The end came quickly and suddenly for the New Orleans Saints, and in the minutes and hours after their walk-off loss in Minnesota, many players still hadn’t recovered from the shocking 29-24 defeat.
Nick Foles was steady, Jake Elliott had a big leg and the defense made one final stop. The underdog Philadelphia Eagles are heading to the NFC championship game following a 15-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday. Despite going 13-3 to earn the No. 1 seed, the Eagles entered the game as 3-point underdogs […]
Two Philadelphia Eagles players wore dog masks to celebrate reaching the NFC Championship game, as the team revelled in proving their critics wrong by beating the Atlanta Falcons. In the absence of star quarterback Carson Wentz, the Eagles went into Saturday's game as the first top-seeded team in NFL history not to be favoured in their […]
Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn stands behind offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian after the team scored just one touchdown in Saturday's 15-10 divisional playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Falcons failed to score 20 points for the seventh time this season — all resulting in losses — as the offense struggled to put points […]
It’s Divisional Weekend in the NFL, and there are several pressing questions that will be answered in the games played Saturday and Sunday: Will the New England Patriots keep rolling despite reports in the media of unrest? Can the Jaguars pull off a giant upset in Pittsburgh? And how will a potential classic between the […]
The Falcons’ offense didn’t live up to the high expectations that followed after leading the league in points per game last season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles rookie cornerback Sidney Jones is inactive for Saturday's divisional playoff against the Atlanta Falcons. Jones, a second-round pick, returned for Week 17 after missing the first 15 games following offseason surgery on his
The NFL divisional playoffs kick off Saturday with a doubleheader starting in Philadelphia where the Eagles (13-3) are the first No. 1 seed to enter their first postseason game as an underdog against the Atlanta Falcons. The sixth-seeded Falcons (11-6
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took a hit to the head late in Sunday’s loss to the Saints, stumbled on the field, went down on one knee, and then was evaluated for a concussion on the sideline. The Panthers will apparently claim it’s because Newton suffered a knee injury, and that caused his stumbling.
Sometimes it takes an aggressive defense shutting down last season’s NFL MVP and his crew, including on a key fourth-and-goal with about a minute to go. The Philadelphia Eagles checked all of those boxes Saturday, and now they’ll host the NFC championship game next week. The 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons was a true […]
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia's defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 Saturday to move into the NFC championship game.Despite being
When Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw it up on fourth-and-goal to Julio Jones, it looked like a prayer. Would it have been a fantastic catch by Jones to win the divisional-round game against the Philadelphia Eagles? It would have gone down in NFL playoff history.