Sunday, February 25, 2024

49ers thrash Eagles 42-19 in battle of best

The San Francisco 49ers kept alive their hopes of the NFC’s number 1 seed with a total demolition of last seasons NFC Champions 42-19 in Philadelphia.

Brock Purdy, who left the NFC Championship game last year with injury threw for 314 yards and 4 scores, including 116 and 2 scores to Deebo Samuel.

Billed by many as a revenge game after the Eagles topped the 49ers, San Francisco weren’t having any of that. “There wasn’t much to last year with this,” 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said. “We were just excited to come out here and play a really good team and play well and get a win.”


The Eagles will likely hope the injury seemingly suffered by QB Jalen Hurts was the main reason for their offensive short fall, a sentiment that came from the QB himself. “Typically, when you play to the standard, you win,” Hurts said. ”I don’t think we’ve played to the standard and won.”

But the truth is the Eagles had no answer for the 49ers offense. After back-to-back three and outs to start the game, the 49ers scored on their next 6 drives. The only drive they didn’t score on was the one to run out the clock to seal the game.

San Francisco 49ersPhiladelphia Eagles
1st Downs2423
Passing 1st downs1219
Rushing 1st downs122
1st downs from penalties02
3rd down efficiency8-118-15
4th down efficiency1-11-2
Total Plays5769
Total Yards456333
Total Drives99
Yards per Play8.04.8
Yards per pass10.75.6
Interceptions thrown00
Sacks-Yards Lost2-43-27
Rushing Attempts2818
Yards per rush5.22.6
Red Zone (Made-Att)4-42-4
Fumbles lost00
Interceptions thrown00
Defensive / Special Teams TDs00

For more like this, you can visit our NFL section here. Also, follow us on Facebook for coverage of the NFL and much more.

Bengals are tagging explosive Tee Higgins

The Cincinnati Bengals are franchise tagging veteran receiver Tee Higgins ahead of the 2024 free-agency frenzy. Higgins was a second round selection, thirty-third overall, of the...

Chargers to supplement dynamic Herbert in 24

The Los Angeles Chargers are putting in place plans to build a strong running attack around franchise QB Justin Herbert according to new offensive coordinator...

Justin Fields still waits on 2024 team

Bears QB Justin Fields is still waiting to find out what Chicago's decision will be with the number one pick. In a storyline that is dragging...

Russell Wilson ideal landing spots in 2024

Russell Wilson has become a very divisive figure since his massive trade from the Seahawks to the Broncos. After two failed years in Denver, the Super...