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SportNFL officially changes Cody Parkey missed FG to a block by Eagles Treyvon Hester

00:30  08 january  2019
00:30  08 january  2019 Source:   theeagleswire.com

You Have to Feel Absolutely Terrible for Cody Parkey After Most Important Field Goal Miss Yet

You Have to Feel Absolutely Terrible for Cody Parkey After Most Important Field Goal Miss Yet ​Every ​Bears fan, whether in the building or at home, knew exactly what was coming as time expired Sunday night. They just didn't want to believe that it was possible. How could Mitchell Trubisky really fight all the way down the field with under a minute remaining, hand a clear path to glory off to their ​kicker Cody Parkey, only to watch an entire season go up in smoke? All year long, Parkey's been the weak link in the chain. The pimple on the face of the vaunted defense, a special-teamer with a propensity to hit crossbars with regularity. Of course, that wart showed itself in primetime. And, unless you're a blind-to-trauma Eagles fan, you have to feel absolutely horrific for the man.

Video footage shows the Eagles ' Treyvon Hester deflected the missed field-goal attempt by the All-22 footage clearly shows Treyvon Hester got a piece of Cody Parkey 's final FG attempt vs On Monday, the NFL officially changed the play to a blocked field goal by Hester via a stat correction.

Cody Parkey 's would-be game-winning FG hits the crossbar twice sending the Eagles to the Watch this video in slow-mo Treyvon Hester comes up with a huge block off the tip of the fingers forcing the For Parkey , it's a nightmare ending to a topsy-turvy season that has Bears fans wondering why

NFL officially changes Cody Parkey missed FG to a block by Eagles Treyvon Hester© File Photo File Photo

Bears fans and critics alike, can cut Cody Parkey some slack.

Parkey, the most hated man in Chicago after his game-winning field goal attempt missed on a double doink, can rest easy knowing it was blocked first. According to Ian Rapoport, the league's official statistics will show that the Eagles Treyvon Hester actually blocked the kick.

Parkey missed a 43-yard field goal attempt with five seconds left that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset victory over the Chicago Bears in the NFC Wild Card Game Sunday.

Was Cody Parkey’s Kick Tipped by Treyvon Hester?

Was Cody Parkey’s Kick Tipped by Treyvon Hester? You make the call.

Cody Parkey missed his 11th kick of the season in the final seconds of the Bears' 16-15 wild-card loss to the Eagles , but his teammates had his back. Following a timeout by Eagles coach Doug Pederson in an effort to ice the kicker, Parkey booted a ball that hit the left upright, bounced off of the crossbar

There’s probably nothing Cody Parkey can say or do to get Chicago Bears fans off his back, but it appears there’s a few more layers to his missed field goal Sunday Meanwhile, in the Eagles ’ locker room, defensive lineman Treyvon Hester told “The Athletic’s Bo Wulf” that he actually tipped the kick.

After further review by the league, Hester got his finger on the ball which altered the direction of the Parkey kick, causing it to hit the left side of the goal post and then doinking off the crossbar before falling short of the upright.

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