The top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles beat the shorthanded San Francisco 49ers 31-7 in the NFC Championship Game. Philadelphia advances to their second Super Bowl in the last five seasons. The Eagles closed as -3 (+100) favorites and the over/under closed at 45 points, covering the spread and going under the total. Thanks for joining our live 49ers at Eagles blog. Join us again for Super Bowl 57 on Feb. 12.
The winner clinches a spot in Super Bowl 57 to face the winner of the AFC Championship Game tonight. Pregame odds and props are pulled from DraftKings Sportsbook.
EAGLES BEAT 49ERS 31-7, ADVANCE TO SUPER BOWL 57
The Eagles, behind four rushing touchdowns, beat the 49ers 31-7 to advance to Super Bowl 57. Lookahead lines suggested the Eagles will be +1 underdogs should they face the Chiefs and -1.5 favorites should they face the Bengals. The AFC winner will be determined tonight.
- Eagles -3
- Under 45.5
K’VON WALLACE, TRENT WILLIAMS EJECTED AFTER FIGHT (4Q, 4:13)
A fight broke out following a 49ers third down play, resulting in both K’Von Wallace and 49ers tackle Trent Williams being ejected. Be sure to watch any possible suspensions handed down to Wallace or others this week that would effect their availability in the Super Bowl.
FIELD GOAL: JAKE ELLIOTT EXTENDS EAGLES LEAD TO 31-7 OVER THE 49ERS (4Q, 5:17)
A Jake Elliott field goal extends the Eagles’ lead to 31-7 with five minutes remaining in the NFC Championship Game. Philly is minutes away from celebrating their second Super Bowl appearance in five years.
LANDON DICKERSON SUFFERS APPARENT ARM INJURY LATE (4Q, 10:38)
Eagles guard Landon Dickerson grabbed his arm following a first-down play in the fourth quarter and walked off the field. He is questionable to return.
END OF THIRD QUARTER: EAGLES LEAD 28-7
Only one quarter stands between the Eagles and Super Bowl 57. Up 21 with the 49ers grasping at straws at the QB position, the party can start in Philly.
TOUCHDOWN JALEN HURTS! EAGLES EXTEND LEAD 28-7 (3Q, 0:46)
A Jalen Hurts QB sneak puts the Eagles up 28-7 nearing the end of the third quarter. The scrum formation succeeds again!
- Jalen Hurts anytime TD -105
BIG JALEN HURTS RUN SETS UP EAGLES WITH FIRST AND GOAL (3Q, 2:21)
Jalen Hurts uses his magic to pick up a first down and tack on a late hit to set the Eagles up with 1st & Goal up 21-7 late in the third quarter.
Kenneth Gainwell goes over rushing, receiving props (3Q, 4:10)
A 17-yard reception sends Kenneth Gainwell (2-26) over his pregame receiving prop of 9.5 yards. He went over his rushing yardage prop early in the first half.
BROCK PURDY BACK IN AT QB (3Q, 10:47)
Brock Purdy returns to the game with a right elbow injury after Josh Johnson left the game with a possible head injury. Purdy handed the ball off on his first three snaps back.
BROCK PURDY BACK IN AT QB, JOSH JOHNSON OUT OF GAME (3Q, 12:30)
Christian McCaffrey is next in line to play QB– the 49ers FIFTH QB this year– after Josh Johnson was taken out of the game. Purdy re-entered the game, but was only able to hand the ball off on 3rd and long.
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