Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Eagles-Bears report card

RUSHING OFFENSE LeSean McCoy shook off a near-fatal fumble and had a game-winning, 10-yard touchdown. He had a season-high 99 yards on 20 carries. Grade: B-plus

Eagles-Bears report card

DeSean Jackson´s 48-yard touchdown catch from Donovan McNabb was one of the highlights of an error-filled game. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
DeSean Jackson's 48-yard touchdown catch from Donovan McNabb was one of the highlights of an error-filled game. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

RUSHING OFFENSE
LeSean McCoy shook off a near-fatal fumble and had a game-winning, 10-yard touchdown. He had a season-high 99 yards on 20 carries. Grade: B-plus

PASSING OFFENSE
Donovan McNabb threw two TD passes, including a 48-yard bomb to DeSean Jackson. Completed 60-plus percent of his attempts for the third time in the last four games. Grade: B-plus

RUN DEFENSE
Gave up a 72-yard run to Kahlil Bell in the second quarter that set up a Bears field goal, but allowed just 54 yards on the other 19 rushing attempts. Grade: B

PASS DEFENSE
Sean Jones came up with a game-clinching, fourth-quarter interception off a Tracy White deflection. Eagles held Jay Cutler to 3.97 yards per attempt. Grade: B-plus

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SPECIAL TEAMS
Eagles’ kickoff-coverage unit struggled to contain Johnny Knox. Punter Sav Rocca had another shank. DeSean Jackson had a 53-yard punt return. Grade: B-minus

OVERALL
The Eagles’ three giveaways might have been fatal against a better offense. They converted two of three red-zone opportunities and three of their last four third-down chances to pull out a fourth-quarter win. Grade: B-plus

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