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Sep 27, 2020, 7:20 PM
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LeShaun Sims #38 of the Cincinnati Bengals intercepts a pass intended for Zach Ertz #86 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 27, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Bengals tied the Eagles 23-23. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds and current Cincinnati Bengals defensive back LeShaun Sims recorded an interception during a tie game with the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Eagles hosted the Bengals on Sunday, September 27.

Late in the third quarter, Wentz aired out a deep ball intended for Eagles tight end Zach Ertz.

Sims snagged the ball out of the air with 1:50 left in quarter and the Bengals up 17-16.

It was Sims’ first interception of the 2020 season and it came in his first game as a member of the Bengals.

The following possession resulted in a field goal by Cincinnati and increased the Bengals’ lead to 20-16 with one quarter to play.

After the fourth quarter and an overtime period, the Bengals and Eagles were tied at 23-23 and both teams moved to 0-2-1 on the season.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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