For some reason, Foles' luck seemed to change from there (see observations). The receiver was instrumental in the Eagles' third-fourth quarter drive that expanded their lead to five points, catching three passes for 45 yards.
This call was very controversial.. "We'll be ready for next week".
Another season, another heartbreaking defeat for the Falcons.
"I'm glad they're not in charge of my finances", tight end Zach Ertz said of the oddsmakers. Trump's comments didn't go over well, which resulted in harsh words, and even a boycott, by many conservatives. I need to watch the film. but the effort was definitely there. The missed connection sent the Falcons to a 15-10 defeat, ending their season and their bid to return to the Super Bowl after last year's heartbreaking loss to the New England Patriots.
Philadelphia snatched control of the game by outmanning Atlanta in the trenches and took a five-point lead with about six minutes to play on a short field goal. "Don't ruin this for us", one tweet read.
"I mean, we just kept believing in each other", said Foles, who became the starter when Carson Wentz, a leading MVP contender, injured his knee in December. Brent Celek made a postseason appearance with a six-yard catch. It was impressive considering the Eagles are the most efficient team in the NFL in the red zone this season at 65 percent, 72 percent at home.
He marched the Eagles to the three-yard line of the Falcons on the next series, coach Doug Pederson opting to send Elliott out to kick a 21-yard field goal for a 15-10 lead with 6:05 to go.
The Eagles put the ball on the ground four times, losing two fumbles. Foles routinely had time to scan the field and room to step up in the pocket. He spent this season as the Bills vice president of player personnel. One play later, however, Ricardo Allen knocked the ball clean out of Jay Ajayi's hands and the Falcons recovered the ball. Graham added a tackle for loss, though the Eagles had their share of issues against the run. Neither threw an interception. But Jenkins made a poor decision on third and goal in the second quarter when he vacated his coverage and left Devonta Freeman open for a 6-yard touchdown catch.
Early miscues were costly. PLAYER had XXX, while the Falcons defense shut down the NFL's top scoring-offense.
Pass rush on Matt Ryan forced errant pass, he said. Elliott clanked an extra point off the right upright, but he nailed a 53-yard field goal before the half. You're aware of it because you're human, but we did a good job of blocking it out and just going to work.
The Eagles are going to the NFC Championship.