Eagles Could Prove A Spoiler as 3 1/2-Point Underdog Against Cincinnati Bengals
The Philadelphia Eagles showed they still have a little fight left in them when coming back to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the final play Sunday and snap an eight-game losing streak. Now they will face a quick turnaround and host the playoff-hungry Cincinnati Bengals Thursday night.
Rookie quarterback Nick Foles continued to show signs he could have a future in Philadelphia in what was just his fourth career start. He spearheaded the Eagles 23-21 comeback win over the Bucs with two touchdown passes late in the fourth quarter, the last one being a one-yarder to Jeremy Maclin with no time left on the clock. Foles finished with 381 yards through the air on 32 of 51 passing.
Cincinnati (7-6) remains in a dogfight for the final AFC playoff spot following a heartbreaking 20-19 home loss to the Dallas Cowboys. This week’s NFL odds have the Bengals installed as a 3 1/2-point favorite over th...