An Eagles victory would send them to the Super Bowl in Minnesota in two weeks where they would face the victor of the AFC Championship Game on Sunday pitting the defending Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots against Jacksonville. Just like the Vikings' thrilling win last week over the Saints, one play would decide whether Minnesota would advance in the postseason.
A win would mean the Vikings are going to the Super Bowl for the first time in 41 years. The game will pit two of the top defenses in the National Football League against quarterbacks who were not expected to be thrust into action but have managed to keep their teams' hopes alive. Minnesota has lost its past five conference title games, which is the most such losses without a win in the past 40 years, according to ESPN Stats & Information. On the touchdown drive early in the second quarter, Philadelphia faced third-and-3 from the Falcons 24.
That means playing with a clean slate and leaving nothing on the field in the City of Brotherly Love.
The Eagles take on the Vikings on Sunday night in the NFC Championship Game, with the victor earning a trip to Super Bowl LII to face either the Patriots or Jaguars.
In turn, two of the league's top defenses will look to pressure the opposing quarterback.
"I always make jokes: I feel like my brother gets a little bit of the advantage as far as who the family roots for, because he's the first born", Eric said. In addition, on passes that travel 20 yards or more through the air, Foles' completion percentage is just 13.3, and his passer rating is 13.8.
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State Department has called on Turkey to focus on the fight against Islamic State militants and not take military action in Afrin. Turkey has long protested the US support for the PYD - the Syrian offshoot of the terrorist PKK - and its military wing the YPG.
It seems fitting, then, that all the blood, sweat and tears shed this season, the fates of two tortured franchises fall heavily on the shoulders of two afterthought quarterbacks and friends, Foles and Keenum. His passer rating when the pocket is kept clean, however, is 107.8.
Murray and McKinnon combined for 107 scrimmage yards last week against the Saints.
Both "Train" and "Jet" scored touchdowns in last week's win while accumulating 50 and 34 yards along the ground, respectively.
Philadelphia allowed 79 rushing yards on 10 carries by Tevin Coleman last week, but limited Devonta Freeman to seven yards on 10 carries. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor is making big plays on a consistent basis and Alshon Jeffery is revitalised - his matchup with All-Pro cornerback Xavier Rhodes is certainly one to watch. After all, the Eagles averaged 132.2 yards per game on the ground during the regular season, but that number fell sharply in the weeks since Carson Wentz went down. The Vikings No. 1 defence is very well balanced, and the Eagles No. 4 "D" is outstanding at home, with the help of the loud Philly fanatics. With starter Allen Hurns also missing significant time, the Jags offense has often been forced to rely heavily on unproven youngsters like Leonard Fournette and Keelan Cole, who led the team in rushing and receiving, respectively.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this week that Turkey would start operations against the enclave of Afrin within days. The Syrian foreign ministry however strongly denied this, denouncing the operation as a "brutal Turkish aggression".
They said the family was deeply religious, homeschooling the children and requiring them to memorize long passages from the Bible. Hestrin said the children suffered "severe caloric malnourishment", were denied basic hygiene and medical care and were beaten.
Reuters reports that on Friday, Turkey began cross-border shelling the Kurdish-majority Afrin canton in northern Syria. On the Turkish side of border, explosions were heard after the jets crossed into Afrin, the Anadolu Agency reported .
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Kerber now looms as a serious title threat, having seemingly overcome the form struggles that plagued her a year ago . She will next face Japan's Naomi Osaka, who defeated 16th seed Elena Vesnina 7-6 (4) 6-2.
United Kingdom had three attempts to win or tie the game, as Florida knocked the ball out of bounds on UK's first two possessions. Kentucky had the biggest advantage of the half, as the Wildcats used a 7-0 run to take a 28-20 lead with 5:05 left in the half.
Djokovic, who is playing after a six-month injury lay off, defeated Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. I'll deal with it. "I have to be more humble this time with my expectations because I haven't played in six months".
He pointed to statements made by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY made as the shutdown hour approached Friday night. White House officials insisted there was no urgency to fix DACA, which expires March 5. "It's the hashtag Schumer Shutdown".
More than 40 more women are also set to speak, so it's possible that the hearing might continue on next week. "The only reason Ms. A noticeably nervous Wieber, accompanied by Raisman, told a MI court that Nassar first molested her when she was 14 years old.
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If the Jaguars can stop the Patriots run game, they may force the Patriots to play with two backs in the backfield. No quarterback has been more deadly in the fourth quarter than Tom Brady has been in clutch situations.
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However, the USA does not consider the canton of Afrin as vital to their operations against the extremist group anymore. The later statement was refuted by Rojahat Roj, press secretary of the Kurdish Self-Defense Forces YPG in Afrin.
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It is still Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots are 21-4 in the postseason and haven't lost there since 2013 (the 2012 season). The New England Patriots and their fans are holding their collective breath in the wake of Tom Brady's right thumb injury.
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Anaheim is 6-3-1 in their last 10 games, which isn't to say that they are a particularly hot team but have been playing well. His 15 goals rank third behind Anze Kopitar and Tyler Toffoli while his points are second to Kopitar's team-leading 46.
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