For Eagles and Vikings, 99-year-old superfans are good luck charms

For Eagles and Vikings, 99-year-old superfans are good luck charms

The Eagles went on to win Saturday's NFC Championship game 38-7 against the Minnesota Vikings for a spot in the Super Bowl next month. "What's important is our preparation and what we do as a team and going out there and playing together on Super Bowl night".

The Philadelphia Eagles went into the postseason with a fair amount of (understandable) concern with Nick Foles under center. The top-ranked defense could not stop the Nick Foles-led Eagles attack, and the team played its worst game of the season.

Eagles fans have a long-standing reputation as some of the most volatile in the league, and a quick scan of social media shows they were no different Sunday evening. "But this time all our guys were running hard and trying to make blocks".

As he was ending an unrelated news conference Wednesday, Jan. 24, reporters began asking Dayton about the Super Bowl, to be played in Minneapolis Feb. 4. Like so many others, I picked the Falcons to win and then I picked the Vikings to win after that. Yeah, I hit the pole, I was on the ground and I got right up, ' he said.

Clement is looking at another third-string role in the Eagles' backfield next season.

The Patriots will try to match the Pittsburgh Steelers' six Super Bowl trophies when they face the Eagles (15-3) on February 4 in Minneapolis. I'm exhausted of seeing him up there.

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In 1996, Pederson was the backup to Brett Favre on a Green Bay Packers team that won Super Bowl XXXI.

After what feels like forever, we can finally say it: The Eagles are going to the Super Bowl.

"I'm so excited", said Cassandra O'Neil, from Voorhees.

The best chance the Vikings had to get back in the game came late in the second quarter.

"I love this football team, they're great kids, great competitors", Zimmer said. Philadelphia was winning in the trenches, the Vikings couldn't cover tight end Zach Ertz, and the secondary was torched for a 53-yard TD catch by Alshon Jeffery and a 41-yarder by Torrey Smith. Outside of the nine-play, 75-yard drive the Vikings crafted to open the game, Minnesota was held to just 258 yards for the remainder of the game.