamar Jackson as the only quarterbacks to rush for 1,000 or more yards. Fields also set a Bears’ franchise single-season rushing record for a quarterback in the loss. However, the Bears still managed to lose their seventh straight game and fall to 3-11 on the year.
Jalen Hurts ran for three touchdowns, bringing his total to 13 on the season which is one short of Cam Newton’s record that he set during his rookie year in 2011. Hurts finished the game with 61 yards rushing bringing his total to 747 this season. Hurts also tied Randall Cunningham for the most touchdowns in a season by an Eagles quarterback with 35 (22 Pass TDs, 13 Rush TDs).
Jalen Hurts Rushing TD
Through the air, Hurts completed 22-of-37 passes for 315 yards with two interceptions. AJ Brown set a new career-high with 181 yards receiving on nine receptions, while DeVonta Smith added five receptions for 126 yards in the win. Brown now has 1201 yards receiving on the year, with DeVonta Smith totaling 901 yards.
Jalen Hurts to AJ Brown
On the defensive side of the football, the Philadelphia Eagles now have 55 sacks through the first 14 games of the regular season, a feat no other team has reached over the last 20 years. Hasson Reddick (12) and Javon Hargrove (10) both have double-digit sacks on the season, the first time since Jason Babin and Trent Cole did the same in 2011. Josh Sweat (9.5) and Brandon Graham (8.5) on pace to reach double-digit sack numbers before the end of the season as well.
The Eagles tied a franchise record in wins, moving to 13-1 on the season. Thanks to the Jacksonville Jaguars beating the Dallas Cowboys on a walk off interception in overtime, the Eagles are now just one win away from clinching the No. 1 seed in the NFC.