Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Awful First Quarter

In a first quarter that might have set the game of football back at least 50 years, the Eagles looked colder than the Ohio River.

Awful First Quarter

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So far, as you might have noticed, Donovan McNabb is colder than the Ohio River, and the Eagles' offense is awful.

  At the end of the first quarter, McNabb was 1 for 5 for 0 yards and a fumble that set the Bengals up on the Eagles' 1. Being the Bengals, they had to settle for a field goal.

   The Eagles' first possession of the second quarter looked much better, highlighted by Correll Buckhalter's 44-yard gain on a screen. Buck might still be running, but he appeared to trip and fall either over the yard marker or one of the huge, napkin-sized chunks of confetti unleashed by upper deck Bengals fans after their team's opening field goal.

   The Birds settled for a 42-yard David Akers field goal. The score is tied, 3-3.

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