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Eagles history: The Fog Bowl

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This weekend the Eagles travel to Chicago to face the Bears and it's a good chance to reflect on a game between these two teams that has gone down in NFL lore...

The Fog Bowl.

From Wikipedia.

In the Fog Bowl was the name given to the December 31, 1988 National Football League (NFL) playoff game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears. A heavy, dense fog rolled over Chicago's Soldier Field during the 2nd quarter, cutting visibility to about 10-20 yards for the rest of the game. Philadelphia moved the ball effectively all day and Eagles quarterback Randall Cunningham had 407 passing yards, but they could not get the ball into the end zone, many players complained they could not see the sidelines or first-down markers. The Bears ended up winning 20-12.

Click after the jump for a video recap of the game.

[Note by JasonB, 09/26/08 3:39 PM EDT ] The vid autoplays, so I didn't want it on the front page...