ESPN found itself in an awkward situation when a graphic appeared on a recent episode of ‘First Take’ without much forethought
Stephen A. Smith, engaging in his usual debates with regular guests, was discussing the state of the NFC during the segment. However, attention shifted to an odd sign displayed prominently at the top reading “COME N-F-C ME.”
ESPN shows adult rated sign during live telecast of First Take
The photo likely originates from Monday’s show, evident from the Eagles’ 8-1 record before facing the Chiefs and the Lions having already triumphed over the Bears with an 8-2 standing. At that time, the Cowboys and 49ers were both holding a 7-3 record.
Subsequently, the Eagles boosted their record to 9-1 after defeating the Chiefs 21-17 on ‘Monday Night Football,’ securing victory with an impressive second-half performance. Fans speculated that the Chiefs faced unfavorable calls from the referees during the game.
Eagles vs Chiefs
In the rematch of Super Bowl 57, the Philadelphia Eagles (9-1) overcame the Kansas City Chiefs (7-3), reversing last season’s championship outcome. Jalen Hurts and D’Andre Swift contributed all three touchdowns for the Eagles, staging a comeback from a 17-7 halftime deficit as the Chiefs failed to score in the second half.
Jalen Hurts, reflecting on the win, emphasized the team’s resilience and ability to persevere, underscoring the importance of finding a way to win regardless of early challenges.
Late in the game, Patrick Mahomes faced a challenging fourth-and-25 situation, and the Chiefs’ offensive struggles were highlighted by dropped passes. Eagles’ center Jason Kelce secured his first victory over his brother, Travis Kelce, who had a notable performance with seven receptions for 44 yards and a touchdown.
Stephen A. Smith played a pivotal role for the Eagles, making a crucial 41-yard reception from Jalen Hurts that set up the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter. Smith’s speed and route running posed challenges for the Chiefs’ secondary, earning him six catches for 99 yards, including the longest play of the night.
The Eagles strategically executed the quarterback sneak three times, successfully converting each attempt, with Jalen Hurts scoring a 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, ultimately securing the decisive victory.