";s:4:"text";s:10909:" The Falcons took up more than half the third quarter with their opening drive, moving the ball 76 yards in 16 plays. CAR – Graham Gano 46-yard field goal, 3:23. Despite only playing for a quarter, Foles played poorly for the second straight week. Cam Newton led the Panthers on a long touchdown drive, trimming the score to 28–23. Mariota converted three third downs on the drive, completing a 9-yard pass to Walker on third-and-3, scrambling 17 yards for a first down on third-and-8, and then connecting a 10-yard pass to tight end Jonnu Smith on third-and-2. Following a punt from each team, Philadelphia got the ball on their own 28-yard line with 46 seconds left in the half. This was the Eagles first NFC Championship appearance since the 2008–09 NFL playoffs. Following a few punts, Brees' 46-yard completion to Thomas gave the Saints a first down on the Carolina 5-yard line, where they went on to score with Kamara's 2-yard touchdown run and go up 31–19 with 5:08 left. Late in the second quarter, the Eagles blew the game open. PHI – Jake Elliott 28-yard field goal, 9:18. With the Eagles heading into this game at 9–1, they looked to take down the 3–7 Bears.  It was a week 5 game rematch between the 2 teams, which the Jags won 30-9 thanks to a defense that intercepted Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger 5 times. at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey. ColiseumThe Eagles will face the Rams in Los Angeles for the first time since 1990, when they won, 27-21, as Randall Cunningham outdueled Jim Everett and Anthony Toney had the second and final 100-yard rushing game of his career. The Eagles would eventually take the lead with a 28-yard field goal from Jake Elliot to put them up 24–23. Although the Super Bowl, the fourth and final round of the playoffs, is played at a neutral site, the designated home team is based on an annual rotation by conference. NE – Stephen Gostkowski 45-yard field goal, 7:24.  On the next play, Keenum threw a deep pass near the right sideline to Diggs, who made a leaping catch near the Saints' 35-yard line.
With the loss, the Eagles dropped to 13–3 and were unable to set a franchise record for most wins in a 16-game season (the 2017 Eagles tied the 2004 team with 13 wins). Then after an incompletion, safety Vonn Bell sacked Newton, forcing a turnover on downs with four seconds left.
However, Elliott kicked his third field goal on the next play, giving Philadelphia a 15–10 lead with 6:02 remaining. On the second play after the missed field goal, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees threw a deep pass down the middle of the field to Ted Ginn Jr., who evaded a tackle attempt by James Bradberry and ran all the way to the end zone for an 80-yard touchdown reception. Deciding to go for the first down, Brees threw a pass that was intercepted by safety Mike Adams, giving the ball back to the Panthers, though Adams' decision to intercept the ball instead of knocking the pass down ended up costing his team 16 yards. Before the end of the quarter, the Titans were able to make it 35–14 with Mariota's 11-yard touchdown pass to Davis on fourth down at the end of an 80-yard, 16-play drive. LAC – Younghoe Koo 28-yard field goal, 0:00. Foles then began to struggle in Week 16 against the Oakland Raiders, throwing a touchdown and an interception and frequently missing his receivers. Like Keenum, Brees also finished the game 25-of-40, but for 294 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions.  However, Kelce suffered a game-ending injury while catching a 12-yard pass on the final drive. With the close win, the Eagles advanced to 2–1 tying the Cowboys and the Redskins for first place in the NFC East while the Giants fell to 0–3 in the basement of the division. They are the only overtime games the Eagles and Cowboys have ever played in Dallas. PHI – Jake Elliott 46-yard field goal, 1:05. This was the Eagles first win against the Redskins since September 2014, ending a five-game losing streak to their division rival. at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington. In the fourth quarter, Kirk Cousins fumbled the ball which Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox recovered for a touchdown to seal an Eagles victory.
After a Tennessee punt, Brady completed three consecutive passes for 28 yards as the team drove 48 yards in six plays to go up 14–7 on White's six-yard touchdown run with 9:20 left in the half. We present them here for purely educational purposes. In a meaningless Week 17 game for both teams and a mirror image of last year's season finale, the 13–2 Eagles rested several of their starters while playing others briefly.
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This would also be the last game that running back Le'Veon Bell would play for the Steelers, as he would sit out the 2018 season due to a contract dispute, then sign with the New York Jets once he became a free agent at the start of 2019. at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Vikings quarterback Case Keenum's 61-yard pass to Stefon Diggs on the game's final play sent them to the NFC title game for the first time since the 2009 season and marked the first time in the NFL postseason that a game was won with a touchdown on the final play of regulation. This game prove to be the opposite of the previous game as the defense and special teams carried a struggling offense to a 19–10 win over the Oakland Raiders. The defense stepped up after the Amari Cooper touchdown.
Jay Ajayi started the drive with two carries for 20 yards, while Nick Foles converted a third-and-10 with an 11-yard completion to Zach Ertz and LeGarrette Blount finished the drive with an 11-yard rushing score on the third play of the second quarter. P. … Wentz found rookie wide receiver Mack Hollins for a 64-yard touchdown, and later found tight end Zach Ertz for a four-yard strike to end the first half. PHI – Alshon Jeffery 5-yard pass from Nick Foles (Jake Elliott kick), 14:10. Undaunted, the Vikings stormed back, mainly on the strength of a 24-yard Adam Thielen reception, moving the ball to the Saints 35-yard line, where Forbath made a 53-yard field goal that gave the team a 23–21 lead with 1:29 remaining. It’s time to put their losing streak to an end. Backup quarterback Nick Foles was named Super Bowl MVP. This was the final game of referee Ed Hochuli’s 28-year career.
With the win, the Eagles advanced to 11–2 and clinched the NFC East. Van Noy had nine tackles – including five solo tackles – a sack and a forced fumble. In the beginning of the second quarter, the Giants continued to show dominance as Eli Manning threw a 67-yard touchdown pass to put the Giants up 20–7. At 40 years, 163 days, Brady became the oldest quarterback to lead his team to victory in a postseason game, finishing the day 35-of-53 for 337 yards and three touchdowns. The Eagles are going to want this game real bad. Newton finished the game 24-of-40 for 349 yards and two touchdowns, along with 37 yards on the ground.
Wentz once again was in MVP form, completing 17/25 attempts for 268 yards and four touchdowns. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine.
Philadelphia's defense recorded three sacks, held Atlanta to 281 yards – 83 below their season average – and stopped the Falcons on four consecutive plays after a first-and-goal on their own 9-yard line in the final minutes to preserve a 15–10 win. Before the current three-game losing streak, the Eagles won 11 of their previous 14 games at Washington. PHI – Nelson Agholor 0-yard fumble return (Jake Elliott kick), 13:37.