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Tee Higgins scores two touchdowns vs. Eagles

Tee Higgins has been a difference maker for the Bengals against the Eagles in Week 3.

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins catches touchdown pass during the second quarter against Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Jalen Mills at Lincoln Financial Field.  Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Update: Higgins finished with five receptions for 40 yards and two scores as the Bengals tied the Eagles 23-23. While he has the only Cincinnati player who reached the end zone, Boyd dominated by hauling in 10 passes for 125 yards.

Cincinnati Bengals wideout Tee Higgins entered his team’s Week 3 matchup against the with three NFL receptions for 35 yards, but the rookie has had a breakout performance against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Higgins has caught four passes through three quarters against the Eagles for 29 yards and two scores. The pair of touchdowns marked his first and second scores as a pro, and his third-quarter end zone grab put the Bengals up 17-16. Joe Burrow’s only two touchdowns passes in the contest have gone to the rookie, whose 6’4” frame makes him a quality red zone target.

Tyler Boyd is the only Bengal with more receptions (8) and receiving yards (96) than Higgins. Auden Tate has two receptions for 29 yards while A.J. Green has three receptions for 24 yards.