‘Double doink’ and other miracles: Is the Eagles’ playoff run divine intervention?

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Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey (1) kicks and misses a field goal during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15.

Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey (1) kicks and misses a field goal during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15. (AP Photo/David Banks)

With the unflappable quarterback Nick Foles under center — and Sunday’s game against the Chicaco Bears that went from likely defeat to certain victory in the final seconds — it feels like Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles have been touched by angels this season. But can divine intervention get the Birds past the Saints Sunday? On this episode of The Why, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Marcus Hayes joins us to look at how the Birds have gotten this far in the playoffs.

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