Philadelphia PA: During any year there are those plays, moments & teams that everyone will always remember. In 2019, there were some moments that will ways stick for ever.
Here are some of the moments for Philadelphia Sports that stood out for 2019.
Eagles win Playoff game vs Bears with Double Doink:
The Eagles played the Chicago Bears in the NFC Wild Card game at Solider Field, In this game the Eagles lead 16-15, the bears would drive down and attempt a game winning field goal by Cody Parkey and then this happened
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the Eagles would hold on and move to the divisional round while the bears season ends with the infamous double doink.
Flyers finally win outdoor game:
The NHL would bring its Marquee event the Coors light stadium series to Lincoln Financial Field as the Philadelphia Flyers took on the Pittsburgh penguins the flyer said lost their previous three outdoor hockey games was this the night they were going to win their first one ever.
The Flyers would tie the game with 19 seconds left on a goal by Jake Voracek
This game would go to overtime and the captain Claude giroux what pick up the first outdoor win in Flyers history
Joel Embiid brings the house down against Toronto.
the second round of the NBA playoffs game to the Wells Fargo Center as the Sixers took on the Toronto raptors and the series will be tied at 1-1 and Joel embiid what have one of the dunks of the season that would blow the roof off the Wells Fargo Center
Bryce Harper 1st Homerun as a member of the Phillies.
when the Phillies sign Bryce Harper there was a certain buzz around the Phillies that we have not had since the Phillies playoff run from 2007 to 2012.
On March 30th Bryce Harper would launch his first homerun as a member of the Phillies and it was a monster blast
This would bring a lot of excitement at citizens Bank Park knowing whenever Harper comes to the plate you know something exciting could happen.
Bryce Harper heroic walk off Grand slam:
The Phillies were trailing the entire game against the Chicago Cubs and then the team would wake up in the 9th inning capped off by Bryce Harper’s walk off Grand slam that the entire Sports world is still buzzing about
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USWNT Carli Lloyd Scores at LINC part of World Cup Victory Tour:
The USA Women’s soccer team won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and part of their victory tour celebration was a stop at Lincoln Financial Field & the USA won the game & one of the highlights of the game was in the second half when Carli Lloyd scored as she is a huge Philadelphia sports fan
This was the largest crowd for a women’s soccer game in the state of Pennsylvania and for the US Women’s soccer team.
Welcome back DeSean Jackson:
DeSean Jackson would make his return to the Eagles and all Eagles fans were excited about the possibilities that he can do with Carson Wentz and it would be on this play first game of the season when the Eagles took on the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia Union wins 1st Playoff game in franchise history:
The 2019 Philadelphia Union season was one of the best in franchise history as they would make the playoffs and win their first-ever playoff game in franchise history
the union would take on the New York Red Bulls at Talen Energy Stadium and this playoff game would require extra time and the union will come out on top
It finally happened Ben Simmons makes 3-pointer:
a lot of people around the NBA and basketball fans in general were wondering can Ben Simmons make a jump shot or even a 3-pointer well he would shut those critics up when he would make his first 3-pointer against the New York Knicks on November 20
The Sixers would take down the Knicks and now the question is how many 3-pointers will Ben Simmons make the rest of the season.
Carson Wentz save the day against Giants and Redskins:
Carson Wentz would put a lot of pressure on himself to prove that he is a franchise quarterback and he would show that when the Eagles took on the New York Giants on Monday Night Football on December 9th.
Wentz would lead the Eagles in comeback win in overtime as Wentz would find Zach Ertz
The following week when the Eagles came to FedEx Field to play the Redskins Carson Wentz would lead the comeback as he would find Greg Ward for the winning touchdown
Miles Sanders clutch play beats the Dallas Cowboys and take first place in division:
One of the bigger games for the Philadelphia Eagles took place in week 16 as the Eagles took on the Dallas Cowboys with first place for the NFC East was on the line, late in the game Eagles rookie running back Miles Sanders will put the nail in the Cowboys coffin with a huge run
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In summary 2019 was a very eventful year for your Philadelphia sports teams and expect a lot more in 2020.