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Published: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:10:26 GMT2018-01-18T02:10:26Z

 



Why the Eagles shouldn't worry about the Minneapolis Miracle

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:10:26 GMT2018-01-18T02:10:26Z

This isn't meant to be a comprehensive list, just something to think about when that Stefon Diggs replay is shown for the 250th time this week.



Eagles tight end Zach Ertz: 'Red zone, third down, I want to be the guy who gets the number called'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:46:00 GMT2018-01-18T01:46:00Z

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz will need to be a key part of a successful passing game against the Minnesota Vikings



Darrell Hazell's right turn leads to a magical ride with Vikings | Bob Brookover

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:15:27 GMT2018-01-18T01:15:27Z

Cinnaminson native Darrell Hazell was on his way to Las Vegas when the Vikings called to see if he wanted to interview for a coaching vacancy. Now, he's one win from going to the Super Bowl in his first NFL season.



After a long absence, the NFL playoff spotlight returns, and Eagles' Brandon Graham savors it

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:07:57 GMT2018-01-18T01:07:57Z

Hosting the NFC championship game used to be a common occurrence for the Eagles, but not lately.



Carryover or hangover? After Minneapolis miracle, Eagles should prepare for Vikings' best | Mike Sielski

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:04:42 GMT2018-01-18T01:04:42Z

Eagles receiver Torrey Smith was part of a stunning playoff win in 2013 while with the Ravens. He says there's no chance of a letdown from the Vikings on Sunday.



Nick Foles' wild ride to the NFC championship game

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:05:21 GMT2018-01-18T00:05:21Z

Two years ago, Nick Foles was very close to quitting football. But he found his heart for the game and now is starting in Sunday's NFC championship game for the Eagles.



South Philly brothers tackle the Eagles' dirty laundry | We the People

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:31:57 GMT2018-01-17T23:31:57Z

Meet the Eagles' stain guards.



Charlie Manuel says Eagles can win, like his Phillies | Marcus Hayes

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:45:41 GMT2018-01-17T22:45:41Z

Even with Carson Wentz sidelined, the former Phillies manager sees a lot of his 2008 World Series champions in these 2017 Eagles.



Eagles-Vikings: 25 things to know, including the local angle to the Minnesota Miracle

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:06:48 GMT2018-01-17T22:06:48Z

Quarterback Case Keenum was 9-15 as a starter before this season. He's 12-3 this year, counting Sunday's win against the Saints. He has never faced the Eagles.



Eagles-Vikings scouting report | Paul Domowitch

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:51:23 GMT2018-01-17T21:51:23Z

A breakdown of Sunday's NFC championship game matchup between the Eagles and Vikings, the key matchups, and, of course, a prediction.



Eagles coach Doug Pederson faces challenge of fooling another defense | Bob Ford

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:23:17 GMT2018-01-17T21:23:17Z

What worked against Atlanta will need some tweaks against Minnesota in the NFC championship game.



Live video: Eagles coach Doug Pederson's press conference

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:38:46 GMT2018-01-17T15:38:46Z

The Eagles coach takes questions from reporters in a press conference scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.



Eagles who've played with Case Keenum marvel at his journey to NFC title game

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:34:48 GMT2018-01-17T13:34:48Z

Like Eagles' Nick Foles, the Vikings' QBs has bounced around and persevered through setbacks.



NFL ratings woes continue, Jon Gruden was right about Case Keenum

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:26:26 GMT2018-01-17T13:26:26Z

It was a great weekend of football for the NFL playoffs, but it wasn't enough to stop the steady decline of NFL ratings the league has been struggling to deal with the past two seasons.



What makes Doug Pederson's play-calling 'unorthodox'? | Early Birds

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:38:48 GMT2018-01-17T11:38:48Z

More on Doug Pederson as a play-caller, Jim Schwartz on the Vikings' game-winner, and more.



Eagles film review: Nick Foles' tale of two halves could lead to a Super Bowl

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:02:20 GMT2018-01-17T11:02:20Z

Nick Foles struggled in the first half against the Falcons, but Doug Pederson stuck to his gameplan and the quarterback rebounded. A repeat performance could propel the Eagles into the Super Bowl.



The Eagles defense is scorching. The Vikings have the NFL's No. 1 defense. Expect a slugfest Sunday

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:00:33 GMT2018-01-17T11:00:33Z

Las Vegas has set the Eagles-Vikings over-under at 38 points. If you want offensive fireworks, look elsewhere on Sunday. This game has a better chance of becoming a defensive slugfest. The better defense might be headed to the Super Bowl.



Eagles-Vikings: Critical question is who has the edge on third down | David Murphy

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:59:18 GMT2018-01-17T10:59:18Z

The Vikings and Eagles have been dominant on both sides of the ball on the game's most important down.



Eagles safeties Corey Graham and Rodney McLeod didn't enjoy seeing Saints rookie whiff

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:36:48 GMT2018-01-17T00:36:48Z

Missed tackle on final play led to Eagles matchup with the Vikings, instead of the Saints.



Why the Vikings' home-field advantage in Minnesota could help Eagles in Super Bowl | Bob Brookover

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:58:03 GMT2018-01-16T22:58:03Z

A Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium could provide a crowd-noise advantage for the Eagles, too, because spoiled New England fans are likely to opt out of traveling to the frozen tundra of Minneapolis.



Eagles coach Doug Pederson pushed the right buttons last week, now must do it again

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:42:55 GMT2018-01-16T20:42:55Z

The Eagles coach has gone from hot-seat lists in the preseason to coach-of-the-year lists in the postseason.



Chat replay: Eagles Q&A with Zach Berman

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:40:05 GMT2018-01-16T20:40:05Z

As the Eagles prepare for Sunday's NFC championship game showdown against the Minnesota Vikings, beat writer Zach Berman took your questions on Tuesday in his weekly chat.



How to buy Eagles-Vikings NFC Championship tickets

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:54:03 GMT2018-01-16T15:54:03Z

A limited number of tickets for the NFC Championship between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings went on sale Tuesday, and appeared to quickly sell out.



Nick Foles got in rhythm, but Eagles, like Vikings, are more than their QB

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:07:07 GMT2018-01-16T15:07:07Z

In the NFC title game, fans will see similar offenses, and two quarterbacks those offenses were not built around, initially.



Forecast: Snow, then warm welcome for Vikings

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:27:15 GMT2018-01-16T12:27:15Z

A winter weather advisory is up for part of the region, but a warm-up is coming, and the Minnesota Vikings might feel like they're playing in a dome on Sunday.



Eagles begin preparing for the Vikings' top-ranked defense in NFC championship game | Early Birds

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:41:27 GMT2018-01-16T11:41:27Z

The Vikings have the NFL's best defense and present a "daunting task." Also, more on Fletcher Cox and Jay Ajayi.



Ex-NFL GM Michael Lombardi apologizes to Eagles coach Doug Pederson... sort of

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:57:16 GMT2018-01-16T01:57:16Z

One of Doug Pederson's loudest critics has conceded he was wrong to criticize the coach. But his admission was far short of an outright apology.



Miracle still on Vikings' minds as they start preparing for Eagles

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:32:17 GMT2018-01-16T00:32:17Z

The Vikes began looking ahead to the NFC title game, but the amazing catch that saved their season lingered.



Eagles underdog masks quickly sell out on Amazon

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:47:14 GMT2018-01-15T22:47:14Z

You might see a lot of German Shepherds in the stands at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday watching the Eagles take on the Vikings in the NFC Championship game.



Vikings, Eagles will meet for NFC championship, as luck would have it | Bob Ford

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:41:23 GMT2018-01-15T22:41:23Z

There's nothing wrong with having the football gods smile on your team in the postseason.



If Eagles can bottle their energy again, all bets are off against Vikings | David Murphy

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:16:57 GMT2018-01-15T20:16:57Z

There is an identity to this Eagles team. With an NFC championship matchup against the Vikings looming, there is credible reason to think that such a thing can matter this year.



In light of Eagles' success, it's fun to consider all the ways the season could have gone south | Mike Sielski

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:59:09 GMT2018-01-15T19:59:09Z

Now that the Eagles have to win just one game to reach the Super Bowl, it's funny to think back to all the ways the season could have gone off the rails.



Live video: Eagles coach Doug Pederson's press conference at noon

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:32:44 GMT2018-01-15T16:32:44Z

The Eagles coach will meet the media at noon today to discuss this past Saturday's win over the Falcons and Sunday's matchup with the Vikings in the NFC championship game.



CBS angers a lot of football fans, Eagles open up to USA Network

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:38:49 GMT2018-01-15T15:38:49Z

It was a bad Sunday for Steelers fans, but it was a terrible day for CBS and the network's CBS All Access streaming service.



Eagles-Vikings odds: Point spread makes Philadelphia an underdog, again

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:33:39 GMT2018-01-15T15:33:39Z

Minnesota is the ninth road team to be favored in a conference championship since 1990.



Nick Foles gave Eagles what they needed in playoff win

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:54:29 GMT2018-01-15T13:54:29Z

The Eagles didn't need the quarterback to be great - just good enough



Vikings win on final, crazy play to set up date with Eagles

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:47:55 GMT2018-01-15T13:47:55Z

Case Keenum completed a miraculous pass to Stefon Diggs as Minnesota earned a spot in the NFC championship game against the Eagles.



Are you ready for Nick Foles vs. Case Keenum in the NFC championship game? | Early Birds

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:05:19 GMT2018-01-15T13:05:19Z

Thoughts on playing the Vikings, the quarterback connections, and the playing time distribution vs. the Falcons.



Nigel Bradham backed a stirring defensive effort that kept the Eagles alive

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:53:32 GMT2018-01-15T02:53:32Z

Best defensive effort of the season? Certainly the most meaningful of a solid year, with the toughest test ahead.



For Falcons' Matt Ryan, bad play call leads to another devastating NFL playoff loss | Mike Sielski

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:26:43 GMT2018-01-15T02:26:43Z

The Exton native and Penn Charter alum came close to leading the Falcons to a dramatic comeback against the Eagles. A bad play call did him in.



'Poison' punt was nearly deadly for Eagles, but Bryan Braman bounced back

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:24:07 GMT2018-01-15T02:24:07Z

A wind-blown punt led to the only Atlanta Falcons touchdown Saturday.



As expected, Eagles defense had to provide the big postseason win | Bob Ford

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:23:11 GMT2018-01-15T02:23:11Z

With a backup at quarterback and fewer points from the offense, the Eagles will have to win with their defense.



Alshon Jeffery and Nick Foles have perfect chemistry in playoff win over Falcons

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:22:43 GMT2018-01-15T02:22:43Z

Nick Foles and Alshon Jeffery The pair connected on four big passes Saturday that helped propel the Eagles to the NFC championship game.



Eagles DT Fletcher Cox thrives with extra playing time vs. Falcons

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:22:17 GMT2018-01-15T02:22:17Z

The Pro Bowl player said he was ready for a heavier workload and it showed during the 15-10 win.



Eagles-Falcons: What we learned

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:21:51 GMT2018-01-15T02:21:51Z

Ten day-after takeaways from the Eagles' remarkable 15-10 divisional-playoff win over Atlanta.



Five reasons the Eagles beat the Falcons | Paul Domowitch

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:20:29 GMT2018-01-15T02:20:29Z

The defense's shutting down Matt Ryan, an effective offensive game plan, and third-down success on both sides of the ball were among the factors.



Eagles will face Vikings in NFC championship

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:18:07 GMT2018-01-15T02:18:07Z

The Eagles will host the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship game



Thoughts on the Eagles defense, Nick Foles, and Doug Pederson | Early Birds

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:17:24 GMT2018-01-15T02:17:24Z

The defense carried the Eagles, Nick Foles did enough, and Doug Pederson pushed the right buttons.



Jaguars stun Steelers 45-42 to earn trip to AFC title game

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:27:23 GMT2018-01-14T23:27:23Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars heard the chatter, read the tweets and Instagram posts. And they got a little confused.



Eagles honor mourning family of firefighter

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:40:06 GMT2018-01-14T21:40:06Z

Lt. Matt LeTourneau's brother and sister were presented an Eagles jersey bearing the number 45, the engine company LeTourneau was assigned to when he responded to call last Saturday of a rowhouse fire in North Philadelphia that took his life and a resident's.