Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver A.J. Brown has revealed when he began fearing he might not leave Arizona with the Lombardi Trophy. And it has nothing to do with the late, controversial holding call on his teammate James Bradberry.
The Eagles appeared to have the game won after opening up a 10-point lead. Fans were also feeling positive when they went up by six late in the third quarter. However, Brown insists it’s when he realized the game might be lost, with the Eagles kicking a field goal to take the scores to 27-21.
“When we went up 27-21, I knew deep down that it was probably a chance we were going to lose.” the wideout said, per Martin Frank of The Delaware News Journal, who might have a hard time convincing folks Brown actually said that.
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Brown’s feelings were not off as the Kansas City Chiefs went ahead by one point after scoring a touchdown and a resulting PAT. The Eagles widened the lead, going up 35-27 but the Eagles fought back to even things up late in the fourth quarter.
Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Chiefs were able to run the clock down and win the game with a field goal after the call on Bradberry gave them a fresh set of downs.
At that point, it would have taken nothing short of a miracle to see the Eagles through. Try as they did, they could not come up with one.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.