Baker Mayfield leads Bucs to rout of Eagles to set up a second-round matchup with the Lions

The Philadelphia Eagles followed up a trip to the Super Bowl with a 10-1 start that left them in control of the NFC.

They ended their season on Monday with their sixth loss in seven games in a 32-9 defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Baker Mayfield led the rout with 337 yards and three touchdowns in a game the Bucs dominated from the start.

The Eagles' defense floundered in a sea of ​​missed tackles, while their offense managed just 268 yards and went 0-for-11 on third and fourth downs. Their season is over, thank God.

Tampa Bay advances to the divisional round where it will face the Detroit Lions.

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  • It was mercifully over. Philly's season is over. Tampa Bay advanced to face the Detroit Lions with a 32-9 win.

  • The Eagles are 0-for-11 on third-and-fourth attempts with 1:09 remaining.

  • Then again, this team was in the Super Bowl last season:

  • Box pile up. Baker Mayfield tops the blitz with a 23-yard touchdown pass to Chris Godwin. 32-9 Bucs with 5:42 remaining.

  • A tough break on an ugly night for the Eagles. Darius Slay just left the game on a cart due to injury:

  • Bucs are grinding away the clock. We're more than halfway through the fourth quarter with Tampa leading by 16 points

  • This is the team that won the NFC title last season and started this season 10-1.

  • The Eagles take a field goal off the board, then score it on fourth-and-5 after a Bucs punt. Jalen Hurts throws incomplete in the end zone to DeVonta Smith. Rotation on landing. Nothing is going right for the Eagles.

  • And the Bucs benefit. Trey Palmer takes a short pass from Baker Mayfield 56 yards for a touchdown on the heels of a Hurts safety. Backbreakers for the Eagles. The Bucs extended their lead to 25-9.

  • amazing. Big mistake by Jalen Hurts. Under pressure he is backed into Philly's end zone and catches the ball. He runs back into the end zone and is beaten for a safety by an intentional grounding call. Hertz wasted several opportunities to get rid of the ball. 18-9, box.

  • The Bucs were roaming the field, and Milton Williams came in and put them out of field goal range. What a huge sack for the Eagles late in the third quarter.

  • The Eagles get a sack of their own, so they'll get the ball back now. A strong defensive start for both teams in the second half.

  • The Bucs come out with a huge sack to open the second half. They will get the ball back with good field position and a 7 point lead.

  • The Eagles couldn't get points on the board before halftime, and enter the locker room down 16-9.

  • The Eagles defense comes up with their best play of the half and sacks Baker Mayfield on third down. The Eagles would get the ball back with about 90 seconds left in the first half.

  • The Bucs respond immediately, thanks to a huge grab from Cade Otton. They had now crossed the midfield line at the two-minute warning.

  • The Eagles took a 2-score lead after a penalty put them on the 1-yard line at the extra point. The fraternal push fails. Tampa leads 16-9.

  • The Eagles follow up the big play with a five-yard touchdown pass from Jalen Hurts to Dallas Goedert.

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