49ers vs. Eagles live updates: NFC Championship Game on FOX
It’s the moment we’ve all have been waiting for — one of the most highly anticipated NFL postseason games is underway, as Jalen Hurts and the powerhouse Philadelphia Eagles are facing breakout rookie quarterback Brock Purdy and the red-hot San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on FOX.
Expect fireworks, as Sunday’s tilt pits the top two seeds in the NFC, the top two defenses in the NFL, two top-five offenses and two top-10 rushing attacks.
The winner will head to Arizona to play in Super Bowl LVII (Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports App).
Here are the highlights!
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
And we’re off
Niners star linebacker Fred Warner was injured on just the second play of the game and entered the blue medical tent immediately. Thankfully for San Francisco, the two-time Pro Bowler returned to action before the Eagles’ drive ended.
Stay tuned for updates!
Setting the stage
The Niners punched their ticket to the NFC title game after narrowly edging the Dallas Cowboys for their 12th straight victory this season, while the Eagles advanced after routing the New York Giants by double digits in the divisional round.
San Francisco running back Elijah Mitchell (groin) is inactive Sunday, the team announced ahead of kickoff. Star back Christian McCaffrey, who missed two consecutive practices this week with a calf injury, is active.
Celebrities and athletes alike came out in full force Sunday to support their squad at Lincoln Financial Field.
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