Eagles Survive Atlanta, 15-10, To Advance To NFC Championship

Eagles Survive Atlanta, 15-10, To Advance To NFC Championship

In, 54 percent of voters believed the Falcons would be the best matchup for the Eagles - 35 percent wanted them to play the Panthers and just 11 percent wanted to see them face the Saints. Imagine how Doug Pederson felt.

Despite being underdogs as the No. 1 seed, the Eagles showed plenty of moxie. Almost two weeks after University of Georgia's loss to the University of Alabama in the National College Football Championship game, hometown fans had to suffer through the Atlanta Falcons succumbing to Philadelphia's Eagles Saturday evening in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Facing pressure that ramped up as the game wore on, Ryan struggled to get in rhythm much of the night.

Foles had success for one year under former Eagles coach Chip Kelly when he threw 27 touchdowns to only two interceptions. "Yeah, absolutely. We're giving our shots to Matt and Julio to go for it to win the game". It all resulted in his first playoff victory as a head coach in his very first try.

It was that side of the ball that ended their chances to get to the big game again. "That was it. Our team never wavered", Foles said to NBC's Michele Tafoya after the 15-10 win at the Linc.

We provided live updates and analysis during Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the Eagles as well as highlights, stats and additional insights.

Keep calling them underdogs. "That was the biggest rush of emotion was just thinking about the players".

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Despite the doubters, Foles has confidence in himself and his team.

"I think that's something we have to look at and evaluate this offseason", Ryan said. "He's got to stick with us". Therefore, they are going to have to be creative against the best run defense in the NFL. "I can't give you an answer why we didn't succeed down there".

The Eagles did put together a nice early touchdown drive, 14 plays for 86 yards, as Blount capped it with a fourth-and-goal run from the 1-yard line. That means a heavy dose of Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount in the running game. We don't care what anybody else says.

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.

"I don't remember. I was just locking in one play at a time", Jones said on the play-calling. "Anything more we can use to motivate us, well use". The run-pass option game started working.

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman told ESPN he played the end of the season with sprained posterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee. The drive started at the Philadelphia 18-yard line because Bryan Braman made contact with the ball on a punt, setting up the Falcons in prime field position at the Eagles' 18. He did have 44 yards receiving on three catches.

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