Riding a 381 yards total offensive output, the Philadelphia Eagles held on against the Cincinnati Bengals in a thrilling victory of 23-23, Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020 in Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Contributing to this victory, Carson Wentz threw the football for 225 yards, and one touchdown. The Eagles also had a rushing game that produced 175 yards and one rushing touchdown.
Wentz helped the Eagles in this victory by attempting 47 passes and completing 29 of them. This led to a final QB production of 225 yards, two interceptions and one touchdown for the game.
The Eagles deployed a rushing game led by Corey Clement and Miles Sanders. For the game, Clement carried the ball three times and rushed for eight yards, leading to zero touchdowns. Sanders supplemented by carrying the ball 18 times for a total of 95 yards. In the passing game, the Eagles’ top receivers were Greg Ward and Deontay Burnett. Ward caught eight passes for a total of 72 yards, while Burnett contributed with 19 yards from three passes.
With no forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and eight sacks , the Eagles got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.
Compared to Wentz of the Eagles, Ryan Finley of the Bengals threw for no yards with no touchdowns, and zero interceptions, completing 0 of 0 passes, for a 39.60 passer rating.
The rushing game for the Bengals was led by Giovani Bernard and Joe Mixon. For the game, Bernard rushed for zero yards from carrying the football no times. Meanwhile Mixon carried the ball 17 times for a total of 49 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Bengals included Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins. Boyd caught 10 passes for a total of 125 yards, while Higgins contributed with 40 yards from five passes.
In their loss, the Bengals defense contributed with one forced fumble and two tackles to go along with three sacks and zero defensive touchdowns. This production from the Bengals defense was not enough help get a win.
The Eagles walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 0-0. The Bengals on the other hand, dropped to 0-0 for the season.