Eagles finally blink, Saints advance to NFC Championship Game

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The Eagles got the first punch in.

And for once, Nick Foles didn’t finish it.

The Saints advanced to next week’s NFC Championship Game against the Rams with a 20-14 win over the Eagles Sunday, overcoming an early 14-0 deficit, and needing an interception late to seal it.

It was a shaky start for the Saints, but a bold fake punt call in the second quarter, an odyssey of a touchdown drive in the third quarter, and the sustained brilliance of wide receiver Michael Thomas carried the day.

Thomas finished with 12 catches for 171 yards and a touchdown, and was the guy Drew Brees was always looking for in key situations. He scored the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter to cap an 18-play, 92-yard, 11 minute and 29-second drive.

At that point, the Eagles defense looked gassed, and even with defensive tackle Fletcher Cox coming back from a foot injuring and creating consistent pressure, they were short-handed against an offense with so many weapons.

But with all the good work the Saints did, Foles still had a chance at a game-winning drive, and you generally like his chances in that situation. But his pass just before the two-minute warning was picked off by Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (his second of the day), allowing the Saints to ice it. The ball went through the hands of wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, underscoring how close the Eagles were to making the kind of comeback Foles has become known for.

It keeps the Saints perfect in their own building in the postseason under coach Sean Payton, with a chance to extend the streak next week.

They beat the Rams 45-35 at the Superdome in Week Nine, and the expectation will be that two dynamic offenses will provide quite an encore, with a berth in the Super Bowl on the line.

214 responses to “Eagles finally blink, Saints advance to NFC Championship Game

  1. On the brightside, no horses will be punched and no lamp posts will need to be greased in Philly this year. Who dat?

  2. Eagles made no adjustments. Schwartz seemed allergic to bringing pressure until Saints were in FG range. They miss, then Foles throws pick #2.

    Pedersen should have taken the holding penalty in the 1H, and when he didn’t, he REALLY should have been watching for the fake punt. The Eagles never got back on track, and amazingly still could have won until Foles last interception.

    Saints won’t start flat for the Rams. I expect them to win that game.

  3. Jeffrey pulled a Parkey. How you feeling now, Philly? Couldn’t have happend to a better ex-Bear. Eagles were lucky to be in the game in the first place.

  4. I was hoping that the Eagles could’ve pulled it off. I’m just happy that after how things looked earlier this season that they were even here in the first place. And not only that be in a position to have a chance to win especially in the Superdome. Heck of a game, Good game and good luck Saints!

  5. and their season ends on a joe dirt interception, I like that.
    nice hands alshon, awwww did your coach give you a hug cause you suck. thats nice. whats that? oops. butterfingers.

  6. Alshon has to make that catch. Nick was about to add to his legacy. With all that sad though I’m not that upset as an Eagles fan though, team wasn’t even originally supposed to be here. Lost the starters at DB, lost starting RBs, lost Wallace before he even got play and he would of been a great addition to take pressure off of Alshon.

    That being said, team rebounded hard and fought till the end. To all the AFC teams, this is how you have a playoff game.

  7. They hate us cause they ain’t us. One pass goes through a WR’s hands and suddenly the Eagles are trash and the Saints are world beaters. It was that type of game. A bounce here or there decided it. No shame is losing this game. Thanks for another great season. Go Birds.

  8. Foles was about to win another big playoff game on the road. Perfect pass by Foles that Jeffries allows to go straight through his hands is not a Foles interception. That’s a Jeffries interception. No shame for Foles or the Eagles. The Eagles gave Saints a scare, and were it not for that Jeffries foul up who knows if the Eagles may have returned to the SB. I never was sold on Jeffries as a top reliable receiver. Too many bobbles and drops in key situations. Happened to him at the 1 yard line in the SB last year, giving NE an interception at the 1 yard line. Great game Eagles, you did your team and the spectacular city of Philadelphia proud. Philly, Philly!

  9. A good game. Finally. I don’t understand why it was so important to get that play off before the two minute warning. When the announcer asked if the Eagles could pull it off I knew it was over and I said it would end on an interception. The Eagle has landed. With a crash.

  10. The Rams can beat the Saints if they play a perfect game and the refs aren’t paid for the Saints. The Saints are beatable.

  11. Nice catch Alshon… can’t put that one on Foles. I mean it hit you in both your hands.. you know, the things you are supposed to use to do your job!!!

  12. Dynasty in the making? Eagles’ Super Bowl could be start of something big

    By Andrew Kulp February 04, 2018 11:30 PM

    NBC Sports Philadelphia

  13. I got the Rams and Patriots in the super bowl. Drew Brees breaking a lot of regular season records and Patrick Mahomes winning the MVP award are bad looks for their team moving forward. The Saints played atrocious in the 1st quarter of this game. Of the eight teams that played this weekend, the 11-5 team played the best. The 2018 Patriots play like the 2001 underdog Patriots.

  14. Eagles were about to score the game winning td but Jeffries butterfingerz interception cost them the game. Great defense battle. Foles will get paid bigtime somewhere else and make that team into instant contenders. Rams vs saints will be a great game. Chiefs and Patriots will also be a great game. The superbowl this year is going to be awesome news matter who makes it. All four teams are the best of the best and either one has a great chance at winning the superbowl. It should be a great superbowl.

  15. Last year Foles caught fire like Flacco and rode it to a super bowl hats of to them and the eagles, but a couple of observations he has a weak and inaccurate arm and not sure if he is starter material but i wont be surprised if some desperate team throws money at him. Remember, he has been a starter before and that didnt work out well. Also the eagles couldnt stop a cold 3rd and 18 no problem, they were woeful on 3rd down all game long. Hats off to the Saints on switching momentum.

  16. It’s funny to see these haters comments on here. Especially the ones about having fun. Like it or not, the eagles DO have fun. They have a great coach and great leadership in that locker room. You haters have been waiting 2 years for this. Eagles will be back next year. We need a RB and to stay healthy. Losing Brooks, Jason Peter’s and fletcher Cox didn’t help.

  17. The Eagles lost their QB, RB, FS, both starting CBs and starting DE BEFORE this run.

    What they’ve done with such a skeleton crew is remarkable, and they could be back next year. The Saints should be more concerned they barely beat a team at home who was starting a practice squad QB and two backup o lineman in the second half. Looks like it could be the Rams year.

  18. So after all of that, it’s the number 1 seed vs the number 2 seed, in each conference.

    Go Rams!

  19. Great season Eagles, especially with all the injuries. Gave the Saints all they could handle and were in it until the end.

  20. In case Philly fans forgot Dallas-5 SBs Giants-4 SBs Redskins-3 SBs Eagles-1 SB. Take your seat back at the kids table especially after Foles gets traded and can’t bail your sorry team out anymore

  21. LOL at all the trolls rejoicing over the Eagles loss.
    This team showed such great resilience and resolve.
    Take a look at how deep in to their reserves they were due to injuries.
    Still, they were driving with a chance to upset the number one seed at home.
    True, they didn’t get it done but they showed the heart of a champion.
    The Birds will be back battling for the SB next year.
    That is all.

  22. Sean Payton is a river boat gambler. Going for it on their on 30 yard line on 4th and 1 when down 14-0 really changed the game.

    The 4 teams left are the 4 best teams in the NFL this year. That’s the way it should be. You could make a case for all 4 of them winning the Super Bowl.

    Next Sunday should be a lot of fun.

  23. After the Cowboys game Eagles fans were quick with the troll comments. My turn.

    Did Alshon catch it?
    Did the Eagles choke?
    Are yall keeping Wentz or Foles?

    Your superbowl win was less than 365 days ago. A dynasty should at least last one calendar year.

    See you next year!

  24. Hold your heads high, Philadelphia. Sometimes, as much as we may not want it to, luck comes into play; this appears to be one of those times. I’m not saying the Eagles would have won for sure without the bad luck interception but they certainly would have had a pretty good shot at it.

  25. The Philadelphia Eagles haters on here are really sad. They had a hell of a run just making the playoffs and then beat a very good Bears team last weekend. Last time I checked a team doesn’t win the Super Bowl two years in a row very often.

  26. Finally this ridiculous Nick Foles is a starter talk will end! This run has been more painful than Eli manning winning his super bowls. At least he was an actual starter…

  27. Bye Eagles bye, but at least it was fun. Seattle 2.0 oh wait…..didn’t make it back to super bowl. Scratch that

  28. Of course Eagle fans wanna use injuries as an excuse. If roles were reversed you wouldn’t hear excuses you’d proclaim Philly was just better. Give it up everybody but y’all knew Philly wasn’t gonna repeat. If it helps startin from last SB the 57 years til next SB timer is almost 1 year in. Tell your kids/grandkids to hang in there

  29. Ugh. Feel for Alshon. But this is where we are. One play. One play can decide so much. Its why we watch. Great year, Eagles fans. That trophy you earned last January is forever! Savor it. Go Patriots!

  30. The Eagles need to fire Jim Swartz and his prevent defense and hire a defensive coordinator like Rex Ryan who will bump and run with his cornerbacks and then go after the other teams QB instead of letting him sit in the pocket and pick the defense apart.

  31. I feel bad for Alshon Jeffery. He’s played really well and to be remembered for that play will be an injustice. It was great to see how Foles and Pederson talked to him on the sidelines. You could tell Jeffery was distraught. Give me a team of guys like that when they make mistakes any day. I’ve never been a big fan of those guys who make a big mistake like that then go over to the sidelines and laugh about it.

  32. Get ready for the trolls Eagle fans.. Kinda deserved em..

    Bottom line is Eagles didn’t score any points after the first quarter. Really can’t beat anybody like that. To blame it all on one non catch is wrong..

    Great end of season run though with all the injuries..

  33. Anthony Berry says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:03 pm
    After the Cowboys game Eagles fans were quick with the troll comments. My turn.

    Did Alshon catch it?
    Did the Eagles choke?
    Are yall keeping Wentz or Foles?

    No
    No
    Wentz

    Cowboys have been irrelevant for over two decades. Troll away, if it makes you feel better

  34. Why do you idiots keep saying “one and done dynasty”? In the last 20 years there has only been one dynasty. Unless you’re the patriots, no one wins consecutive Super Bowls.

  35. Hell of a 2 year run Nick. Good Luck. Game was over when Fletch and Brooks got hurt. Eagles win if they are there the whole game, but stuff happens. Saints will win it all now. Best 2 teams played today.

  36. Jason Kelce was this havin fun thing is great. I’ve been havin fun since Philly forgot a football game lasts longer than 30 minutes. Much like their fans forgot a dynasties last longer than 1 season

  37. Wentz was like “yes” after the butter fingers jefery interception. He doesn’t want to live in foles shadow after back to back superbowl champs. He’s taking a huge sigh of relief. Wentz is a hypejob qb, mediocre one year wonder who will never accomplish what foles has done for the Eagles. And he’s an injury prone qb who disappears evrry year in December when every team is fighting to get in the playoffs. He’s a nobody, a never was anything, except a fluke rookie season like rg3. There’s Eagles fans as there’s wentz fans. Take a guess who the real Eagles fans are and who the bandwagon fanboys are. .

  38. Anthony Berry says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:03 pm
    After the Cowboys game Eagles fans were quick with the troll comments. My turn.

    Did Alshon catch it?
    Did the Eagles choke?
    Are yall keeping Wentz or Foles?

    Your superbowl win was less than 365 days ago. A dynasty should at least last one calendar year.

    See you next year
    ——–

    Your team won’t sniff the playoffs next year with a first place schedule. A bunch of overrated chumps with no championship pedigree. Not one of them. I liked how Zeke threw his Oline under the bus after the game. I guarantee you not one eagles player will be throwing Alshon under the bus. Keep drinking Jerry’s kool aid though. As long as you chumps keep buying his merchandise he doesn’t care if his team wins another title. And it sounds like Jason Garrett will be getting an extension ha. Even though my team lost today, a possible Garrett extension somehow feels like a small victory.

  39. You haters a bunch of losers. You saw the game, we gave the saints the scare of their life. We’ll be back with a speed receiver and hopefully a NFL running back.

  40. That Jeffery drop may well have saved Wentz’s job in Philly. Another Foles comeback and Wentz is probably traded to some AFC team while Foles stays the starter for another 5-6 years.

  41. There’s injuries and than there’s being decimated by injuries. The Eagles secondary was decimated. The Dline covered up as much as they could but the secondary was filled with practice squad players and guys off the street. I mean seriously, who the hell is Josh Hawkins?

  42. And reading comments about the eagles choking? Lol yea ok. The #6 seed went into the #1 seeds house where they maybe have the best home field advantage in the nfl and philly almost pulled it off. Not even close to choking. Choking is like Dallas having the #1 speed a few years ago and losing their 1st playoff game at home. THAT is choking.

  43. People forget we beat the big bad bears on their home turf. How bout dem cowboys, panthers, packers, vines, redskins, Giants, dolphins, cardinals, miners, raiders, brown, lions, Houston, Seattle, bucs, titans. We’re are you chumps? Heh? 👂 👂

  44. “Why do you idiots keep saying “one and done dynasty”? In the last 20 years there has only been one dynasty. Unless you’re the patriots, no one wins consecutive Super Bowls.”
    ______________

    In the last 20 years there’s only been one but since the 60s there’s been 5. Packers, Steelers, 49ers, Cowboys and Patriots. All of those teams won at least 3 SBs(or for 60s Packers NFL Championships included) in their time. So for the record that’s 5 teams who won more titles in a 10 year span than Philly won in over 5 times that

  45. I guess some people don’t want to accept the fact that an eagles player tipped cody parkeys fg attempt.

  46. Pedersen choked. He should be fired. Especially for declining the 3rd down 10 yard penalty. Take 4th and 1, or 3rd and 11. Pretty easy decision but Pedersen took 4th and 1 lmao. eeveryone knows Sean Peyton does many fake punts,trick plays in the playoffs. I knew it was going to be a fake with hill in the backfield and only one yard to get. The whole world knew except bone head Pedersen. That was the turning point in the game and the saints never looked back.

  47. Ok cboys4life…thats ancient history and before free agency. No one repeats these days, except the Pats. No one.

  48. “You haters a bunch of losers. You saw the game, we gave the saints the scare of their life.”
    _____________

    Hahahahaha yea ok. That “scare” didn’t even last the full 1st half but hey I know you Eagle fans cling to whatever. We’re gonna be hearin about this “scare” for awhile I’m sure

  49. razzuza says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:19 pm
    Great game. Deserved after the 3 dulls we had earlier.
    ————————–
    Was a good game but I thought the Pats game was good from a Pats fan perspective. I didn’t need a close heart attack inducing game.

  50. dolphins4 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:09 pm
    The Eagles need to fire Jim Swartz and his prevent defense and hire a defensive coordinator like Rex Ryan who will bump and run with his cornerbacks and then go after the other teams QB instead of letting him sit in the pocket and pick the defense apart.

    The Eagles defense actually played well. They kept the Eagles in the game and actually gave the offense a chance to win it. Keeping the Saints to 20 points at home is a big deal. Foles just stunk it up after the first quarter.

  51. redandgoldhitman52 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:14 pm
    Wentz was like “yes” after the butter fingers jefery interception. He doesn’t want to live in foles shadow after back to back superbowl champs. He’s taking a huge sigh of relief. Wentz is a hypejob qb, mediocre one year wonder who will never accomplish what foles has done for the Eagles. And he’s an injury prone qb who disappears evrry year in December when every team is fighting to get in the playoffs. He’s a nobody, a never was anything, except a fluke rookie season like rg3. There’s Eagles fans as there’s wentz fans. Take a guess who the real Eagles fans are and who the bandwagon fanboys are
    —-
    Lmao your team and fans were acting like you guys were super bowl bound this year. Even breaking the bank for Jimmy G. You think wentz’s is a one year wonder? You guys overpaid Jimmy G who is looking like a 6 game wonder. Even when he was healthy this year he looked like crap. Lol niners almost ended up with the #1 overall pick.

  52. the finger nail tip? it did not change the trajectory of the ball. Alshon sure can pout on the sidelines

  53. Saints beat the Eagles AND the refs today. Brace yourselves next week Who Dats, you know Goodell wants to pump up those LA numbers.

  54. Great game by both teams. The Eagles’ crime was not keeping the pedal to the medal after going up 14-0. That said, it’s not good when Michael Thomas has more yards than your entire offense in the second half.

  55. Anybody who reads these comments regularly knows I’m a longtime Eagles fan.

    I’ve gotta hand it to the Saints D. They played better than the Bears did last weekend after the first 14 points were on the board. There was no daylight anywhere.

    Proud of the way my team fought but the Saints have my respect!

    Great game!

  56. Gotta love eagles fans. They have 1 season in the history of the NFL and they start running at the mouth. Back to normal eagle fans. You suck always have always will. You are the bottom feeders of the division. It’s why it took over 50 yrs to win. Now get back at the bottom where you belong lol

  57. 3rdand4ever says:
    January 13, 2019 at 7:48 pm
    Brees is on his way to SB MVP. Heard it here first!
    +++
    Usually you have to get to the Super Bowl, then win it. Basically, don’t by gas for a car you don’t own yet.

  58. thisissparta332 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:32 pm
    As a Cowboys fan, my Sunday feels so much better after watching that interception to finalize Philly losing. I’m typing this with a smile.

    dude, your team sux. has sucked since the mid 90s. They are going to pay a mediocre QB franchise money and a figurehead coach is going to get an extension. They aren’t going anywhere.

    meanwhile the Eagles are one of the consistently most competitive franchises in the NFL, year after year.

  59. Why do you idiots keep saying “one and done dynasty”? In the last 20 years there has only been one dynasty. Unless you’re the patriots, no one wins consecutive Super Bowls.
    ….
    Hey kid, the nfl has been around alot longer than 20 years. Look up nfl dynasties. There’s more than just the Patriots and their cheating scandal dynasty superbowls*.

  60. @birdsfan

    53 superbowls and your team has only won 1. I’m sure last year wasnt your first year ever trolling someone else’s team. Anyways 1/53 seems to me your team has been irrelevant since the beginning.

    @bird2urmother

    Eagles fans said Cowboys wouldnt sniff 8-8, then it was we wouldnt sniff the division title, and then it was we wouldnt sniff a playoff win. The only thing yall were guaranteeing we’d sniff was another Eagles superbowl this year. I’m not really concerned about what you think anyone will be sniffing.

    See you next year!

  61. How old are some of you “1 year dynasty” Kelce having fun?”’( Lane Jonson said that Dope). Teams do not repeat – Steelers and Oats the exception. So post something intelligently or don’t bother. Grow up.

  62. I’m just waiting for a better team to come right along and punch the Saints in the mouth consistently in all four quarters of the game like the Eagles did in the 1st quarter of this game. It’s going to happen. The question is when and by which team?

  63. Anthony Berry says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:41 pm
    @birdsfan

    53 superbowls and your team has only won 1. I’m sure last year wasnt your first year ever trolling someone else’s team. Anyways 1/53 seems to me your team has been irrelevant since the beginning.

    @bird2urmother

    Eagles fans said Cowboys wouldnt sniff 8-8, then it was we wouldnt sniff the division title, and then it was we wouldnt sniff a playoff win. The only thing yall were guaranteeing we’d sniff was another Eagles superbowl this year. I’m not really concerned about what you think anyone will be sniffing.
    ______________

    Preach Anthony Berry!!

  64. nfliferfan22 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    That wasn’t on Nick Foles trolls. Saints/Rams vs Chiefs.. Anyone but the Pats and their phony fanbase and obnoxious cheating ways!

    ___________________________________

    Why bring the Patriots into an Eagles/Saints post?

  65. “How old are some of you “1 year dynasty” Kelce having fun?”’( Lane Jonson said that Dope).”
    __________
    Think I was the dope who said Kelce. My bad. Sorry was hard to keep up with who said what with all the garbage comin from that garbage team talkin trash all offseason as if no team ever besides Philly had won a SB and no team but Philly ever would again. Don’t matter now. Again bye Phillycia

  66. Just for the record the Pats Cheating dynasty started with a win a loss and 2 wins. They’ll be back next year. I don’t know about a a dynasty , but it will be a fun season.

  67. “Wonder who had more ‘fun’ today, Patriots or Eagles?

    Guess I’ll have to ask Lane …..”

    Great. Pats had more fun winning a playoff game today. Lane had more fun winning a Super Bowl…… against the Pats. I’ll take Lane’s fun and the ring. Call me crazy.

  68. thisissparta332 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:32 pm
    As a Cowboys fan, my Sunday feels so much better after watching that interception to finalize Philly losing. I’m typing this with a smile.
    —————————————————
    Well you haven’t had much to smile about for the last 25 years, so whatever works for you.

  69. For Alshon’s sake I hope he wasn’t one of the Eagles trolling Parkey after the game last week.

    And BTW he dropped a few easy ones in clutch time when he was with the Bears too.

  70. Great game by both teams! I posted in this forum several times last week, that this game would NOT be a blow out like Week 11.

    When the Eagles turned down the holding penalty in the second quarter, most folks in the bar saw the fake punt coming; I’m glad the Eagles didn’t!

    I’ll bet a lot of folks think next week will be a high-scoring shoot out. But I think both teams will try to use their running games to control the clock. Especially if both defenses play well again next weekend. In their previous meeting, I don’t think there were any sacks. I think the game will come down to QB pressures and turnovers.

    Geaux Saints!
    Who dat!

  71. cboys4life2014 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:35 pm
    greenanxiety my game went well. Dallas competed beyond the first half. Thanks for asking

    Correction. Your team didn’t even start competing until the 2nd half when the rams eased up. And remember, yes your team has a good history, but not one player on your current team is a champion.

  72. Lane Kiffin was right about Al Jeffery being a gas pumper … Eagle’s should cut him Monday morning.

  73. bird2urmother says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm
    It’s funny to see these haters comments on here. Especially the ones about having fun. Like it or not, the eagles DO have fun.

    ————
    I’m pretty sure every player and coach on the Patriots had a lot more fun today than Lane Johnson

  74. Don’t you worry. Lane Johnston IS having fun. Win or lose, he’ll go back to his mansion with his 22 year old girl toys and his tropical vacations. You. You will still be yelling at your mother to bring dinner down to the basement.

  75. whodat5150 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:54 pm
    Great game by both teams! I posted in this forum several times last week, that this game would NOT be a blow out like Week 11.

    When the Eagles turned down the holding penalty in the second quarter, most folks in the bar saw the fake punt coming; I’m glad the Eagles didn’t!

    I’ll bet a lot of folks think next week will be a high-scoring shoot out. But I think both teams will try to use their running games to control the clock. Especially if both defenses play well again next weekend. In their previous meeting, I don’t think there were any sacks. I think the game will come down to QB pressures and turnovers.

    Geaux Saints!
    Who dat
    ——
    Great game! Congrats on the win. I think you’re wrong though by assuming the eagles didn’t see the fake point coming. I think they expected it but just couldn’t stop it. I saw defensive starters out there on that play. Cox and Brandon Graham were still on the field and I don’t recall seeing them in punt coverage this season. Like I said, great game though.

  76. Oh and by the way for the Dallas trolls…you would take nick Foles over Dak every day of the week!

  77. jackedupboonie says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Why are all NBA games especially in the playoffs…..played in the evening? Yet a one and done game for the Chargers is played @ 10 am?

    __________________________________

    It’s all about the seeding.

  78. tlantablewa28to3lead says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:33 pm
    Great game by both teams. The Eagles’ crime was not keeping the pedal to the medal after going up 14-0.

    —————-1

    Given the number of times they went long after they went up 14-0, I’d say they definitely tried to keep their foot on the Saints’ throats. It just stopped working at the same time that Brees was starting to solve the Eagles’ D.

  79. jackedupboonie says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:20 pm
    Get up at 5 and see how ready you are by a 10 am start. It’s pathetic
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    No, you’re pathetic. West teams playing in the East usually have a 1 pm start.
    On Sundays there are 1 and 4:30 pm games and it’s been that way since forever.
    Is this why the Eagles lost b/c they usually play games at 1 pm but had to wait until
    4:30 today? What LA should have done was to stay in the East after last weeks win to
    get acclimated to both the cold and time zone change. By the way it didn’t bother LA
    last week vs the Ravens and that game was a…..1 pm start.
    So maybe it was the play on the field. So sick of fans blaming everything but the play
    on the field for why their teams lost.
    Gotta be millennials who had no keeping score soccer and baseball games.
    Never learned how to be good gracious losers.

  80. Eagles fans said Cowboys wouldnt sniff 8-8, then it was we wouldnt sniff the division title, and then it was we wouldnt sniff a playoff win. The only thing yall were guaranteeing we’d sniff was another Eagles superbowl this year. I’m not really concerned about what you think anyone will be sniffing
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    I’ve never once trolled or guaranteed another super bowl. You clowns just want to spit out garbage. Only trash talking I do is when haters jump on our eagles articles and talk. I can’t even come close to recalling how many chump cowboy fans were talking super bowl this year. Like I said, you don’t have one single champion on your team. We do.

  81. Dallas trolls out in full force tonight. Win a championship this century and we’ll talk.

  82. “I bet cboys4life literally cried last year when the eagles won the sport bowl”
    ____________

    Nah didn’t care about your 1 championship. Your team is a joke and to your other post the Rams were only up 20-7 at the half no team is gonna “let up” the last half with a 2 possession lead until the final minutes of the 4th at which point Dallas was still in if they could make a stop. Not like Philly who couldn’t compete beyond the 1st quarter. And Foles is about to be gone this offseason have fun with Wentz as your startin QB hahaha it’s over

  83. As always the math is with the haters. Fly Eagles Fly. You guys finished the season like champs. Yea we heard it just like last year. going to lose to the Bears. Going to get blown out by the Aints. Saints fans were freaking on that last drive. No doubt! Eagles will be back in the hunt again next year. And as anybody with a clue knows being an Eagles can will ALWAYS be cooler then some front runner non regional Bcth cowboys / pats fan.

  84. jackedupboonie says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Why isn’t Sunday like Saturday??? The Chargers had to play a game at 10 am their time for the second week in a row
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    Exactly! Because, the Eagles have to be on in prime time. Two East coast teams playing a 4:40 game! West coast coming East should be given the late game!

  85. Ex-Eagle Cody Parkey blows the game for the Bears last weekend. And ex-Bear Alshon Jeffery blows the game for the Eagles. Let the conspiracy theories begin.

  86. From the time that the Saints faked the punt on 4th and 1,the momentum swung their way and it stayed with them to the end. You have to give Sean Payton credit for taking that gamble because it certainly paid off. It woke his team up,finally. I was glad to see them dispose of the Eagles.

  87. cboys4life2014 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Blah Blah Blah
    ………………………………………

    the’boyz ain’t been relevant for the last 23 yrs.
    Jerrah disappeared last night , can’t wait for his presser !

  88. Poor Eagles fans! Love to dish it out when they win, can’t take it when they lose. And all of the excuses. Bye Eagles! Bye Eagles Fans!

  89. Enjoy your lucky victory Saints. Congrats. Rams are on a mission and the combination of Gurley and CJ Anderson going to pound it down your throat like they did to Dallas. Donald and Company going to bring the heat. Revenge is coming in the Dome! See you Sunday!

  90. Fly, Eagles, Fly!

    Just like a Snoopy Bowl victory flying is all in the past!

    Party on, fools!

  91. Cboys4life, competed tell me. I’m dying to hear of your playoff swoon. Remember a couple of years ago when you had the same record? I bet you long for the days of airman, smith, Irvin, randy white. Those days are gone my friend. What’s it been 25 years. We’re glad you compete. Btw, you’ll have a first p,ace schedule next year so expect 7-9. Y’all have a nice week. 😂 🤠

  92. Correction. Your team didn’t even start competing until the 2nd half when the rams eased up. And remember, yes your team has a good history, but not one player on your current team is a champion.

  93. OH , by the way , two pro bowl o-linemen leaving the game didn’t help matters in the least .

  94. Skolvikings, thanks for letting us in. We beat the same team on the road that you lost to in your HOUSE with your season on the line. Skoal bro, enjoy your ice fishing. ❄️ 🎣

  95. Saints didn’t press on the gas and are not playing with confidence. They really let thexeagles hang around, should have got up tempo. Also, lucky Schwartz only ever brought 4.

  96. cboys4life2014 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:48 pm
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    Since 1996, the Eagles have made the NFCG 6 times, winning it twice and winning the Super Bowl last year. Dallas none at all. Eagles have won 8 division titles to the Cowboys 4. Playoff wins: PHI 14, DAL 4. Playoff games, PHI 26, DAL 14. (source: Dallasnews.com)

    You tell me which is the more relevant franchise?

  97. This was a game where the breaks finally went someone else’s way and not Philly’s. You can only get lucky so often. The Saints play like this next week and they will lose, though. The Rams WILL press Thomas and make someone else beat them. That was almost comical in how the Eagles continually gave him 8-10 yard cushions.

  98. cboys4life2014 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 8:48 pm
    Somebody please tell me why the Eagles would ever let Foles leave?

    1) 30 year old vs 25
    2) VERY high variance. 5 career games above 130 rtg, 5 under 50 (!)
    3) He’s going to get PAID….
    4) Wentz is a once in a generation talent. How many Super Bowls did Brees win in his first 2 years? Philip Rivers?
    5) His contract allows him to buy it out for 2million, he’s going to get 10s of millions.
    6) Foles is a hero in Philly and always will be but NO WAY they win it all last year without Wentz getting them to 11-2.

  99. ebhaynz says:
    January 13, 2019 at 9:51 pm
    Somebody please tell me why the Eagles would ever let Foles leave?
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    What do you expect them to do, franchise tag a backup QB? They already said that Brittle Wentz is their starter, so having a high priced backup is not gonna happen.

  100. The New Orleans Saints defense outranks and is stronger than the Los Angeles Rams. New Orleans will play the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.

  101. frank booth says:
    January 13, 2019 at 9:26 pm
    Poor Eagles fans! Love to dish it out when they win, can’t take it when they lose. And all of the excuses. Bye Eagles! Bye Eagles Fans!
    ——–

    Can’t take it?? We’re still here, aren’t we?

  102. finzfan49 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Nice catch Alshon… can’t put that one on Foles. I mean it hit you in both your hands.. you know, the things you are supposed to use to do your job!!!
    ****************************************************************************
    Hey, Parkey does his job and the birds are not even in this game! GO BEARS

  103. Tough game for the Eagles. Congrats to the the Saints for battling through. The best teams are left in the dance.

  104. redandgoldhitman52 says:
    January 13, 2019 at 7:58 pm
    Eagles were about to score the game winning td but Jeffries butterfingerz interception cost them the game. Great defense battle. Foles will get paid bigtime somewhere else and make that team into instant contenders. Rams vs saints will be a great game. Chiefs and Patriots will also be a great game. The superbowl this year is going to be awesome news matter who makes it. All four teams are the best of the best and either one has a great chance at winning the superbowl. It should be a great superbowl.

    “Butterfingers”
    Id like to see you or anybody else on this site do what Alshon Jeffery does

  105. Have to give it to the Eagles. On the road, hostile environment and they nearly pulled the upset even with the 12th-man rocking the Superdome. Brees under-threw Ginn on the first play of the game should have been a TD. Under-threw Hill for what could have been another score. Missed field-goal, o-line making too many mistakes and allowing too much pressure. Saints have to play better to beat the Rams (exception Thomas/Kamara)–even with the defense bending but not breaking. Would love to see Mahomes-Brees S.B…then the true MVP between those two would be decided.

  106. janvanflac says:
    1) 30 year old vs 25
    2) VERY high variance. 5 career games above 130 rtg, 5 under 50 (!)
    3) He’s going to get PAID….
    4) Wentz is a once in a generation talent. How many Super Bowls did Brees win in his first 2 years? Philip Rivers?
    5) His contract allows him to buy it out for 2million, he’s going to get 10s of millions.
    6) Foles is a hero in Philly and always will be but NO WAY they win it all last year without Wentz getting them to 11-2.

    Foles carried the Team on his back on last year, and this year. They dont win the superbowl with Wentz last year, and they dont make the playoffs with Wentz this year. Foles makes quicker reads and spreads the ball around. Wentz relies too heavily on Ertz, and had a torn ACL, and a fractured back. He is injury prone.

    The Eagles will probably keep wentz, but IMO, thats a big mistake. The Eagles are better with Foles.

  107. Eagles have had a great two-year run. Winning in New Orleans with the Saints coming off a bye is pretty tough to do but the Eagles almost did it.

  108. Well, as Troy Aikman would say, it was a “heckuva” game. This Eagles fan congratulates the Saints. I hope they represent the NFC in the Super Bowl against Andy Reid’s Chiefs.
    Thank you to Mr. Lurie, Coach Pederson, Carson, Nick and all of this year’s coaches and players. Fly Eagles fly!

  109. ebhaynz says:
    January 13, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    Somebody please tell me why the Eagles would ever let Foles leave?
    ))))))))))))))))))
    Because they can’t afford to pay Foles and Wentz both.

  110. Hats off to the eagles they battled all year and showed alot of heart.gl to the teams that remain stay classy ppl.

  111. Cowboys, 4th best record over the last 30 years. America’s Team. I think not. Philly beat the bears? Ask the Bears kicker. 1 and done, sounds right to me since all Philly fans were so sure of themselves. Injuries? All teams have injuries, that’s why all teams have 47 players. 14 in the first half, then shut down. Deal with it Philly. Your receiver dropped the ball as did your defense. Man up and admit you got beat by a better team.

  112. kenmasters34 says:
    January 14, 2019 at 12:25 am

    Foles carried the Team on his back on last year, and this year. They dont win the superbowl with Wentz last year, and they dont make the playoffs with Wentz this year.
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    Wentz went 11-2 last year and had 33 TDs with 7 interceptions and a 101.9 rating. To say the Eagles couldn’t have won with him is moronic. I love Foles and everything he did for us but Wentz is going to be a very good, if not great QB in this league.

  113. You’d think Saints fans would have a little empathy. I mean they got knocked out last year by a play dubbed the Minnesota Miracle which was in reality a routine missed tackle that let an overrated Vikings team play one more game. This year, they got a lucky interception off a routine catch that would have put the opponent in the red zone down by 6 with less than 2 minutes to play.

  114. The roughing the passer call on the Saints just before Jefferys missed the catch and Lattimore intercepted was completely bogus. Philly played a decent game and deserved kudos for hanging in there…but that RTP call was ridiculous. I’ve seen rougher treatment on a schoolyard with no pads on. Good luck next season Philly….hope to see you back in the Dome.

  115. Man there is a whole lot of jealous hate for the Eagles on here. You guys know that normally the fans of the NFL team that wins the championship are the most vocal and outspoken right? The Eagles won last year under ridiculous circumstances, and their long-suffering fan base (myself included) was overjoyed. It’s just amusing to see the amount of jealousy that still exists from fans of other teams that have either been out of the playoffs for over a week or were never even in the postseason to begin with. As far as Eagles fans “not being able to take it”, of course we can. Foles played great and almost took us to our second straight NFCCG. The Saints were the better team, congrats to them for digging out of that early hole and completely shutting down the Birds offense. We could not run the ball to save our lives, and being that one dimensional hurt us big time when trying to throw the ball downfield. Brees and Thomas picked our secondary apart, good luck to you guys against the Rams next weekend.

  116. Guys are already predicting which teams will play in the SB. I prefer to actually let this weekend play out.
    Team preparation is going to be key.

  117. eaglesofsatan says:
    Why do you idiots keep saying “one and done dynasty”? In the last 20 years there has only been one dynasty. Unless you’re the patriots, no one wins consecutive Super Bowls.
    ————————————————-
    Seahawks should have, which is the irony.

  118. As an eagles fan, want to congratulate the saints, they were the better team and deserved to win. Very proud of my eagles for what they were able to do in turning their season around. Let the haters hate, it’s all good, those people are the ones that don’t matter anyhow. Best of luck going forward, Saints…and we’ll be back!

  119. “This year, they got a lucky interception off a routine catch that would have put the opponent in the red zone down by 6 with less than 2 minutes to play.”

    From an Eagles fan whose team needed a double doink on the last play to even be in the game this week???

  120. Congrats on a good run EAGLES ! now get Healthy and lets make another run next year. wishing the Saints well they were the better team yesterday. Fly EAGLES Fly !

  121. As a Saints fan who was there I gotta say, that was a damn good game. Hats off to the Eagles. That team is tough. I was pleasantly surprised at how cool their fans were. The Steelers fans 3 weeks ago were a lot more obnoxious.

  122. Eagles had a 1% chance to make the playoffs and they still made some noise, damn right we had fun you clowns

  123. Why yhe heck was Philly rushing to get that play run before the 2 minute warning? Were they trying to score fast so that NO would have enough time to kick the winning FG or something?

    Doesn’t make any sense.

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