There are plenty of examples of Jeffery getting reasonably open, but his quarterback did not have good placement or timing on the throw. The Vikings were on the cusp of becoming the first team to play in a Super Bowl at their home stadium, but they fell short by a significant margin in their final test. Kirk Cousins threw a backward pass that was dropped and Nigel Bradham fell on the fumble. The Eagles secured the top seed and home-field advantage based on their record against common opponents. He was never much of a pass catcher at Notre Dame. Foles, on the other hand, is still looking for a definining moment or game that proves he can truly captain the ' ship to their first title. Eagles' defense got after Keenum During the Minneapolis Miracle a week ago, , according to Pro Football Focus.
They had the ability to climb out of a 4-6 deficit because Doug Pederson and the coaching staff held the locker room together and adjusted their schemes. Surely the Eagles would sign up for that on Sunday in a heartbeat. Jeffery scored twice against the Vikings, with both scores coming against players other than Rhodes. The Eagles wouldn't waste the opportunity. It's the Eagles' first Super Bowl appearance since February 2005. Now they must recreate the magic when they head on the road to face the with a spot in 52 on the line.
Last week, he touted the Eagles as home underdogs in their divisional playoff game versus Atlanta. The Eagles can still target Jeffery when Rhodes is playing on him. Grab Philly +3 with no hesitation, Roberts told SportsLine readers. Cousins had a tendency to turn the ball over. Foles was ineffective with both the Eagles and Rams offenses in those games, completing 51.
Eagles 38, Vikings 7 Jeffery got his second touchdown of the game as the rout continues. Giveaways doom Vikings The beginning of the game unfolded perfectly for the Vikings, who fielded the opening kickoff and proceeded to march efficiently downfield. The Eagles won six of their last seven games, including the memorable Double Doink in Chicago, before the magic finally wore off in New Orleans. Vikings 10, Eagles 3 5:15 p. The offense also stalled out, mustering just two field goals before Keenum finally hit Diggs for the game-winning score with no time left on the clock. Julie, meanwhile, scored the game-winning goal for the U.
With the weight of the playoffs already putting pressure on the former backup quarterback, getting bodies to and around him clearly makes a difference. The two teams have met each other 28 times including 4 postseason games , with the Minnesota Vikings winning 14 games and the Philadelphia Eagles winning 14 games. No one could catch him. Holding the ball too long against the Vikings' unpredictable mix of pressure and coverage looks will spell doom for Foles. Look for some of his mobility and that uncanny escapability to return in 2019.
He might have a shot to return against the. The Falcons generated only 281 yards and 10 points on Saturday, their lowest totals in both categories since a 14-9 loss to Minnesota in Week 13. That will do it for the first half. Nobody scored more points on the Vikings this year than the Eagles did on Sunday night. The Eagles ran a toss play to him on 3rd-and-inches and he got tackled for a loss. .
The unlikely road for Keenum began in Week 2, when coach Mike Zimmer told reporters had a knee injury that would sideline him. The Eagles then qualified to make the 2019 with the choking away their season in a loss to the. Keenum is a former teammate of , who lost his job to Keenum in St. Off an ugly loss The Eagles lost an absolute heartbreaker in Nashville last week. Bad awareness by him to run out of bounds instead of fighting for more yards since he had the two-minute warning to stop the clock.
The whole goal of the should be to make Foles beat them. The Vikings will be in better position to do just that, and they will return home for the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. If he can't contain the ' wideout, Philadelphia might have to devote more resources to help the cornerback, which should leave other weapons like and a chance to capitalize on some one-on-one matchups. If you watch the video, it's certainly not as if Rhodes owned Jeffery, or vice versa. They traveled down the field 66 yards on 10 plays and capped it with a 12-yard pass to Wendell Smallwood in the end zone. Vikings 7, Eagles 0 The Vikings started with the ball and moved into Philly territory with a steady dose of Latavius Murray and Jerick McKinnon.