Eagles 15, Falcons 10: Up-down drill, playoff edition | Jeff McLane

Eagles 15, Falcons 10: Up-down drill, playoff edition | Jeff McLane

Eagles 15, Falcons 10: Up-down drill, playoff edition | Jeff McLane

That was exemplified against the Eagles (14-3), who like the Falcons sputtered in the red zone. Matt Ryan is not that player, though, and a rollout like this simply shrinks the field to an impossible degree.

The Eagles became the first No. 1 seed to open as underdogs to a No. 6 seed in National Football League history when oddsmakers instilled them as 2.5-point underdogs to the Atlanta Falcons ahead of Saturday's NFC Divisional Round matchup at Lincoln Financial Field. The quarterback was on the field with the Eagles on Saturday during warmups and on the sideline during the game, supporting his teammates and soaking in the atmosphere of his first (sort of) playoff game. "There's going to be a lot of outside noise in any sport when you're doing something on a big stage. You're aware of it because you're human but we blocked it out".

"I feel like I played poorly", Ajayi said.

However, this Eagles team, who were a underdogs by 3.5 points, came out on top over an upset victory over the Falcons to head to the NFC Championship Game and celebrated their underdog victory perfectly.

"Whether we're the underdogs or favored, I love all of those guys in that locker room", Pederson said.

"It was a tough game for us tonight", Quinn said, "and as we go through, we will go back and assess everything we have done". The Eagles appeared to rush just four men at the snap, but after Coleman and Toilolo telegraphed they weren't going out on routes, their assigned defenders had license to essentially run a delayed blitz. Starting his fourth game since Carson Wentz went down with a knee injury in week 14, Foles completed two third-down passes on the drive.

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"Nick was great and we have all the faith in the world in him", center Jason Kelce said. "We'll be ready for next week". "Jake did an awesome job of kicking that for us". We believe in him and he believes in us and that's our approach. When the Falcons reached the Super Bowl last season, they did so largely because Ryan did an incredible job of spreading the ball around.

"We had chances to make plays and we didn't make them", Ryan said.

"It's called a sprint pass, a sprint out", Quinn said. "We got a big team win. For now, it's just tough".

The Eagles took over and ran out the clock to win 15-10. Matt Bryant hit his only field goal attempt from 33 yards out and Matt Bosher is averaging only 29.3 yards per punt in a brutal wind.

"I'm just having fun", Graham said, laughing. "The Eagles brought me in and I'm going to keep working and show I belong".

The defending NFC champions came into the game as three-point favourites but failed to convert on fourth and goal with just over a minute remaining to hand the Eagles the win. He added 44 yards on three catches including a monumental 32-yard pickup, the longest reception for Philadelphia, on a third down during the Eagles' opening drive of the fourth quarter that led to the game's final points.

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