Final Thoughts

Posted: January 13th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Philadelphia Eagles | 1,573 Comments »

Just over an hour to go.

The Eagles are going light at DT, with only Fletcher Cox, Tim Jernigan and Beau Allen. Obviously Brandon Graham and possibly Vinny Curry will see snaps there in pass rush sets. There is risk. If one of the DTs get hurt, that will put tremendous pressure on the other guys. At the same time, the Eagles want to play their best players. Vaeao wasn’t going to get a lot of snaps unless there was an injury. The Eagles are rolling the dice that they won’t need him.

They are heavy at DB and LB. That indicates an emphasis on STs.

Shelton Gibson is the 5th WR. He did some good things on STs this year and that may have helped him get the edge on Marcus Johnson.

No Sidney Jones. He isn’t 100 percent and even if he was, there’s no reason to play him. Go with the proven players at this time of the year.

*****

Barner had a long KOR against the Falcons in 2016. Would love to see him make some impact in the return game.

*****

https://twitter.com/JClarkNBCS/status/952270776861888513

Good to see that smile. This is a huge day for Doug and the players. Both need to be loose to be at their best.

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  • RC5000

    Go Birds!!

    Gibson being active is interesting>…though for STs I guess.

    • kajomo

      He’s clearly passed Marcus Johnson on the depth chart. I’d love to see them take a shot deep with him. Just terrified he’d drop it

  • Gary Barnes

    Go Eagles!!!!!!!!!!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    GO EAGLES!!!!!!!!

  • pkeagle

    [In the voice of Merrill Reese] “Foles is back, he’s looking, he’s looking, he’s going long to Gibson and…..it’s caught!!
    Shelton Gibson goes 75 yards for the touchdown on the very first play!”
    [Mike Quick] “Oh wow!”

    • Dave

      I’m ok with Gibson spelling Torrey.

      • A_T_G

        How about Gibson, Torrey, and Hollins on the first play, all going deep?

  • Dave

    Winning the coin toss could be I’ll important today

    https://twitter.com/EliotShorrParks/status/952272668526555136

    • Howie Littlefinger

      Well we know he has leg strength so it should be equal with Bryants kicks at the worst

  • CrackSammich

    oh god oh god oh god oh god

  • T_S_O_P

    Getting hyped.

  • T_S_O_P

    Steve Smith is as informative as a traffic cone, which is why that Philly fan probably has it behind him.

  • daveH

    AAAAAAA.AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH TACK!!
    LEtS GO
    Gooid luck
    Play with intention and passion

  • Masked Man

    Tommy reports only 3 DTs active today – Cox, Jernigan and Allen.

    I would be looking for some DEs like maybe Brandon Graham to see some DT snaps too. Beef up that pass rush against Matt Ryan!

    • jshort

      Would also speed up.

    • Howie Littlefinger

      I think this is the plan. That was my first thought too. BG against those guards to spell Cox or Jernigan

  • jshort

    Any of the players been talking it up this week, or has it been relatively quiet?

  • SteveH

    Alright, everyone do their part. Make sure you’re wearing the right underwear, make sure you stand in the right place, make sure to flip the light switch the right number of times, whatever you gotta do don’t wake up tomorrow wishing you could have done more.

    If this is it for this year, it’s been a pleasure to root with you gentlemen.

    GO EAGLES!!!

    • Masked Man

      Let it Rip!

    • T_S_O_P

      Wearing the #11 and starting on the rum. Unbeaten!!!

    • ChoTime

      yeh do your job boys

  • jshort

    They’re playin’ for each other….and us too!

  • Insomniac

    This is where the legend of Shelton Gibson begins.

    • jshort

      Is that the golf movie

  • Corry

    Find a way!

    • jshort

      Deep down you all know we are going to pull this off.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Go get them boys

  • CrackSammich

    im at work until probably about halftime. im going to need to do some catch up drinking, i think

    • kajomo

      You need a new job

    • Checkdown Charlie

      I hope you can start with champagne

  • kajomo

    I have a feeling we will know very early on if this will be a good night or not

    • Daz

      and your feelings now, after a possesion each?

  • Dave

    I’d like to give a shout-out to this guy. I’m thankful how butt hurt he was when Wentz was named the starter in 2016. Let’s go Nick.

    http://phillyinfluencer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CD.jpg

  • scratcherk

    Guys, i’m suddenly nervous. Was confident this morning. Help.

    • A_T_G

      That’s natural. Breathe and drink.

      • scratcherk

        Drink — check. breathing… thats what i was forgetting.

        • Dragon_Eagle

          Try not to do both simultaneously though or you’ll feel like a Tony Romo 4th quarter.

    • Jack Waggoner

      I feel oddly calm.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Here. Have a beer.

  • A_T_G

    Anyone else watching the NBC peacock over and over right now?

    • scratcherk

      thats the acid talking.

      • A_T_G

        It was changing all sorts of colors…

  • scratcherk

    i hope its LLOOUUUUUD

  • scratcherk

    who else saw that dude shotgun a beer on live tv?

  • A_T_G

    “If your an Eagles fan you are excited and nervous, and fearful all at once.”

    You don’t know me, Al Michaels.

    • scratcherk

      is he somehow watching me?

      • A_T_G

        I think that is a feature on those new 4K TVs.

        • scratcherk

          :takes off pants:

          take that Al!

  • ChoTime

    prop bets: longest Foles pass
    : number of recepts for AJ
    : number of times Cox treats the OL like his little brother

    • A_T_G

      57.

      For each of them.

      • jshort

        Good #

  • scratcherk

    falcons look loose, eagles look a little nervous? maybe reading too much into the half second shot.

  • Dragon_Eagle
    • scratcherk

      can he play qb?

      • Dragon_Eagle

        Well he’s got quickness and he’s vocal, but he’s not really good with sharing the ball.

  • scratcherk

    got gumbo on the stove, wont be touched til 730 pm

  • scratcherk

    allright Jay Train

  • A_T_G

    Looks like we start with the wind, from that kickoff.

  • CrackSammich

    the wind just tookkkk it

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Things are going are way.

  • scratcherk

    I FUCKIGN KNEW IT WOULD BE PLAYACTION BOMB

  • A_T_G

    Nice play call.

  • scratcherk

    YES

  • daveH

    Well take that. . Bud oh. M. G

  • Insomniac

    LOL

  • ChoTime

    pederson, you so crazy 😉

  • CrackSammich

    oh come on. already

  • scratcherk

    wtf.

  • daveH

    Jeeeeeeeeeeee zzzzzzzzzUUUUUUUUUSSS. FFFFF INN. ….

  • xeynon

    LOVE the call to go deep on the first play. Looks like the wind is going to be an issue though.

  • wallacemnw

    I just puked

    • daveH

      Gonna be a TON of c setbacks. .just gotta keep looking ahead

  • Insomniac

    …………….

  • xeynon

    Ugh… don’t love Ajayi fumbling.

  • Crus57

    FUCKING AJAYI

  • ChoTime

    ay ay ajayi

  • scratcherk

    well.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Damn Sam

  • kajomo

    So sick of ajayi. He puts the ball on the ground a lot

    • xeynon

      It is a huge problem. He’s our most talented runner, but if you can’t hold onto the ball, that doesn’t matter.

      • daveH

        Not sick of him but wow that sure it’s some massive disappointment

  • T_S_O_P

    Wtf

  • scratcherk

    slap a b please.

  • daveH

    If love to see Cox Tackling RBs alll day

  • bobeph

    we just lost

  • scratcherk

    fuck. contain him

  • Insomniac

    o m g

  • Insomniac

    who the fuck was covering Sanu?

    • scratcherk

      one of us i think

  • bobeph

    pitch and catch all game long

  • kajomo

    DL not off to the dominating start that we hoped.

    • xeynon

      Whole defense is not off to a great start.

      • kajomo

        But our dominant unit is our DL. It starts with them. I’m not banking on our DBs covering anyone

        • xeynon

          Fair enough, but even a mediocre secondary should’ve had better coverage on Sanu on that 3rd down.

  • bobeph

    falcons dominating line of scrimmage

  • DarthBanner

    About as bad as they can start.

  • bobeph

    dL overrated

    • RC5000

      We aren’t here without it.

      • bobeph

        I know, just venting

        • RC5000

          They better loosen up or it’ll be a long day.

  • Allen3000

    Yeah, way too easy for ATL right now. Disgusting.

  • CrackSammich

    im not drunk enough for this.

  • scratcherk

    well, they are cramming it down our throat

  • xeynon

    Man, Brandon Graham got his ass beat on that play. Gotta get off of blocks better than that.

  • Nailed It!

    WOW garbage tackling so far…

  • bobeph

    PA coming

  • bobeph

    giving them 10 yd cushions

  • Checkdown Charlie

    moving at Will

  • wallacemnw

    Need thi stop

  • RC5000

    D looks tight and slow.

  • scratcherk

    i hope its loud

    • Insomniac

      doesn’t sound like it

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Hold em here please

  • DarthBanner

    I thought/hoped they would come out with a chip on their shoulder. Instead it looks like they believe the falcons hype.

  • scratcherk

    good hold. come on wind

  • CrackSammich

    id go for it if i were them

  • kajomo

    Well I said we’d know early on if this would be a good night or not.

    Our ability to respond here on offense will tell us a lot.

    • xeynon

      I was expecting our defense to make the Falcons’ job harder than that. Yeah, we held them to a FG, but if we let them put together drives like that consistently it’s going to be a long day.

  • scratcherk

    fuck, ajayi

  • daveH

    Horrible start. .ain’t gonna be any gimmies … glad to only be down by 3 at least

  • Nailed It!

    Challenge!

  • Allen3000

    Well, I guess that could’ve been worse, but we spotted them 3 and gave up great field position in the process.

  • Techtriumph

    Ball game.

    • xeynon

      Yes, new rule: games are over 3 minutes into the first quarter.

      • daveH

        Downvote

  • ChoTime

    yeah, not the best start, but at least we’re only down 3

  • jshort

    figured we’d give up 9 points.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Time for Ajayi to make up for that error.

    • kajomo

      Do you trust him? This isn’t an isolated thing. He fumbles all the time. I’d rather just ride Clement and Blount, and I’m not a Blount fan at all

      • Dragon_Eagle

        Not entirely, but he’s our best. Gotta feed him the rock.

      • scratcherk

        gotta use him, no other choice.

  • daveH

    Fumbling your 1 st playoff touch evert is pure schit

    • RC5000

      He needs to just go down in that situation where extra yard is meaningless. Atlanta made a good play.

  • scratcherk

    a good throw would have been a td to torrey, too bad.

    • Crus57

      PI is the best we can hope for with Torrey I think

    • SeanofDead

      Assuming he would’ve caught it

    • xeynon

      Possibly, but while that was a duck, even a good throw is very hard to place accurately 40 yards downfield into 15 MPH winds.

    • kajomo

      When we talk about Foles’s limitations his arm strength is a glaring one. The Falcons would be smart to crowd the box

      • ConcussedFB

        Reese said he slipped when throwing. I dont know. Im watching tv.

  • CrackSammich

    im glad we will have the wind on our side in 2nd and 4th quarters

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Oh boy

  • SeanofDead

    Poor block attempt by celek

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Oh Vay

  • scratcherk

    his passes are always high.

  • bobeph

    foles absolutely sucks, and badly

  • RC5000

    stop overthrowing Nick!

  • Insomniac

    oh boy

  • CrackSammich

    high again

  • xeynon

    Foles air mailed that one. Putting too much mustard on short throws is supposed to be Carson’s problem.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Well, we got the zebras going for us.

    • xeynon

      That was a legit call.. if he doesn’t hold Hollins’ arm down Mack would’ve been able to leap for that ball.

  • scratcherk

    thank you refs.

  • scratcherk

    get those fucking throws down.

  • DarthBanner

    Can we win the game without foles completing a pass?

  • daveH

    Collingswood is right. .we loook like ab so loooot schit

  • Allen3000

    Well if he can’t even connect on a simple flat route than we are in deep shit. *Tries to remain calm*

  • scratcherk

    there we go.

  • CrackSammich

    heyyyyyy he held it

  • scratcherk

    JAY TRAIN

  • scratcherk

    get him hot.

  • Insomniac

    we need moreeeeeeeee

  • ChoTime

    gee zus, this is uncomfortable

  • scratcherk

    almost broke it.

  • CrackSammich

    heyyyy hes up to 66% not fumbling

  • Dragon_Eagle

    That’s what I’m talking ’bout!!

  • xeynon

    Nice blocking on that play.

  • bobeph

    do you not think he’s gonna fumble everytime

  • wallacemnw

    Ajayi looks pissed which is good

    • bobeph

      no he sucks

  • SeanofDead

    Burton eating up Poe

  • Checkdown Charlie

    WTF

  • RC5000

    gd

  • CrackSammich

    oh, im gonna get fired today if they keep me swearing like this

  • scratcherk

    goodness..

  • Insomniac

    Burton took on Dontari Poe lol

  • Allen3000

    For the love of God….

  • scratcherk

    crowd already has sedatives.

  • DarthBanner

    Ugly. Plain ugly.

  • xeynon

    Running backs can’t be fucking up like this.

  • T_S_O_P

    Go AJ, you owe us 150 yards

  • scratcherk

    scren?

  • CrackSammich

    ayyyyyy he completed one.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    COMPLETE PASS!!!!

  • CrackSammich

    nice one HPV

  • Insomniac

    YAC Ertz

  • bobeph

    so yall still thinking foles is gonna do it

  • A_T_G

    If Clement fumbles first first carry we can assume it was game planned that way.

  • scratcherk

    sigh.

  • CrackSammich

    Is McKinley any good?

    • scratcherk

      yes decent

    • Allen3000

      Yes, very. But they got a few great pass rushers.

    • CTbirdsguy

      Fran & Cosell said on the podcast that he’s a ball of energy with limited moves. Fast & athletic as I remember from the draft. Would like to see him unable to return (of course not seriously hurt)

  • RC5000

    Throw it away Nick fuck.

    • xeynon

      If he throws it away, it’s 4th down outside of FG range anyway.. gotta make the drop and hope you can make a throw.

  • xeynon

    Looks like the rest of our offense has no intention of helping Foles out.

  • Nailed It!

    FOLES stinks.

  • DarthBanner

    Foles takes us out of field goal range.

  • Insomniac

    Big V got demolished

  • A_T_G

    Nick was sacked by an injured player writhing in pain on the ground.

    • scratcherk

      i laugh cuz otherwise i’d cry.

  • ChoTime

    hm, okay, so… is the game over?

    • kajomo

      Depend if our D decides to step up or not

  • RC5000

    Foles got dumb again. Know the situation dammit.

    • xeynon

      Situation is it’s a 51 yard FG attempt into a stiff wind if it’s incomplete. Taking a sack there does not hurt us much, an incomplete pass does not help us.

    • T_S_O_P

      To be fair, intentional grounding would have been worse, and Files is off target enough, that most of his throw do not have a receiver in the area.

  • SteveH

    Big V costing us big. Jesus Im going to need therapy after this game. I thought if we were going to turn it over early it would be a Foles pick, not our running backs dropping the ball.

  • scratcherk

    two fumbles already, how the fuck do you win sloppy.

    • Insomniac

      Barely or not at all.

    • SteveH

      Awful start. Both probably taking at least a field goal away. Terrible.

  • DarthBanner

    That’s potentially 6 points pissed away already.

  • bobeph

    I hope tommy has already started writing a column for next year

  • SteveH

    This is not the level of intensity I was hoping for from the team. We look flat.

    • CrackSammich

      chick in the SNL commercial didnt

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Not flat. Tentative and jumpy.

    • kajomo

      This is the most annoying part. Expected them to come out on fire. At least on D. Not the case

    • DarthBanner

      No confidence.

    • T_S_O_P

      We looked like this in other victories this season

  • jshort

    Turn over would be nice.

  • CrackSammich

    fuuccckkkk

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Wrap up!!

  • bobeph

    wow, do they suck or what

  • scratcherk

    W T F

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Jeez. They left at least 6 points on the field

  • xeynon

    So early returns:

    Foles looks unsteady, but the rest of the offense has looked even worse except for a few nice run blocks.

    Defense lets the Falcons move down the field and bank points on its first possession, and now is missing tackles.

    This is not encouraging.

  • RC5000

    Jenkins misses tackle not a good sign!

  • Allen3000

    Our DL is getting manhandled.

    • CrackSammich

      no huddle.

  • scratcherk

    time to blitz?

  • Nailed It!

    No pressure!

  • DarthBanner

    I expected the offense to struggle, the defense however has been a big dissapointment so far.

  • RC5000

    We look like the indoor team.

  • xeynon

    If our D doesn’t get it together fast, we’re in trouble.

  • ChoTime

    ryan’s looking pretty good

    • Nailed It!

      He has had an hour to throw

    • xeynon

      It’s not hurting him that we haven’t laid a finger on him yet.

  • Insomniac

    So this is getting uglier by the second.

  • kajomo

    So that’s game. Sorry ass effort by this DL. They needed to carry this team to a win and they are getting their asses kicked

    • CrackSammich

      please stop

      • kajomo

        No

        • CrackSammich

          They’re scheming them out of the game because theyre the only part of the D worth worrying about.

      • kajomo

        Cox gets $100mil. Jernigan and Curry got paid. Graham wants a massive deal. None of them are earning it right now. They deserve all criticism that they get. I can live with Foles losing us this game. Not a piss poor effort by the DL

        • CrackSammich

          I’m really tired of this lazy narrative. when you only have one good part of the defense, its easy to take that part of the defense away. We’re not the same as we were when Hicks was in there.

        • xeynon

          I think we should give it a bit more time before blaming the DL for the loss.

          • daveH

            I’m already worrying about the next loss

        • daveH

          C ox is making money moves. . Need Jernigan to do sumpin difference making

    • daveH

      Demoralizing

    • Allen3000

      Plenty of reason to be concerned and pissed, but this game is far from over.

  • CrackSammich

    thats lucky

  • scratcherk

    UGH if only that was tipped up a little.

  • scratcherk

    GOOD FUCKING STUP

  • scratcherk

    going for it?

  • SeanofDead

    Fuk ya!!!!! Nice stop

  • SeanofDead

    they wont

  • scratcherk

    dammmit was delay

  • RC5000

    Nice D up!

    • daveH

      The richrest guy on the team doing it so far. ..

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Dammit! Would have been better without the penalty.

  • scratcherk

    wanted delay

  • CrackSammich

    took a hit for it, too.

    • scratcherk

      ryan?

  • bobeph

    the eagles only hope is their stupidity

  • Donald Kalinowski

    ROFL. I’m happy either way

  • Insomniac

    You don’t have the right to pop off Jenkins.

  • Nailed It!

    Wow delay of game helps the Hawks fuck

    • ChoTime

      at least the d got off the field!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Alright. D got a stop though.

  • scratcherk

    was nervous about that fair catch

    • Donald Kalinowski

      #Metoo

  • jshort

    They aint so tough!

  • RC5000

    We finally got into the game on D at least & confused Ryan.

  • scratcherk

    LETS GOOOOOO

  • Donald Kalinowski

    I have no confidence in Foles driving the team down from the 12 yard line

  • A_T_G

    TD drive, right here.

    • scratcherk

      we’re close to getting a drive together.

      • kajomo

        Our run game looks decent when we don’t fumble. We could use a nice long drive here

    • kajomo

      Just need Nick to keep throwing those PI inducing ducks. Let’s go Nick

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Let’s go. Both of 1st 2 drives were basically stopped by fumbles. Ajayi turning it over and Blount putting us back 7 yards.

    Let’s move!!!!!

    • kajomo

      I’m cautiously optimistic about the offense. You’re right, they have moved the ball.

    • xeynon

      I know. Foles hasn’t been good at all, and we’ve still been in FG range twice only to have the running backs screw it up.

      We are not getting the clean game we wanted.

  • scratcherk

    someones angry.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Yeah, we can run on these guys if we stop fumbling.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    I want to believe

  • CrackSammich

    fly ajayi fly

  • CrackSammich

    there we go

  • Insomniac

    Just keep running the ball

  • xeynon

    Ajayi is at least running with purpose.

  • scratcherk

    go baby go

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Feed him!

  • daveH

    THAT’S A RUN ALRIGHT! !

  • RC5000

    what a 9 yard run!

  • scratcherk

    DOWN THEIR FUCKIGN THROAT

  • CrackSammich

    he needs to protect that fucking ball

    • kajomo

      1000 upvotes

  • A_T_G

    Great runs, but all I can do is stare at the ball waiting for it to fly out.

    • xeynon

      We wanted a run heavy game plan, we’re getting it. And it’s working.

      The fumbles have to stop.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Well its on you to make sure it stays in his hands.

      • A_T_G

        Tall order, but I’m on it.

        • Dragon_Eagle

          I have full confident in you.

      • Crus57

        but do we stare at the ball or his hands though?

    • Insomniac

      Yup. Seems like they’re reaching for the ball on all of his runs.

  • scratcherk

    AGAIIIINNNNN

  • scratcherk

    MOOOOOOORE

  • scratcherk

    DOWN THEIR FUCKING THROAT

  • RC5000

    nice vision!

  • Eagles4life

    Ajayi running angry! I like it!

  • xeynon

    Big V makin’ pancakes.

  • scratcherk

    RUN BABY RUN

  • Allen3000

    On a positive note, our OL is blocking well and opening lanes for our RBs. They just have to protect the ball.

    • xeynon

      The run blocking has been really good and Doug seems to have designed some really good blocking schemes to counter this Falcons’ D. Have to hope it holds up.

    • RC5000

      Yep. Ajayi’s had a couple great runs when little was there too.

  • Insomniac

    Ok bring in Clement now. Jay needs a breather.

    • scratcherk

      thats what the quarter is for. more jay train.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Good. Its not a shootout. Offense is finding a rhythm. We can do this.

  • CrackSammich

    great time for a commercial. give ajayi a breather, and get it going again.

  • TXEaglesFan

    Well Doug’s gameplan on O looks good.

    • CrackSammich

      fumble fumble shark them>?

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Heavy run and pass interference. Brilliant!!

      • scratcherk

        i’ll take the PI gameplan anyday.

    • kajomo

      Can’t really blame doug for the fumbles. He’a Been very creative in the run game

  • anon

    paying wrs lots of money to block all game.

    • Howie Littlefinger

      If we win it was worth it but yeah I have seen enough CRACK was right:

      bring on Studfeld

  • ChoTime

    Ajayi’s the centerpiece of the offense now? okay.

    • xeynon

      Falcons’ D is worse against the run than the pass.

      QB is one of the weakest spots on our offense.

      It’s cold and windy, and we were going into the wind in the 1st quarter.

      Makes sense to me.

  • Dave

    I noticed the J train took off that white elbow pad. When he fumbled the ball slipped right across it.

    • meteorologist

      Great observation!

  • ACViking

    After all those great Ajayi plays . . . Birds only at their 48.

    C’mon Birds !!!

    • RC5000

      That’s good when you’re at 12 against wind though.

  • kajomo

    Time for one of those PI passes. Ideal play action situation

  • ACViking

    Question . . . who won the coin toss?
    I assume Falcons, since they kicked off.

    • Eagles4life

      Yes

      • ACViking

        Thx

    • TXEaglesFan

      Falcons

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Play action.

  • scratcherk

    50 yards on groud for jay already

  • CrackSammich

    Falcons had the wind on their side and only scored 3 pts. lets do this.

  • scratcherk

    BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA

    • xeynon

      My hope is that the more tentative Blount we’ve seen over the last several weeks was just a veteran saving gas for the playoffs. We need him to be his normal punishing self in the playoffs.

  • bobeph

    dont pass anymore, keep running

  • RC5000

    yards after contact wow!

  • Insomniac

    yes yes run angry.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Bullshit, Al Michaels. The biggest difference is that Doug is not an egotistical dick.

  • CrackSammich

    2 completions woooo

    • Allen3000

      His 5 yard *passes are an adventure. Make that 3!

  • ACViking

    If Atlanta’s not gonna stop the run . . .
    Run the Damn Ball

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Here’s where I’m so glad AR is not our coach.

      • xeynon

        One of Doug’s best characteristics is his lack of ego.

        He clearly doesn’t care how the ball gets down the field, he just wants to get down it.

  • CrackSammich

    3! we’re unstoppable

  • scratcherk

    ok good, two passes. RUN THE BALL

  • Eagles4life

    Run game unleaded!

  • Insomniac

    YAC YAC YAC YAC

  • xeynon

    OK, Nick has at least settled down enough to not zing the short throws into the sideline.

    • kajomo

      I think that’s all we need from him. Don’t need him to win the game. Just keeep is on schedule

      • xeynon

        Yep, as well as the running game is going, all we need him to do is keep the defense honest.

  • SeanofDead

    Dougie P calling a good game thus far

  • scratcherk

    atl with a TO. LOL

  • bobeph

    If they keeep passing foles is gonna mess up

  • Dragon_Eagle

    That, even though it was one yard, was an awesome run.

    • bobeph

      if its not a fumble, then its an awesome run

      • daveH

        And the boxing around evading tackles is a huge bonus

    • meteorologist

      Exactly. Devonta Freeman-like

  • scratcherk

    attaboy foles.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Is Nick heating up?

  • T_S_O_P

    Rum working it’s magic.

  • SeanofDead

    Nick is just too mobile…Falcons are in trouble

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Great f’n play call!!!

  • A_T_G

    Ags!

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • CrackSammich

    took that out of the andy reid book

    • RC5000

      That mighta been Chris Ault’s book…

  • RC5000

    Yes ags!

  • scratcherk

    FUCK FUCK FUCK YES

  • Allen3000

    Oh hell yeah! Beautiful call and run!

  • Insomniac

    Agssssssss

  • daveH

    THAT was a sick play

  • xeynon

    GREAT play design.

  • scratcherk

    PUNCH IT IN

  • SeanofDead

    Doug has been saving that all year

  • ChoTime

    dude, doug is kind of a master

    • xeynon

      Regardless of the outcome of today’s game, I am very confident the combo of Doug + Carson can win us a SB.

      He is clearly a very good coach. Has a lot of the same strengths as Reid in terms of game planning, play design, and managing the locker room, without the undue attachment to the passing or the terrible clock management problems.

  • scratcherk

    waste all your tos.

  • kajomo

    WHat a fucking call. We ran that play in HS

  • A_T_G

    Atl saved us a delay call.

  • meteorologist

    Dougie P brought his A game today

  • bobeph

    run it 3xs in a row

  • xeynon

    Dan Quinn with some Reidesque time management here.

  • Iskar36

    What a play call and play design by Pederson!

  • ACViking

    Tubby Raymond is smiling

  • T_S_O_P

    Nellie Nellie Nellie

  • Nailed It!

    Dougie came to coach today

    • bobeph

      no he didnt

  • T_S_O_P

    Nelly

  • Insomniac

    2nd timeout? wtf

  • Allen3000

    We have them on the ropes with no points to show for it.

    • Donald Kalinowski

      We’re at the 3 yard line.

  • scratcherk

    need to punch it in.

  • bobeph

    a td here or fail

  • T_S_O_P

    Let’s score then bloody their nose

  • bobeph

    JP looks like the bumble snowman on rudolf

  • T_S_O_P

    Foles rushing TD. That’d be nuts!

    • daveH

      Was hoping for that. . HATE that pass call .. keep hamering the rock

  • bobeph

    and here comes the stupid g

  • scratcherk

    dont get cute, punch it in

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Run ball. Don’t get cute.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Do we go on 4th if we don’t get it?

    • scratcherk

      yes.

      • scratcherk

        should we? i dunno

    • Donald Kalinowski

      kick it IMO

  • A_T_G

    We go on 4th, don’t we?

  • ACViking

    RUN … THE … BALL

  • bobeph

    wasted 1st down

  • CrackSammich

    PLANNED

  • scratcherk

    TDDDDD

  • RC5000

    I’ll Take it!

  • daveH

    AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH
    , AAAAAAA.AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

  • Checkdown Charlie

    What a play

  • A_T_G

    Rushing TD Foles, just like everyone predicted.

  • Nailed It!

    better to be lucky than good

  • bobeph

    what were yall saying about dougies playcalling, cause itsucks, he was down

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • Insomniac

    holy shit

  • ChoTime

    dominant play by foles

    • xeynon

      Smart and heads-up, at least.

      • ChoTime

        instinctive. that’s wats been missing

    • daveH

      Leadership play.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    No TD

  • CrackSammich

    nope

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Fuck.

  • A_T_G

    No TD.

  • xeynon

    He was short of the line when contact was made.

    Go for it on 4th down?

  • scratcherk

    dammit.

  • anon

    2013 foles is here

  • scratcherk

    sneak? with carson, definitely

  • DarthBanner

    Go foe it

  • T_S_O_P

    Called it!!!!

  • Daz

    1/2 yard short

  • RC5000

    Gotta go for it obviously .

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Gotta go for it.

  • SeanofDead

    Well… you know we are going for it

  • CrackSammich

    go go go go go go

  • bobeph

    stupid goal line playcalling

  • scratcherk

    doug already calling the play

  • xeynon

    I like the decision to go for it here.

  • shah8

    wow, come back late from a flu shot and a haircut, and it’s all exciting FOLES action. Where’s Geagle?

  • T_S_O_P

    3 fumbles so far!

  • bobeph

    not gonna make it

  • kajomo

    That was Clements first run right? Each RB fumbles on their first run.

    • xeynon

      I know, I was going to make a joke about Clement fumbling his first touch to complete the trifecta but didn’t because I didn’t want to jinx him. Wasn’t necessary.

      • kajomo

        He caught a pass, but that was his first run.

        Maybe ATG was right and it’s by design

      • RC5000

        He and Ags bumped into each other threw timing off.

  • Donald Kalinowski

    I’m such a pussy

  • scratcherk

    nervous.

  • CrackSammich

    WOOOOOOO

  • bobeph

    yes

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES>

  • wallacemnw

    Heart attack saved

  • scratcherk

    FUCK FICFHDHFkjhdjkshsfkjhfeawkjhertwjklhrawaweghkjlregh

  • RC5000

    Was gonna say outside run was there! Sware!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    FUCK YEAH!!!!

  • CrackSammich

    It took 4 fucking seasons to finally use Burton as a full back.

  • Insomniac

    Resign that Burton guy Howie

  • T_S_O_P

    I’m clearly not live. Watching glory

  • daveH

    Trey Burton sick sick sick destroyer block

  • ChoTime

    yeah, suck it falcons!!!!!!!

  • Iskar36

    Lets go!

  • A_T_G

    You do you, Doug.

  • CrackSammich

    lolololololol

  • jshort

    They aint leaving nothing on the field

  • scratcherk

    SHIT.

  • Nailed It!

    wtf

  • RC5000

    damn it!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Jake!

  • Donald Kalinowski

    COME ON ELLIOT

  • Insomniac

    WTF JAKE

  • SeanofDead

    come the fuck on

  • xeynon

    I like Jake Elliott, but he’s really got to clean up these 30-40 yard FG attempts. Way too many misses for what should be gimme range.

  • wallacemnw

    3 fumbles and a missed PAT Jesus

  • John Luck Pickerd

    Damn fine touchdown but cmonnnn Jake!!

  • kajomo

    This is why I did a double take when tommy called Jake a stud FG kicker

    • Crus57

      He’s a stud because he can hit from 61, but he’s not perfect by any means and is still a rookie. This is his first playoff game afterall.

      • xeynon

        I think it’s a bit worse than “not perfect” – he misses borderline chip shots WAY too often. If he doesn’t improve, eventually he’s going to lose a big game for us by shanking a 34 yarder.

      • kajomo

        I think he should be our guy moving forward. He’s just not a stud.

        • xeynon

          He has the potential to be. Struggling on mid-range attempts should be a mechanical issue that in theory is fixable.

  • Donald Kalinowski

    FOR FUCKS SAKE. THESE EXTRA POINTS SHOULD BE AUTOMATIC.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Was that the drive that started from our own 12 yard line?

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Checked it. Nope, started on the 14. 86-yard drive.

  • anon

    we’re going to lose by 1

    • shah8

      Hey! Pessimism is such a nice spice on pigskin, isn’t it?

  • T_S_O_P

    Jake the make from anywhere but the. 30s

  • ChoTime

    guess this just isn’t going to be one of those you know well exectuted games

  • John Luck Pickerd

    Caleb Sturgis activated for next week if we get there?

  • SeanofDead

    Great series from O and D…lets keep momentum going!!!

  • kajomo

    We can really gas their defense if we keep running the ball like this. If we can keep it close we can do some damage in the 2nd half

  • bobeph

    over and under for how many fumble ths the eagles have at end of the game

  • RC5000

    Was snap & hold good? I wasn’t watching it.

  • Iskar36

    Pederson deserves a ton of credit. McVay has gotten all the recent headlines, but Ill take what Doug has accomplished this year.

    • daveH

      Doug Love indeed.

    • bobeph

      why, that goal line playcalling absolutely sucked

      • Iskar36

        Execution on the inside handoff was the issue. If ags was out of the way, looked like Clement could have walked in.

        • bobeph

          just show them the run and smash it down their throat

  • DarthBanner

    7 points left on the field so far.

    • RC5000

      And we played crappy early and have lead.

  • scratcherk

    LETS GO DL

  • A_T_G

    So in an alternate universe, we didn’t fumble and didn’t go for 2, and now are up 6-3.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    D looks fired up now.

    • SeanofDead

      and well rested

  • scratcherk

    THERES THE SWAGGER

  • scratcherk

    TACKLE ASS HOLE

  • xeynon

    This shoddy tackling is pissing me off.

  • RC5000

    Darby ugh! He’s looked shaky today.

  • DarthBanner

    Imagine how good this defense would be if it could tackle

  • scratcherk

    OPI?

  • scratcherk

    pressure just got there…

  • bobeph

    I wished julio was a db for us

  • SeanofDead

    OPI????

  • Dragon_Eagle

    That’s better tackling Darby!!!

  • Insomniac

    no OPI? what

    • xeynon

      I thought it was OPI on first look too but on the replay it was clear that Jones made a clean breakup.

  • RC5000

    Darby!

  • scratcherk

    THERES A FUCKIGN TACKLE

  • xeynon

    So Ryan throws a terrible looking duck on a deep pass into that end of the stadium as well.

    Wind appears to be more of an issue than arm strength.

    • kajomo

      His arm got hit. IT wasn’t the wind so much

      • xeynon

        Didn’t see that, thanks.

        • meteorologist

          He couldnt fully step into it for sure

      • shah8

        Thanks, too.

  • Ryan Rambo

    Nice job Darby.

  • Nailed It!

    DARBY

  • SeanofDead

    DARBYYYY

  • Insomniac

    hmm not enough for me, pick 6 to truly make it up Darby

  • scratcherk

    NICE JOB D

  • Dragon_Eagle

    PUNT!!!!!!!

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Nice stop

  • Dragon_Eagle

    NOOOOO!!!!!!

  • kajomo

    That’s the way we expected the defense to play

  • RC5000

    Idiots!

  • xeynon

    FUCK.

  • scratcherk

    wtf.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Fuck dem

  • wallacemnw

    Puked again

  • scratcherk

    that had to touch a falcon first

  • Ryan Rambo

    InFUCKINGcredible

  • T_S_O_P

    Snot ’em

  • bobeph

    the eagles really suck today

  • Crus57

    Unbelievable. Braman?!

  • xeynon

    Rasul, goddamit.

    • daveH

      Hit 3 Eagles. . What the fffffffoook.

  • Insomniac

    how many more fuck ups are we missing?

    blocked punt?
    blocked FG?
    butt fumble?

  • DarthBanner

    This is what pissing away a golden opportunity looks like.

  • shah8

    Well, a defensive stop.

    And Matt Ryan shows why I’m not interested in rooting for the Falcons, post Vick.

  • ChoTime

    #4 you got to be kidin me

  • scratcherk

    nope thats a fumble

  • bobeph

    this crap is why you lose

  • scratcherk

    lucky assholes

  • T_S_O_P

    Seriously unlucky

  • Daz

    i don’t reckon it hit douglas’ foot?

  • wallacemnw

    4 fumbles in 1 half

  • shah8

    Damn, I spoke too soon about a defensive stop. Not to mention how late my stream is!

  • kajomo

    That’s hit 3 eagles

  • RC5000

    Gotta hold them to FG obviously or get TO.

  • A_T_G

    So three Eagles touched it?

  • Dragon_Eagle

    That was just bad luck. Need to overcome it and make some of our own.

    Hold ’em to 3 and its a win.

  • Eagles4life

    Deflate the ball to avoid these F’ups!

  • Duracell

    Fuck Barner. You can not let those bounce.

    • Ark87

      gotta go in and get those when the thing is dropping on your blockers, might even get interference call on your fair catch

  • Crus57

    Barner was signalling to get clear and nobody did

    • RC5000

      They can’t see just a signal.

  • ChoTime

    so are these f-ups caused by all the time off?

  • bobeph

    you dont win football games when you lose the turnover battle

  • scratcherk

    thats just bad luck

  • Allen3000

    I know that’s tough, but wasn’t Barner and teammates yelling kil, kill, or get away??? So mind numbingly dumb. At least 50% of this team did not come ready to play. Just pathetic.

  • meteorologist

    Unacceptable work Dave Fipp

  • scratcherk

    i cant blame that on anyone, jsut bad luck

  • xeynon

    That’s gonna be a hit to the head.

  • daveH

    Flag on what ???

  • scratcherk

    wtf get out

  • bobeph

    easy td coming up after that pi

  • scratcherk

    he was diving!

  • scratcherk

    SHOULDER TO FUCKING SHOULDER

  • T_S_O_P

    0 ⁴ turnover and 6 – 3 up

  • daveH

    That call makes the entire sport worthless

  • Duracell

    Bullshit call.

  • Allen3000

    WTF??!!

  • bobeph

    collingsworth is a complete idiot if he thinks thats a penaly

  • DarthBanner

    Awful call. No contact to the head

  • Dragon_Eagle

    BS. No helmet to helmet

  • SeanofDead

    unreal

  • RC5000

    Nice Malcolm!

  • scratcherk

    is that helmet to helmet too asshole/

  • ChoTime

    weeeeeeeeeehhhhhat?

  • T_S_O_P

    BULLSHIT

  • shah8

    That was too easy a pass for Ryan, with that penalty in the end zone…

    • shah8

      Saved a TD with the hit, though.

  • daveH

    That call embarrass the sport

  • scratcherk

    better be OPI

  • T_S_O_P

    FUCKING BULLAHIT BULLSHIT BULLSHIT

  • scratcherk

    FUCK U REFS

  • xeynon

    Legit call.

  • daveH

    These refs are toools

  • scratcherk

    wtf u talking about

  • RC5000

    Dumb Mills!

  • xeynon

    Ryan held that ball way too long. What was he doing?

  • SeanofDead

    wow…idiot Ryan

  • Allen3000

    Wow, can’t believe he didn’t throw that right away.

  • daveH

    COX another badass tackle. . aLL DAY FLETCH !!

  • shah8

    Horrible play by Ryan! Lucky for us.

  • scratcherk

    LOUUUDER

  • RC5000

    dammit

  • scratcherk

    unbelievable

  • bobeph

    we just lost

  • DarthBanner

    Pissing a very winnable game away. Mistake aftwr mistake.

  • RC5000

    Jenkins bad play, left him! Didn’t need to.

    • TXEaglesFan

      Yeah no need to come off his man so early

  • bobeph

    all on fumbles

  • ChoTime

    pretty damn nice play by ryan

  • Allen3000

    Lol, 5at was a terrible no call on the hold

  • xeynon

    Veteran QB play.

  • Duracell

    We’ve significantly outplayed them. Still think we should take this.

  • T_S_O_P

    What a joke

  • Allen3000

    Thanks Elliot you jackass!

  • ChoTime

    the falcons are winning, but ‘m not sure they’re better

    • Ark87

      They’re definitely luckier!

      • meteorologist

        For sure!

      • bobeph

        how so, we’ve fumbled 4 times

    • Insomniac

      less sloppy.

    • shah8

      Heh. They’re not. Wentz, and I’m not losing any sleep.

    • xeynon

      I agree, turnovers are the difference, full stop.

      Unfortunately, turnovers are more than enough to lose us the game.

      • ChoTime

        you just can’t turn it over 4 times and exect to win

  • Dragon_Eagle

    We still got this. Reminds me of the 1st Cowboys game. Sloppy at first, but the signs are there. Put it together, and we start rolling.

  • daveH

    It’s not like they didn’t have to work their assses off for that and got ref help .. falcons aren’t taking this game away yet

  • bobeph

    bet we fumble again on this next drive

  • shah8

    *sigh*

  • Ark87

    Wish Jenkins didn’t green dog that, Matt was in Cox’s arms

  • lewis don

    I MEAN PLEASE!!!!!!!@#&$&&##–+*+”###$$

  • bobeph

    fumbles, dropped ints, a qb who sucks, Im trying to be positive

    • RC5000

      No you aren’t though lol.

    • daveH

      Still close. ..

  • T_S_O_P

    Files ’13, we need you!!!

  • Insomniac

    cut that shit outside and you probably were gone Barner.

    • xeynon

      Nah, he’s not fast enough.

  • xeynon

    No Blount running plays to the outside, please.

  • scratcherk

    jay train

  • T_S_O_P

    Why fucking start with blint

  • xeynon

    I’ll take the first down, but Foles is going to have to do something more than just complete these little flare passes at some point.

  • daveH

    Clement wins best undrafted player of the year

  • RC5000

    Clement does little things man.

  • ChoTime

    sam bradford kicking a and taking names

  • Nailed It!

    WHERE IS AJAYI????

  • Insomniac

    Bring back Ajayi ffs

  • scratcherk

    oh man if only he kept going outside.

  • xeynon

    Falcons getting very aggressive run blitzing their safeties. Time to go play action and take a shot deep.

    • shah8

      *imagination of throw*

      We don’t have Riley Cooper, Xeynon.

      • shah8

        oh, god, what a bad deep throw.

        • shah8

          Yeah, like it has always been. If Foles has to throw to the outside with sauce and low arc, he’s not accurate at all.

          • xeynon

            Joe Webb definitely would’ve hit that throw.

            *eyeroll*

          • shah8

            What can I say? Joe Webb makes that throw.

          • xeynon

            Joe Webb sucks. Stop.

      • xeynon

        Lousy hands aside, Torrey Smith is a better deep threat than Riley Cooper ever was. So is Mack Hollins.

        • shah8

          Riley Cooper was a good centerfielder. That was how he profited from Foles’ rainbows. Torrey Smith is something else altogether.

          • xeynon

            Not arguing this nonsense with you.

  • T_S_O_P

    Ride AJ you twats

    • daveH

      Exactly! !! WTF Did We STOP ??

  • bobeph

    gosh foles sucks

  • scratcherk

    had him.

  • xeynon

    Dammit. Gotta hit that throw.

  • Nailed It!

    HAve to hit that fuckkkk

  • Allen3000

    Omg. Wiiiiiiiiiiiide open.

  • DarthBanner

    Hey, Nick. Pro qbs hit wide open receivers.

  • Insomniac

    NOOOOOOO

  • RC5000

    Burton hesitated.

    • daveH

      And line drive passneede a hint of duck

    • xeynon

      Whether it was a bad throw or a bad route, it was a play we needed to have.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Huge missed play that.

  • Ryan Rambo

    We can beat this guys if we stop with the self-inflicted damage.

    • Insomniac

      If they can somehow clean it up in half time then yea.

  • bobeph

    only hope is for the D to score

  • DarthBanner

    Should be 13-3 eagles right now if they cut out the sloppy mistakes. Thought Doug would have them ready to play.

    • A_T_G

      Those errors aren’t on Doug.

      • DarthBanner

        Head coach always bares some responsibility for a sloppy performance.

        • daveH

          Doth needs to take his jacket off and get pissssed

    • T_S_O_P

      No Wentz, no Hicks, no Peters. Whatever happens, we comeback stronger!!!

  • RobNE

    Wow they look terrible can’t believe we are only down 4.

    • Duracell

      You kidding? We should be up
      10.

      • RobNE

        Why arent we then? Bc we look terrible. Are you taking all the bad plays out?

        • DarthBanner

          Sloppy, stupid fumbles and a missed PAT.

        • Duracell

          I’ll take the team that can consistently move the ball instead of the team that can only benefit off the other teams’ mistakes.

  • scratcherk

    falcons have been so fucking lucky this game.

  • daveH

    Who is NOT going to see 15:17 to Paris. ..

  • John Luck Pickerd

    Foles don’t be Nick FoldingChair plz

  • Eagles4life

    2013 called and want Nick back!

    • daveH

      2013 used is sky pager

  • Dave

    I’m ready for Sudfield. Nick has 2 completions to WRs. All he can do effectively is throw to RBs coming out as safety valves. He is completely ineffective with 59 yards passing.

    • Nailed It!

      Gotta do something nick stinks.

    • shah8

      NO.

    • bobeph

      nate would suck too, but maybe change would be good

    • xeynon

      No. Stop. Foles has been very “meh”, but he doesn’t make the top 5 of reasons we’re currently losing the game.

      • DarthBanner

        Foles has been better than expected. Without the stupid, sloppy mistakes Eagles would be up 13-3.

      • Dave

        We must be watching a different game.

        • xeynon

          Did Foles fumble three times? Or muff a punt? Is he the one who keeps losing containment assignments on the Falcons’ running plays? Is he the one blowing coverages on critical downs? Has he committed any killer, drive-extending penalties? No, no, no, no, no.

          If you think Foles is the biggest problem you don’t know anything about this sport.

          • Dave

            You are very smart.

          • xeynon

            Perhaps I’m merely of average intelligence and only seem smart to you.

          • Dave

            Lol, another great pass by Nick. But he’s not the problem.

          • xeynon

            He just completed a sideline throw that got us 3 points, so yeah, that at least was a great pass. Glad you’re coming around. There may be hope for you yet.

    • Donald Kalinowski

      And this idiot has a $7.6 million cap hit with $5.5 million in dead cap. So fucking useless..

    • kajomo

      I don’t like Foels but he doesn’t deserve to be benched

      • Dave

        Not gonna be able to run the ball now that Atlanta knows they are playing bad Nick. They’ll stack the box the rest of the game.

        • kajomo

          And you think that will change with Sudfeld?

          • Dave

            I think Sudfield has a better chance to actually throw the ball to receiver.

          • shah8

            In a playoff game, the defense isn’t playing. It’s usually max creativity, too! Sudfield would be crucified.

          • xeynon

            I actually agree with shah on something… has anybody checked the temperature in Hell?

          • xeynon

            This is exactly right. Foles has been mediocre if we’re being charitable, but to think throwing Sudfeld in, with no preparation and only 23 NFL passes under his belt, would result in an improvement… that is idiotic.

          • Dave

            Did you watch the last pass? He is playing terrible.

          • xeynon

            The point is Sudfeld would not be better.

  • CTbirdsguy

    is it me or does curry bite every single time, all year…

    • RC5000

      He was big earlier in the year.

      • CTbirdsguy

        he’s been great against the run, yet always seems to lose contain

  • Allen3000

    CONTAIN!!!

  • Eagles4life

    This is where falcons 2 TOs early would suck for them

  • scratcherk

    4 fumbles and only down 4…

  • jmh

    I would never buy a single product endorsed by Peyton Manning. Guy is so fucking annoying !

    • RC5000

      The writers for his endorsements are terrible too.

    • scratcherk

      ever since his whole thing with sticking his balls in that assistant’s face, ive never trusted him

  • scratcherk

    FINALLY

  • T_S_O_P

    They get the ball after the half. Zero here is imperative

  • Insomniac

    first sack!

  • daveH

    COX beasting … all day Fletch

  • Allen3000

    I love you Cox (pause) but cut that shit out and save it for when we win or at least have a lead.

  • Nailed It!

    Wentz would have this team at 17 already

    • Insomniac

      so true

    • RC5000

      I don’t really need to be reminded tbh.

    • A_T_G

      He’d have that on the first drive.

    • xeynon

      Maybe, maybe not.

      But Wentz ain’t walking through that door, so it’s irrelevant.

  • scratcherk

    TO

    • A_T_G

      …to a TD.

  • Eagles4life

    More of Ajayi please

    • T_S_O_P

      single run, break it for a TD

  • TXEaglesFan

    Don’t like the TO there.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    OK. Timeout. I like the aggressiveness, but let’s make sure we get to the half without any more mistakes.Please?

  • scratcherk

    roughing?

  • SeanofDead

    really fucking stupid

    • RC5000

      what the call?

  • scratcherk

    dont fuck us refs

  • Checkdown Charlie

    He got it

  • Duracell

    That was tipped.

  • scratcherk

    how do we call this here with the ball? throw it? i would say a bunch of quick outs.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      If the Falcons go prevent, fire away

  • ChoTime

    wth?

  • RobNE

    Why no challenges within two minutes?

  • CTbirdsguy

    I get that was tough to see in real time, but the refs saw where the ball landed, and braman’s reaction……why in the world would that guy just call the penalty without a review right away

  • RC5000

    Braman earns his pay!

  • T_S_O_P

    Like that players taking responsiblity

  • scratcherk

    oh my goodness….

  • RC5000

    DUMBASSES CALL THE TO!

  • Insomniac

    ??????????

  • scratcherk

    wasted 17 sedonds.

  • DarthBanner

    Fucking Doug.

    • shah8

      take the dang to.

    • A_T_G

      Doug gets credit as smart on that deflected ball right?

      • DarthBanner

        So clock management issues aren’t a coach’s responsibility either?

        • A_T_G

          I didn’t argue with that comment, but if the bounce on the punt is his fault, the bounce on the into must be.

          • DarthBanner

            What are you talking about?

  • RC5000

    So pissed…

  • Allen3000

    How can u be so absent minded in a playoff game???

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Well that was fun.

  • RC5000

    Lucky again!

  • xeynon

    Better to be lucky than good.

  • DarthBanner

    Doug doing his andy impersonation to end the half.

  • T_S_O_P

    W the absolute fuck

  • Eagles4life

    Torrey showed up

  • bobeph

    foles so sucks

  • Insomniac

    i feel like this game will give me a stroke if it continues this way.

  • daveH

    Uhm … sums up the day ..keep attacking

  • bobeph

    they better kneel on it, foles is gonna do something bad here

  • scratcherk

    if only that went for a td…

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Yeah, go routes, try to draw the penalty.

  • RC5000

    Foles can’t throw to end zone from here.

    • bobeph

      he cant throw a 10yd out

  • Eagles4life

    Wow

  • ChoTime

    that’s why that guys’ not a wr

  • scratcherk

    home clock

  • daveH

    Make it. . Cmon …..

  • RC5000

    sweet!

  • scratcherk

    yes

  • Insomniac

    come on Jake

  • Eagles4life

    Nice

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES GUYS

  • scratcherk

    i’llt ake it at half.

  • Insomniac

    now make those damn PATs

  • daveH

    Jake jake Jake jake jake heal us !!!!!

  • Checkdown Charlie

    They don’t make it easy

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Can’t say its a dull game.

  • Allen3000

    I’d love to hear Tommy’s thought right about now.

  • shah8

    Well, there was a bit of luck there…

    • jshort

      whatever it takes!

    • Donald Kalinowski

      Not close to a wash when it comes to luck.

  • ChoTime

    jake the snaaaaaaake

  • Eagles4life

    Hate to say it but Foles isn’t the reason why we are down 1 at the half

  • SteveH

    This is full on coronary material, but what else would you expect from an Eagles game.

  • T_S_O_P

    Love Jake from anywhere but short

    • RC5000

      At lesast it is easier to get better short I would think but so true.

  • truehaynes

    got drunk last night and only just woke up. how has the defense looked overall? are we running it well?

    • kajomo

      That makes you a shit fan. Priorities dude

      • truehaynes

        im aware im not happy with myself

        • truehaynes

          im only 24 and ive already lost my ability to binge dink and recover

    • Insomniac

      Inconsistency is still plaguing us

      • kajomo

        LOL! Understatement of the year!!!

        • Insomniac

          I’m reserving judgement until the 4th quarter.

    • Donald Kalinowski

      HEY THIS GUY PARTIES

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Pretty boring actually – go back to sleep. We’ll update you later.

  • kajomo

    It’s so crazy that I had complete confidence he would make that, but terrified on PATs

  • Donald Kalinowski

    I should be happy that they’re only down by 1 despite 2 turnovers. I’m annoyed that this should be a 13-3 game.

  • ChoTime

    what a mess of a game!

    • SteveH

      This is truly Eagles football man, when the game gets big, the Eagles get sloppy.

    • Insomniac

      a hot mess but still a mess nonetheless.

  • Crus57

    How many turnovers and we’re down 1pt that we dropped on a missed XP? Just got to keep things manageable in the 3rd until we get the wind in the 4th again.

  • Ark87

    Both sides are lucky, defense needs to come back out and play like they did in that 2nd quarter and we are in great shape. Get back to running the ball down their throats

    • P_P_K

      Truth.

  • P_P_K

    Both teams are sloppy. Definitely a winnable game.

  • RC5000

    Players and coaches (well Doug at least) doing dumb things on both sides.

    • xeynon

      Nah, Quinn has done some dumb things too.

  • SteveH

    I can’t stand these runs with Blount, at least with Ajayi if they get penetration he can make something out of it, Blount just goes down like a sack of potatoes. Get back to pounding the ball with Ajayi.

    • P_P_K

      Is Ajayi hurt or something?

    • Allen3000

      Yep and if they need to spell Ajayi, then put in Clement.

    • xeynon

      Blount had a couple nice runs where he trucked people, and he got us a TD with his patience on that 4th down run. But yeah, he’s also had some very weak efforts.

    • CTbirdsguy

      without a head of steam Blount is pretty useless, its been so frustrating all year. So much more confidence in any handoff to Ajayi/Clement

  • xeynon

    So they have a rare clock management foul up, Foles makes his worst throw of the half (saying something), somehow completes it because Keanu Neal has cinderblocks for hands and is dumb and Torrey Smith is in the right place at the right time, then makes his best throw of the half, and we get three points out of it?

    Not how I’d draw it up but I’ll take it.

    • SteveH

      It’s classic Eagles though. Just a clusterfuck through and through.

  • ACViking

    Apparently, Eagles only use Ajayi against the wind.

    Blount’s the “with the wind” guy.

    • Crus57

      Bigger guy get’s more assist from the wind?

  • SteveH

    I can’t even, this game, its only halftime and I’m ready to have a heart attack. The Eagles are going to shave 15 years off my life. No team can take a winnable game and make it nailbitingly close quite like we can.

    • P_P_K

      Dinner is being served now that it’s halftime but I have to skip the meal because my stomach is in knots.

      • SteveH

        I’m having the same kind of stress reaction right now that I would if there was an axe murderer stalking me through my house. I think my heartrate is like 110 BPM right now.

        • P_P_K

          You think we’d be acclimated to being Eagles fans.

          • SteveH

            It’s the new horror ride at 6 Flags: The Eagles Fan Experience. They make you watch playoff lowlights and pump you full of adrenaline.

          • Crus57

            Seriously. I’m pretty sure I couldn’t legibly sign my name right now, my hands are shaking and have been since kickoff.

    • Donald Kalinowski

      I’m so nervous despite telling myself the last 3 weeks that it’s okay if they get bounced in the first game.

    • RC5000

      No Carson is a killer.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      I’ve learned to just stick my heart in the freezer during these games. Saves wear & tear.

  • SteveH

    ONLY 3 FUMBLES SO FAR GUYS WE’RE DOING GOOD.

    HOLY SHIT WAIT, 4 FUMBLES, WHAT AM I EVEN TALKING ABOUT.

    I’M GOING TO PERSONALLY GLUE A FOOTBALL TO EVERY EAGLES PLAYERS HANDS AFTER THIS GAME.

    • P_P_K

      You’re cruel.

    • T_S_O_P

      I thought it was 4

  • Ark87

    Alshon with the uncanny ability to get out of bounds with milliseconds on the clock on the absolute extreme edge of field goal range

    • Crus57

      Jake should give AJ a bonus

      • truehaynes

        seriously without AJ sturgis is probably our kicker again

    • meteorologist

      With his solid hands, all he needs to focus on is his footwork. Maybe makes it easier

  • Insomniac

    “found their rhythm with Ajayi”

    Ajayi not found in the 2nd quarter

  • Masked Man

    Strange game. But we’re in it. The ball’s been bouncing our way!

    • P_P_K

      Is that a deliberate play on words?!

      • Masked Man

        Yeahh…

        • P_P_K

          My compliments.

          • Masked Man

            Thank you. Thinking of Nick Foles covering the fumble and that flukey Torrey Smith rebound catch!

  • Eagles4life

    This is why I am not a big fan of 3 RBs by committee. It’s good to have 3 capable RBs but ride the hot hand in a game!

  • kajomo

    Ok so upon reflection the Falcons offense has been unimpressive. They needed a ST turnover again to score more than 3 pts. If we can keep running the ball the way we have been I like our odds of putting scoring drives together better than theirs.

    • xeynon

      Agreed. We have been sloppy as hell, and while we haven’t gotten Raiders-level “bad Foles”, he hasn’t been very good either. And we’re still only down one point.

      If I’m a Falcons fan, I’m nervous as hell about this.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Please send Matt Patricia to the Giants. Please. Belichick assistants have the perfect track record for that job.

  • Donald Kalinowski

    The winner of the MIN-NOR is going to the Super Bowl

    • Masked Man

      Not now, Don….

    • xeynon

      I am inclined to agree, but I thought that before this game even kicked off.

  • A_T_G

    I’m going to take responsibility for the first half errors. Clearly, my choice of Winter Ale led to our ails. Halftime adjustment: switched to Holiday Haze IPA, much crisper and sharper.

    (Note: this literally makes as much sense as blaming the fumbles on Doug, with the exception of the one at the goaline.)

    • T_S_O_P

      Only time I did Ale, we lost. More rum please.

  • SteveH

    4 FUMBLES HOW ARE WE ONLY LOSING BY 1. GAHHHHHHHHH.

  • SteveH

    I thought I was going to die when Foles missed Burton near the 2 minute warning there. That was exactly the kind of throw everyone meant when they said “Foles is going to have to make some throws to win the game”.

    THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT WE ARE TALKING ABOUT NICK.

    • Crus57

      simple, run the play again except this time into the wind, let the wind drop the ball into Burton’s hands.

    • Ark87

      That one hurt, but I’m used to seeing those from our QB play this year, The other guy had about 30 other ways to win the game though.

    • xeynon

      Agreed. But that is a throw that Carson has missed plenty of times this year as well.

      I’m not as pissed about that one as I am the one into coverage that Neal should’ve intercepted that somehow became a completion.

      • Dragon_Eagle

        I blame Torrey Smith for not taking that to the house.

  • T_S_O_P

    Just to note: coaches other than DP, would be 10 – 6 down at this point. COTY

    • RC5000

      Except maybe somehow we score TD with TO called . Unlikely with Nick but maybe someone makes a play.

  • RC5000

    Ryan & Foles numbers are close

    Atlanta Passing
    C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT SACKS RTG
    Matt Ryan 12/17 116 6.8 1 0 1-3 108.9

    C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT SACKS RTG
    Nick Foles 11/15 101 6.7 0 0 1-8 91.3

    • Donald Kalinowski

      Nick’s two biggest mistakes are the missed pass to Burton and taking a sack putting them out of FG range.

      • T_S_O_P

        How does he get out of that sack????

        • RC5000

          You have to get rid of the ball.

          • T_S_O_P

            No! You have to get rid of the ball in the direction of a receiver.

          • RC5000

            You gotta do it if you’re an NFL QB. But that’s the problem when your arm is weak.

          • T_S_O_P

            Sometimes, there’s no time, even if you’re Brady Montana.

  • Masked Man

    Bryan Braman is a Special Teams Beast, isn’t he..?

    I’m glad that guy made it back to the Eagles!

  • A_T_G

    Remind me never to start an advertising firm in Atlanta. Hotlanta and Matty Ice are two of the dumbest nicknames in the history of spoken word.

    • ChoTime

      dirty birds is good tho

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Excellent coverage. Short kick. Still got ’em at the 20.

    • daveH

      We had runner boxed in. . Wanted a better strip attempts

  • bobeph

    ryan make plays out of nothing tonight, foles sucks

    • RC5000

      He’s got almost same numbers as Nick and should be better. He was a top 10 pick.

      • daveH

        Exactly. .If I’m a Falcons fan I’m hating matty f ice .. he’s the worst ‘Elite’ QB in the league ..he makes 20 Mill, has Julio Jones and he’s barely scraping it past nick foles .. for the sake of the sport the Eagles need to win this one

  • RobNE

    Had us winning by double digits so we are going to love the second half.

    • bobeph

      ifthe D scores 3 xs you’re right

    • Donald Kalinowski

      you
      i like you

  • Dragon_Eagle

    There’s the wag!!!

  • scratcherk

    NCIE D

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Wow. Matt Ryan had a first down if he ran for it

  • daveH

    FINALLY a finger wag

  • Insomniac

    pick that off Mills come on

    • Donald Kalinowski

      dude I’m just happy for the 3 and out

      • daveH

        And the finger wag

    • xeynon

      He got a couple of fingers on one hand on it, leaping at full extension. You have very high expectations.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Good stop

  • kajomo

    I’m not sure I get the Matt Ryan slurping. They have struggled to sustain offense.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Agreed. He made a couple plays but nothing Wentz-worthy.

    • xeynon

      They have, but whatever offense they have generated has resulted from Ryan’s improvisation.

  • xeynon

    Smart play by Jalen to just bat that out of bounds.

  • scratcherk

    good fp

  • kajomo

    Mills gets more crap than he deserves and has played well tonight. Even his penalty was extremely tricky tack

    • A_T_G

      He is a polarizing player.

      • scratcherk

        i was looking for the pun but not seeing it…

        • A_T_G

          No, straight comment for once.
          Some love the 7th value.
          Some hate he isn’t shutdown.
          Some see a solid starter.

          • daveH

            Love him for sll those reasons .. 7th rounder covering Julio Jones 1 on 1 in a playoff game. .. that’s a dream come true

      • kajomo

        Now I know how people that actually liked Jordan matthews feel.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      I was just thinking, he’s really grown on me.

    • Daz

      Happy with the 3 and out but initially thought Mills had a fair chance at the INT there…

    • bobeph

      they’ll double move him this quarter

  • P_P_K

    Listening to the WIP audio and everyone is wanting more Ajayi.

    • scratcherk

      i think they;ll get their wish this drive

    • Dragon_Eagle

      Michele Tafoya reported that Doug said they will feed Ajayi in 2nd half. Let’s see.

  • ChoTime

    I’m just kind of waiting for disaster, though. too many butterfingers going on

  • scratcherk

    ajayi in

  • xeynon

    Michelle Tafoya says they’re going to run Ajayi a lot in the second half. Let’s hope.

  • Nailed It!

    Not Good

  • scratcherk

    keep with it

  • Donald Kalinowski

    THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GIVE AWAY THE GAME PLAN TO MICHELLE TEFOYA

    • xeynon

      The Falcons’ coaches aren’t morons. They know Ajayi is going to get the ball.

  • xeynon

    Note to everyone who says they should run every play to the right side because it always works: that play was to the right side.

  • scratcherk

    wheres the flag there?

  • scratcherk

    cant believe he held on

  • Insomniac

    facemask? wtf

  • shah8

    Stacked boxes the rest of the way.

  • Daz

    no facemask?

  • scratcherk

    go for it?

  • bobeph

    wasted set of downs, oppotunites wasted

  • scratcherk

    come on D

  • bobeph

    the d have to get a turnover

    • Eagles4life

      Or a 3 and out!!

      • T_S_O_P

        Might be more demoralising

  • RC5000

    Sorta bad call running on 3rd but maybe it will set something up and keep Falcons guessing later.

    • bobeph

      you have to capitalize on opportunites, how long will the d hold

    • DarthBanner

      Hopefully. I mean, its not like its the second half of a playoff game that the iggles are loaing.

  • T_S_O_P

    Turnover please

  • jshort

    We’re due for a turnover.

  • daveH

    Beiggng for turnover

    • RC5000

      yes please.

      • daveH

        Wings ?

  • scratcherk

    Sack, safety, INT, PLEASE

  • Ark87

    sucks not being able to throw it more than 10, makes it easier for the defense. Part of that is January outdoor football…most of it is Foles

    • xeynon

      Its Foles’ fault the defense keeps giving up 20 yard runs? That is a HUGE stretch.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    I know I’m asking way too much, but a strip-sack fumble returned for a TD would be really sweet right now. But we’ll just get a methodical drive instead.

  • RC5000

    Tighten it up defense .

  • Nailed It!

    THESE outside runs are brutal

  • xeynon

    Every time we get them pinned deep our defense gives up a big run. So frustrating.

  • daveH

    That Apple add is sofa king ignorant. .. whats a computer you rude little jerk

    • Donald Kalinowski

      It was good commercial up until the last line

      • daveH

        Hey Siri what’s a computer

    • Checkdown Charlie

      Said the same to the wife

  • bobeph

    another missed int

  • scratcherk

    ALMOST>

  • RC5000

    There it wasn’t.

  • Daz

    see, now that’s how you tackle! nigel bradham needs to teach the rest of the D

  • A_T_G

    So close.

  • scratcherk

    LOUD

  • bobeph

    told ya, missee int led to a first

  • scratcherk

    UGH

  • Donald Kalinowski

    THIS IS WHY YOU DON’T DROP INTERCEPTIONS

  • bobeph

    falcons driving

  • xeynon

    Eagles’ DL has had the worst performance of any position group by far, relative to expectations.

  • scratcherk

    STOP PLEASE

  • bobeph

    nother missed tackle

  • scratcherk

    False start plz

  • shah8

    By the halfway point of the fourth, the falcons are going to be driving E DL back every run play.

    • RC5000

      They ‘ll be against the wind in 4th.

  • scratcherk

    wasnt he in pocket

    • xeynon

      Don’t think so.

  • scratcherk

    hold

  • xeynon

    Killer penalty Jernigan.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Other dumb ass play

  • wallacemnw

    I just cant stand this. Ugh

    • RC5000

      yet here we are.

  • DarthBanner

    Full of stupidity all day. Sloppy stupid is killing the eagles.

    • scratcherk

      thats the bye rust i think

      • kajomo

        I don’t think so at all. They have been a sloppy football team since their first bye. Cowboys, Bears, Seahawks, Rams, Giants, Raiders. All sloppy games

  • bobeph

    complete failure for this team, how can you be like this at home for the playoffs

  • kajomo

    When is the last time Jernigan made a big play

    • scratcherk

      anything else?

      • scratcherk

        oops thought that was him pushig pocket

    • RC5000

      before his extension ?

    • xeynon

      As a former DT myself I sympathize with him – that’s a position at which you can be doing your job perfectly fine and not get any chances to make plays.

      But at the very least, you can not commit dumb penalties.

      • kajomo

        I get that, but he hasn’t been as impactful as early in the season while his dumb penalty count has climbed

        • xeynon

          Agreed, if he’s still doing his job eating blocks and redirecting runners okay, but big plays would be nice. Penalties can’t happen though.

    • meteorologist

      TFL 1st quarter…

    • bobeph

      not since he got paid

  • xeynon

    There’s a play!

  • Checkdown Charlie

    That was big

  • Koy: The Legend of Neckbeard

    I’m blackougt

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • wallacemnw

    Bradham is playing great thank heavens

  • A_T_G

    Okay, we got the punt.

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Awesome. Now no penalties on the punt or fumbles. PLEASE

  • Insomniac

    Big Baller Bradham

    • daveH

      I’m rocking his jersey !!

  • shah8

    Big sack!

  • bobeph

    well after we punt atlanta gonna have great field positoin

  • Eagles4life

    Take it to the house Ajayi

  • Ark87

    Saw Matt Ryan doing that weird jaw popping motion, see a lot of guys who whip their heads do that, accompanied with a concussion

    They better take a look

    • DarthBanner

      He should probably go to the tent for the rest of the game….

      • Eagles4life

        Along with Julio

        • scratcherk

          how big of a tent can we get…

          • Eagles4life

            Use Eagles one too

    • A_T_G

      Can you text the independent neural guy?

      • Ark87

        What’s the phone number for an imaginary person?

  • ChoTime

    we need the D to mess things up. things are coing a little too easy for the falcons now. besides the sack i mean.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Need a big play

  • daveH

    If I’m a Falcons fan I’m hating matty f ice .. he’s the worst ‘Elite’ QB in the league ..he makes 20 Mill, has Julio Jones and he’s barely scraping it past nick foles .. for the sake of the sport the Eagles need to win this one

    • ChoTime

      he’s actually playing a pretty good defense

    • xeynon

      Eli is the worst QB in the league who has regularly been called “elite”. But Ryan doesn’t belong in that category either IMO.

      • daveH

        Ha!! We were debating how much worse is Foles than eli .. and $for $ ..Eli’s 2 rings always wins though

  • T_S_O_P

    Long drive please

  • Allen3000

    Arguably the most important drive of the game. We don’t necessarily need points, but we need to generate some first downs and get better field position.

  • bobeph

    how dumb is collingsworth

  • RC5000

    Nice AJ!

  • Nailed It!

    ALSHON

  • scratcherk

    great job by foles there with the RPO

  • anon

    nick foles must be terrible – barely throwing the ball

    • RC5000

      Yeah baby!
      Atlanta Passing
      C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT SACKS RTG
      Matt Ryan 15/24 135 5.6 1 0 2-5 91.5
      TEAM 15/24 130 5.6 1 0 2-5 91.5
      Philadelphia Passing
      C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT SACKS RTG
      Nick Foles 14/18 134 7.4 0 0 1-8 97.7
      TEAM 14/18 126 7.4 0 0 1-8 97.7

    • xeynon

      One thing’s for sure, we’d definitely be better off with either Sudfeld or Joe Webb in there.

      • shah8

        Nah, Joe Webb would have taken one to the house.

        • xeynon

          LOL. I can’t believe you (1) took this seriously and (2) actually think we’d be better off with Joe Webb.

          • shah8

            Foles is pretty bad, man. He’s done great this last drive, but went to a set of plays quite too often to be safe.

  • scratcherk

    jay train

  • RC5000

    The AJ slant!

  • Insomniac

    Foles feeling it?

  • shah8

    Foles is begging for an INT.

    • scratcherk

      how so.

  • bobeph

    no OL now

  • anon

    straight ck playbook right now

  • Eagles4life

    The are daring Foles to beat them

    • Dragon_Eagle

      And he’s answering the call!

    • A_T_G

      I know some accountants like that.

  • scratcherk

    fuck yea

  • bobeph

    did ertz get cut before the game

    • RC5000

      jinx!

    • daveH

      He was breaking open that last rpo ..

  • RC5000

    Nick i love you!

  • ChoTime

    let nick do the basketball thing!

  • TXEaglesFan

    SEE nick step up!

  • Nailed It!

    Where has this guy been?

  • bobeph

    bettter hurry up, he bobblee it

  • scratcherk

    snap it.

  • scratcherk

    bobble?

    • scratcherk

      nm

  • Nailed It!

    BIG DICK

  • ChoTime

    are the falcons stacking the box?

    • A_T_G

      I think yes.

      • meteorologist

        I saw a lot of 8+ men in the box but with bunch formations hard to make sense of it

    • Donald Kalinowski

      I’m honestly not that smart at football to give you an answer

  • RC5000

    Has wind died down?

  • scratcherk

    pound it in

  • Eagles4life

    Torrey came to play today

  • Nailed It!

    STAY ON YOUR FEET

  • bobeph

    ertz?

  • ChoTime

    this is the foles i was waiing for!!!

    • RobNE

      You played for him once!

  • kajomo

    This is by far the most confident we’ve seen Nick since the giants game

    • anon

      2013 playbook

      • daveH

        Smart coaching

    • xeynon

      He’s executing the offense and making good decisions.

      Doesn’t have the dynamism of Wentz obviously, but he’s always been capable of this level of performance.

  • scratcherk

    run here?

  • RC5000

    Good play Nick throwing it away!

  • Insomniac

    That was close

  • scratcherk

    no sack no sack no sack

  • bobeph

    another fail

    • RC5000

      Yet up 2 with wind in 4th if it’s still a factor…we knew we probably have to win ugly. We were dogs. We’ll see what happens.

  • scratcherk

    sigh.

  • RC5000

    Ajayi dammit

  • A_T_G

    Ugg.

  • xeynon

    Ajayi, UGH.

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Elltio is probably better at 37 than 27

    • xeynon

      30-40 yards is the range I worry about him the most.

      • scratcherk

        i was going to say that before he kicked but restrained myself

  • scratcherk

    come on jake.

  • Insomniac

    damn it

    • scratcherk

      you scared me taht you were ahead of me on your feed.

  • scratcherk

    JAKE THE MAKE

  • Eagles4life

    Good drive

  • scratcherk

    took a lot of time there

  • Dragon_Eagle

    That missed XP is huge right now.

    • jshort

      always is

      • daveH

        The walks will kill you

    • RC5000

      It’s been huge since it happened.

    • scratcherk

      as we predicted

  • A_T_G

    Homefield, the win, and the lead.

    We are in the driver seat.
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    (and ripe for a crushing wreck into the wall.)

    • DarthBanner

      In other words, tremendous opportunity for the eagles to pull an eagle.

      • A_T_G

        Yup.

    • A_T_G

      Oops, wind. Hopefully win was prophetic.

  • ChoTime

    nooooooooice kick, jake 🙂

  • Dave

    I stand corrected. Up tempo is doing wonders for Foles this half. Glad he is finding Alshon.

    • Donald Kalinowski

      DOUG IS TAKING MY ADVICE

    • ChoTime

      i like it when he can play point guard and not qb

  • ChoTime

    why could we crush them on the ground on one drive, and then can’t do anything since then?

    • xeynon

      They are overplaying the run?

    • RC5000

      They might have stacked the box.

    • A_T_G

      They sold out on the run, and Foles punished them for it.

  • Ark87

    I’m sure if you don’t have a team in this game it is boring as hell, but I’m digging this old-school cold weather football where every point is precious. Fun game so far.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    What happened?

  • scratcherk

    i lifcuk.

  • DarthBanner

    Elliot really sucking today.

  • scratcherk

    that sucks.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Join the dumbass parade

  • meteorologist

    Fipp! What an awful year for our ST coach

  • xeynon

    Ugh, Jake Elliot is working hard to make sure that if we lose this game, he ends up on the list of goats.

    • daveH

      Franchise GOAT for that giants FG

      • A_T_G

        Not
        For
        Long.

      • xeynon

        From GOAT to goat?

        I like Jake and we need to keep him, but c’mon.. Akers is the best K in Eagles history. Dude was money for a decade and hit a ton of clutch kicks for us.

        • Donald Kalinowski

          Akers missed an extra point and a FG in the 2009 NFCCG. That was huge

        • daveH

          Ok yes. . JAkers

  • scratcherk

    wind at our back in fourth

  • scratcherk

    that helps

  • xeynon

    Wow, that play was fugly from the outset.

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Big big big

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Schwartz with the nice call.

  • Daz

    boom!

  • Allen3000

    Of course the one unit you think you can rely on most absolutely sh*ts the bed when needed most.

    • Checkdown Charlie

      Of course

    • meteorologist

      Yeah you’d think; ST has not been reliable this season.

      • xeynon

        They haven’t been good, but until this week they hadn’t made any crushing mistakes. Two possible such mistakes in this game already.

  • bobeph

    gotta love wickles pickles

    • RC5000

      This game has been a pickle so appropo! I have chocolate donuts disappearing.

  • T_S_O_P

    Live feed failure

  • John Luck Pickerd

    THANK YOU JIM SCHWARTZ!!

  • T_S_O_P

    What’s happening

    • A_T_G

      Commercials.

      • daveH

        The VIOS onslaught

    • Daz

      I’m stuck with commercials after Macleod’s sack?

    • Ark87

      end of the 3rd Quarter, you’re good for a bit

    • A_T_G

      3rd and 20.

  • Ark87

    that more than makes up for the penalty

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Who’s got the wind in the 4th quarter?

    • Crus57

      we do

    • Checkdown Charlie

      I think we do

  • wallacemnw

    This biggest play so far

  • scratcherk

    good work D

  • A_T_G

    Another defensive stop.

  • bobeph

    if we could get a td?

  • wallacemnw

    Ok ball and momentum folks

  • scratcherk

    nothing stupid -plz

  • scratcherk

    thanks a lot for that graphic guys

  • DarthBanner

    Ok. Lets run the ball violenty for 6 minutes and some points.

    • DarthBanner

      Or throw ir deep 3 times Andy style

      • daveH

        Downvote .. cold joke

  • A_T_G

    So after we score here, go for 2?

  • scratcherk

    lets not get cute,

  • RC5000

    Falcons have great STs too I guess.

  • T_S_O_P

    Another long drive please

  • xeynon

    Thanks for that graphic reminding me that Boston teams have won more titles in the past 15 years than Philly teams have in the last 70.

    • RobNE

      Since I moved here 17 years ago

  • A_T_G

    TSOP, feed back up?

  • bobeph

    good tackle 62, you idiot

  • wallacemnw

    3 and out would kinda kill that momentum

    • A_T_G

      Luckily…Ajayi.

  • daveH

    Villanova needs to be on that graphic

    • Donald Kalinowski

      Meh

  • xeynon

    JAAAAAAYYYY!!!!

  • wallacemnw

    Finally!

  • scratcherk

    YES YES YES

  • Checkdown Charlie

    AJ

  • RC5000

    Ajayi, kelce~

  • scratcherk

    YES YES YES!

  • Insomniac

    JAY TRAIN

  • scratcherk

    great double block by wiz

  • xeynon

    Wisniewski with two crushing blocks back to back on that catch-and-run. He’s just a bit of an upgrade over Isaance Warmalo.

    • scratcherk

      he made that a big gain instead of a short

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Ertz

  • T_S_O_P

    Wiz was the bomb on the screen

  • scratcherk

    YES, i wanted more tho

  • RC5000

    Love you nick!

  • bobeph

    no fg, td only

  • scratcherk

    run

  • Insomniac

    Ertz just buried Allen

  • scratcherk

    nice ags

  • xeynon

    More creative play design from Doug.

  • A_T_G

    Nice WR block.

    • A_T_G

      Oh, Ertz.

  • scratcherk

    why isnt the clock running

    • scratcherk

      nm

  • scratcherk

    nice love the RPO

  • scratcherk

    take a shot?

  • A_T_G

    Hollies needs to be careful with the taunt there.

  • scratcherk

    need TD>

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Calm down Mack they could have called that taunting

  • T_S_O_P

    Love me some Nellie

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Too cute

    • xeynon

      It’s not gonna work every time.

      • Checkdown Charlie

        Just wanted the first down there

        • xeynon

          It’s okay, we got it. 🙂

          • Checkdown Charlie

            Yep

  • daveH

    I Love how excited AGs gets !!

  • bobeph

    foles should keep it here, it would totally fool them

  • RC5000

    ouch!

  • A_T_G

    This feels good.

  • scratcherk

    YES POUND IT

  • Eagles4life

    Loving us burning the clock

  • Nailed It!

    Kelce

  • xeynon

    Think Ertz got away with a hold there.

  • scratcherk

    i have a hard on.

  • bobeph

    PA, toertz

  • scratcherk

    charge them a TO

  • Eagles4life

    They are gassed

  • ChoTime

    this is almost pornographic

    • A_T_G

      Almost? Um…

      (puts pants back on)

      • Dragon_Eagle

        Give ’em back. those are mine

    • xeynon

      I want the money shot in the form of a TD.

      • Crus57

        right in their face.

        • A_T_G

          That can be the celebration.

        • ChoTime

          i don’t even know anyone on their defense to call for them to get pancaked

  • RC5000

    fake injury!

    • ChoTime

      b____ move , tbh

  • Nailed It!

    Demoralize this D

  • wallacemnw

    Little RPO here

  • anon

    #tempo

  • DarthBanner

    Grind them down.

  • shah8

    Thought it would be the Atlanta O punishing the Eagles D.

    Goes to show just how much of a talent differential there is between the Falcons and the Eagles.

    • shah8

      If an actual QB were playing, this would be a laughter.

      • daveH

        Yeah Matty Ice makes 25 mill

        • shah8

          Yes, yes, he does. He’s a very competent QB without the arm strength to be a truly good one.

          • daveH

            If I’m a Falcons fan I’m hating matty f ice .. he’s the worst ‘Elite’ QB in the league ..he makes 25 Mill, has Julio Jones and he’s barely scraping it past nick foles .. for the sake of the sport the Eagles need to win this one

    • xeynon

      WAY too many people were ignoring this because of the talent disparity at QB.

      The Eagles are a better team top to bottom than the Falcons. Didn’t mean they were going to win, and they might well still lose. But I never bought the idea that the Falcons were just going to roll over us.

      • shah8

        If we were playing the Titans, for example, with the 10-9 score, and say Mariota out to be fair, we’d be in much deeper trouble.

        • xeynon

          Ryan is a better QB than Mariota is.

          • shah8

            Eeeeh, not in a playoff consideration. Arm strength Mariota has will put him over,and I said Titans would be using their backup QB. The thing is, the Titans have total maulers on their OL.

          • xeynon

            LOL. This is so ridiculous I’m not even entertaining it.

            I’m not the biggest Ryan fan but the guy was a legit NFL MVP last year and was one Dan Quinn brain fart from being a SB champion. Mariota still has time to put it all together but come on. He’s got a long way to go to match Ryan’s resume.

          • shah8

            Super Bowl is the same with all those KC playoff losses. Neither Alex Smith nor Matt Ryan can really issue defeats on defense playing correctly. So when the other team tightens up, they shrink and disappear, and their defenders blame injuries or something else. Vick in the Super Bowl, with the lead, would not have lost, for example. Hence the material difference between someone like Ryan and someone like Mariota.

  • scratcherk

    lame injury

  • Allen3000

    A fg may be enough but a TD (followed by a made pat) puts it away imo.

    • scratcherk

      yea i htink u cant go for two if you get a td

      • Donald Kalinowski

        Just go for 1 and make it a 2 possession game.

        • daveH

          Agree. . Dis strong today

  • Nailed It!

    I want AJAYI

  • meteorologist

    Matt Ryan 146 yards

  • A_T_G

    Gotta kick it?

  • Checkdown Charlie

    No

  • scratcherk

    try to draw

  • xeynon

    Kick the FG Doug.

    • ChoTime

      i don’t even know

  • Insomniac

    Do we go for it?

  • Nailed It!

    OH MY GOD DOUG IS CRAZYY

  • meteorologist

    WHY so much Blount this drive?

    • meteorologist

      9 carries 19 yards!?

  • Insomniac

    Oh shit they’re going for it

  • DarthBanner

    Take the 3

  • bobeph

    kick it, youidiot

  • Donald Kalinowski

    Holy crap he is going forr it.

  • Allen3000

    Why????????

    Just take the delay if you know you’re kicking it. Dumb.

    • scratcherk

      must not be kicking it…

    • RC5000

      He wanted to think about it.

    • meteorologist

      Terrible

      • RC5000

        Not necessarily that bad. He thought about it. Big moment in the game.

    • A_T_G

      You remember he missed an extra point two hours ago?

      • Allen3000

        21 vs 26 is so neglible. I’m 35 and can make those kicks routinely with little stretching/warming up. Pats are much longer.

      • Allen3000

        Or maybe he wanted to ice the kicker as practice for later??

    • ChoTime

      it’s far from the worst mistake made by the eagles today

  • A_T_G

    Whew.

    • jshort

      I know

      • A_T_G

        If I was wondering how big my balls are…not big enough for that.

  • bobeph

    wasted TO, what was he thinking

  • Insomniac

    Step up D.

  • meteorologist

    I know he converted a first down or whatever, but to me the usage of Blount has been outrageous. 9 carries 19 yards

    • Crus57

      He’s very much a “if we need 1yd I’ll get you 2, and if we need 3 yards I’ll get you 2” kinda guy at the moment

      • ChoTime

        he was much more effective on the patriots

  • bobeph

    if they’d got a td there, the eagles would be hosting the nfc championshiop

  • jmh

    God forbid we lose this game, but if we do nobody can blame Nick.

  • ChoTime

    such an awesome drive, but no money shot. feeling kinda blue

    • Crus57

      just a little edging to keep things spicy

      • Ryan Rambo

        Lol fuck spicy! Give me level ZERO!!!

      • ChoTime

        lol, i just learned a new word

  • Ark87

    Definitely in the interesting part of the game, They got plenty of time, but if we stop them up quick they will be willing to punt, giving us that opportunity to kill the. Definitely done feel like watching the eternal drive and watching this come down to 1 last play for the game. Anxiety raises just thinking about it.

  • Nailed It!

    Hate that outside run

  • DarthBanner

    C’mon D. Finish it off.

  • bobeph

    I got a bad feeling

  • A_T_G

    I am okay with a boring, get the ball and run out the clock, ending.

  • jshort

    pick 6 please

  • RC5000

    BG!

  • wallacemnw

    BG!

  • Checkdown Charlie

    BG. The man

  • xeynon

    DL earning their money now.

    • daveH

      Body shots in the 1st half ..no. glory …at first

  • Insomniac

    GRAHAM

  • A_T_G

    That timeout was less useful than the one we called.

  • ChoTime

    BG!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Did Dan Quinn go to the Andy Reid School of Clock Management?

    • xeynon

      Yup. Was listening to a interview with an Atlanta reporter who covers them this week and he said Quinn is really bad at clock management – it wasn’t just the Super Bowl last year.

  • meteorologist

    Falcons haven’t won a game when held below 20 points , remember

  • xeynon

    Quinn has blown four timeouts in this game by my count. Andy Reid is sitting at home on his couch thinking “This is a competitive league. I’ve got to do a better job.”

    • Ryan Rambo

      Well played.

    • bobeph

      andy reid, hold my beer

  • ChoTime

    whatever happens, this part is fun

    • Ryan Rambo

      Lol too late. I’m expecting a win at this point!

    • Checkdown Charlie

      Fun like a root canal?

      • ChoTime

        dude, we’re debacling them on both sides of the ball

  • kajomo

    That stadium is loud as hell

  • daveH

    I LOVE that ‘ratchet ‘ celebration thing the D lineman do. .. is badass and understated. .
    Anyone knows what it means ??

    • meteorologist

      Would have never thought to call it “ratchet”

      • daveH

        Wish i knew what it is

  • A Roy

    So, I just got here. Did I miss anything?

    • kajomo

      Go away before you ruin everything

    • daveH

      Fumbles, duck passes and awesome assorted under dog stuff

  • SeanofDead

    This is awesome!!!
    Loving how we are playing

    • daveH

      Living how gamely we are. .not so much our playing

  • RC5000

    It’s close, but our win probability model thought Doug Pederson was probably too conservative on fourth down there. The decision to attempt a field goal, instead of going for it, lowered the Eagles’ chance to win by 1%. Needed to think they had at least a 52.9% chance of success to justify going for it, and league average is 56.6%.

    Seth Walder, ESPN Analytics

    • ChoTime

      yeah, i thought it was pretty damn close

  • T_S_O_P

    I known we are all asking, but to pleade

  • bobeph

    we’re gonna lose, mattt making plays

    • RC5000

      keep jinxing Atlanta. nick out playing him so far.

  • xeynon

    Challenge that!

  • Ryan Rambo

    CHALLENGE!

  • Insomniac

    shit

  • wallacemnw

    Not a catch

  • meteorologist

    He didn’t control before the ball hit the ground!

    • FairOaks

      He did but I thought it then moved once it hit the ground.

  • A_T_G

    No catch. Because the catch rule is so clear.

  • daveH

    BigBalls Doug halt with the challenge. .what the heel

  • ChoTime

    damn, game of inches man

    • Ryan Rambo

      and knuckle catches

    • ChoTime

      not a catch

  • Ryan Rambo

    NOT a catch!!

  • Donald Kalinowski

    THAT IS NOT A CATCH.

  • Allen3000

    Def hit the ground, but don’t think it will get overturned:(

  • DarthBanner

    That is not a catch per the current rules.

    • ChoTime

      it’s probably the easiest call ive seen about this situation

  • Crus57

    Who the hell knows what a catch is anymore

  • meteorologist

    Attaboy Vinovich

  • wallacemnw

    Roar!!!

  • RC5000

    STOP EM!

  • RC5000

    Come on D!

  • T_S_O_P

    This better be incomplete

  • RC5000

    Dammit

  • shah8

    Atlanta has to go for it.

  • ChoTime

    here we go

  • DarthBanner

    Dammit defense

  • xeynon

    Damn it, why do we have a safety covering Jones?

    • meteorologist

      They said there was movement pre snap and that’s just who wound up on him

  • bobeph

    yep we gonna lose, I aint jinxing I feel it

    • daveH

      Noooooo .. AC Viking wouldn’t let you think like that. .. wonder wher he is

  • RC5000

    Sucks.

  • Allen3000

    Needed more pressure

  • Insomniac

    Fuck

  • Allen3000

    Huuuge tackle by BG

  • A_T_G

    One more stop, defense.

  • ChoTime

    ok, not happy anymore

    • meteorologist

      It’s like us all game: good drive, but still gotta finish and convert to TDs

  • shah8

    Julio JOnes is who that matters on that team.

  • T_S_O_P

    Lost feed, but thanks you lot,, and no thanks safety coverage

  • wallacemnw

    Big big trouble here

  • bobeph

    17 to 15

  • Insomniac

    WTF IS SCHWARTZ DOING. YOU CAN’T COVER JULIO WITH ONE FUCKING GUY

    • meteorologist

      Maybe they’ve been doing it all game. Julio gonna Julio

    • RC5000

      Need a pass rush.

    • daveH

      Yep huge play matt ice

  • xeynon

    Can’t believe we got a good game out of Foles and we could well lose.

    • Duracell

      We’re going to win.

      • xeynon

        You’ve never heard of a reverse jinx? 😉

    • ChoTime

      it’s just those 4 ridiculous turnovers in the first half.

  • RC5000

    Must get some pressure!

  • Ryan Rambo

    We got em’ right where we want em! No more breaks!!

  • shah8

    Ryan is heaving that ball. Arm must be tired.

  • Nailed It!

    Death by million papercuts this drive.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    This has painful heartbreaker written all over it.

    • Ryan Rambo

      For Atlanta

    • ChoTime

      or irrationally exultant win, realizing we’re going to get killed next week

      • xeynon

        Yeah, anything is possible obviously, but I don’t fancy our chances next week if we hold on.

    • RC5000

      Love your sunny optimism!

  • Crus57

    It’ll be 4 down territory the rest of the game, hold on to your heart attack meds..

  • RobNE

    Needed to go for it instead of the Fg

    • Crus57

      if we did and didn’t get it, then they could kick the FG to win.

      • RobNE

        Yes

  • bobeph

    big chunks

  • xeynon

    Can’t believe our defense is going to blow this game.

    • kajomo

      It’s so hard to be mad at anyone. The defense will let up at most 17 points. Foles and the offense played fairly well. Despite the mistakes this is about as good as we could have played and looks like it won’t be enough.

      • xeynon

        I think we can give the STs a heaping helping of blame. No big plays, missed XP, killer turnover that gave the Falcons a TD, kickoff out of bounds.. not a good day for Fipp’s units.

        • daveH

          No bingo blaming for me. . Loved the coaching. .players lost it. .so be it

  • scratcherk

    goodness.

  • meteorologist

    Tevin Coleman has RIPPED us all game!

    • daveH

      Yep he is good

  • Nailed It!

    The D is gassed

    • RC5000

      They shouldn’t be after our long drive!

  • DarthBanner

    Blowing a very winnable game.

  • bobeph

    wow, the better team is gonna win, too many turnovers, oh well like all eagle fans say, there’s always next year

  • Allen3000

    Not like this….c’mon.

  • scratcherk

    i cant.

  • shah8

    no, no, no, no, no…

    • Dude

      I thought I had you blocked

  • meteorologist

    If we lose, the thing that sticks out to me is the usage of Blount AFTER halftime when Pederson said he would lean on Ajai

    • Crus57

      and the miscues and fumbles

      • meteorologist

        That’s perhaps the more rational thing to focus on yes

    • xeynon

      He used Ajayi way more than Blount in the second half.

    • Eagles4life

      2nd Q as well

  • bobeph

    yall gonna be doing alot of cursing in a few seconds

  • SeanofDead

    This is gonna be a game to remember…one way or another

  • Nailed It!

    FG is biting us in the ass

    • Crus57

      disagree, if we get stopped a FG wins it for them

  • scratcherk

    three more plays.

  • A_T_G

    One.

  • oreofestar

    Come on D…

  • scratcherk

    2 more plays.

  • A_T_G

    Two.

  • RC5000

    beau is in.

  • scratcherk

    1 more

  • A_T_G

    Three.

  • meteorologist

    The ball moved in Julios hands after he hit the ground!

    • meteorologist

      wtf?!

    • meteorologist

      Told you guys!

  • wallacemnw

    I feel ill

  • RC5000

    they should review that!

  • Allen3000

    Well, we will get the ball back one way or the other with some time…

  • Eagles4life

    The ball came out. It wasn’t s catch

  • Nailed It!

    That ball moved

    • FairOaks

      I think he maintained control. Play probably stands

  • shah8

    Okay, game is up next.

  • scratcherk

    oh please no catch

  • Nailed It!

    That is not a catch

  • kajomo

    He dropped that

  • RC5000

    he’s kinda down, his knee.

  • Insomniac

    Not a catch

  • scratcherk

    i dont htink they’re turn

  • meteorologist

    Weak call

  • RC5000

    yes~

  • bobeph

    wow

    • RC5000

      stfu

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES YESYEYS

  • scratcherk

    FUCK YES

  • RC5000

    woohoo

  • Nailed It!

    NEVER A DOUBT BABY

  • A_T_G

    FOUR.
    Bring on Minnesota.

  • Insomniac

    sweet baby jesus I can unclench now

  • wallacemnw

    Yesassssssssssss

  • ChoTime

    holy…..

    • ChoTime

      no one can say mills doesn’t have a bit of dog in ‘im

  • Dragon_Eagle

    We can go Victory formation yes?

    • meteorologist

      NO

    • FairOaks

      No, they can stop it twice. Would be 10ish seconds left?

    • meteorologist

      NOW WE CAN!!!

  • meteorologist

    LETS GOOOO

  • xeynon

    PHEW.

  • RC5000

    matty not ice!

  • shah8

    game.

  • Crus57

    still time, watch for the safety!

  • anon

    MILLS!!!!!

  • meteorologist

    GOT EEEEEEEM

  • Eagles4life

    No turn over please

  • xeynon

    Huge dumb penalty by the other team for once.

  • Insomniac

    LMAO

  • Mac

    Eat it Kempski.

    • meteorologist

      Oh, his prediction

  • ChoTime

    that last defensive play looked sloppy, i think both teams were choking but they messed up worse

  • scratcherk

    what hard count

  • meteorologist

    At least Clement runs hard. Blount is just big

    • xeynon

      Blount made a couple of huge plays in this game. He scored that TD because he was patient.

  • Allen3000

    In the words of the immortal Vince Lombardi, “what the hell is going on out there???!”

  • bobeph

    kneel you idiot

  • scratcherk

    THATS FUCKING GAME

  • jshort

    one down two to go!

  • scratcherk

    GAME !!!!

  • FairOaks

    OK now victory formation

  • Duracell

    Never in doubt.

  • scratcherk

    congrats ALL!

  • RC5000

    Matty so ice!

  • Checkdown Charlie

    Whew

  • A_T_G

    That kneel down is my favorite Foles play.

    • Crus57

      Kneel to win baby!

  • bobeph

    I love all of you

    • RC5000

      and matty came with the heat!

  • Eagles4life

    Congratulations we are in nfc championship game

    • meteorologist

      LETS GOOOOOOO

  • Dragon_Eagle

    FUCK YEAH DOUGIE P!!!!!!

  • ChoTime

    1/3

  • meteorologist

    LETS GO DEFENSE!!!!! Held em to 10 points, then Nick Foles ftw

  • RC5000

    I love you Nick!

  • sonofdman

    Hell Yeah!!!!! NFC Championship game!!!

  • SeanofDead

    Gatorade Doug!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • A_T_G

    Point of interest: Torrey Smith is the deep safety valve on the kneel down.

  • Dave
  • FairOaks

    Only gave up 10 points and those were both off turnovers.

  • anon

    doug is a way better coach than i ever could have imagined

    • Bert’s Bells

      Doug has just passed Buddy Ryan on the Eagles’ coach ranking.

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Thank you. Now I can enjoy the other 3 games this weekend.

  • ChoTime

    holding that much talent to 10 points is a helluva accomplishment

    • Especially when those points only happened because of the Eagles’ mistakes!

  • Allen3000

    I know we’re not winning the SB, but this win feels great!

    • FairOaks

      I wanted at least one playoff win. It has been so long.

  • T_S_O_P

    Love it. Fingernails, not so much. Rum still unbeaten

  • xeynon

    To all the millions of people thinking they were making easy money betting against the Eagles this week:

    Suck on Doug’s gigantic salty balls!

    • ChoTime

      yep, cocky bastards

    • Iskar36

      Doug = Coach of the Year

  • scratcherk

    i cant believe it.

  • scratcherk

    congrats everyone, what a fucking game

  • meteorologist

    HOW PERFECT WAS THAT? E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES!!!

  • Dragon_Eagle

    I am going to break my New Year’s diet and have a beer to celebrate.

  • wallacemnw

    Wow.

  • RC5000

    Matt Ryan 22/36 210 5.8 1 0 3-15 86.6
    TEAM 22/36 195 5.8 1 0 3-15 86.6
    Philadelphia Passing
    C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT SACKS RTG
    Nick Foles 23/30 246 8.2 0 0 1-8 100.1
    TEAM 23/30 238 8.2 0 0 1-8 100.1

    • meteorologist

      Wow

  • RC5000

    Foles > Matty Melts

  • A Roy

    Where is postgame? Flyers on CSN.

    • A Roy

      Found it Comcast 856

  • wallacemnw

    Nick Foles deserves all the credit in the world. I had hope but not confidence in him

    • Ark87

      He bounced back in a big way. Love the cold and wind is a great equalizer.

  • TXEaglesFan

    1st playoff win in 9 years. Unbelievable!!

    • wallacemnw

      11 I think

      • sonofdman

        Last was in 2008

        • wallacemnw

          Thats right. I remember now. They kept saying 11 on tv all afternoon.

          • Haven’t you learned by now that you can’t trust the talking heads on TV?

            “Oh, the Eagles don’t have a chance!” -> Eagles win! 😀

  • kajomo

    That DL started slow, but they did make some really key plays.

    Our defense in general plays at another level at home.

    Foles played confident football. What a difference that makes for this offense

  • jshort

    I’m in tears!

  • Ark87

    Holy Hell you guys. Happened exactly the way I feared for my nerves. But that W was sweet. Strange game, well earned win, not a flukey win. Don;t fumble 4 times in the first half, and we can compete with anyone. HELL YES! A freaking playoff win!!!

    • meteorologist

      “Don’t fumble 4 times in the first half, and we can compete with anyone.”
      100%

  • Allen3000

    A lot of pundits this week were favoring ATL to win the NFC too. Outstanding defensive effort today and offense did a great job outside of the fumbles.

  • jshort

    I bought all this food and didn’t eat a thing.

    • P_P_K

      Same here.

  • Ark87

    Fletch earned his paycheck today. Such a freaking beast

  • Dragon_Eagle

    Game balls to:

    1) Nick Foles
    2) Fletcher Cox
    3) Jalen Mills

    Outstanding job.

    • Crus57

      so many redemptions too.. Ajayi, Elliott, McLeod… all fucked up, all came back strong

      • Jarock

        McLeod penalty was utter BS.

  • Masked Man

    Well boys… We are playing with House Money from this point on!

    Haha! A playoff win – without Carson Wentz!

    Pederson and Schwartz did a great job!

  • RC5000

    jalen fought hard!

    • A_T_G

      If he panics and gets a PI on 4th down, we lose the game.

  • meteorologist

    How about Jalen Mills playing physical with Julio getting him to fall down without being too grabby. NO Panic!

  • Corry

    THEY FOUND A WAY!

  • Dave

    Anyone else notice how much Mack Hollins and Trey Burton were on the field today. I was pleasantly surprised.

    • Jarock

      Mack with a key play late, too.

      • meteorologist

        He was hyped up

        • Dave

          I wanted to see him score a TD just to see the backpack dance again.

          • Howie Littlefinger

            Maybe next game my friend but definitely next year

  • kajomo

    How about the quality game Mills turned in. The falcons seem to bring out the best in him. Still think he’s a safety long term, but a nice game today

    • Ark87

      Remember when people used to target him like over a dozen times a game? He’s proven he’s a legit starter.

    • Dave

      Outside of his holding play, he was effective

    • A_T_G

      Their receivers are strong rather than quick. Good matchups.

      • meteorologist

        Well Julio is everything, but other than him yeah

      • Dave

        Julio was definitely not near 100%. Sucks for them, good for us.

    • xeynon

      He’s never going to be a shutdown cover guy, but he’s going to be in the NFL for a long time. Has exactly the mentality and toughness you want in a CB.

  • SteveH

    Ok, I’m dead. That game was cardiac arrest in football form. I love my birds, but jesus christ, I have a headache and we won.

    • Crus57

      I have that warm glow in my fingertips that means the adrenaline is finally wearing off

      • jshort

        What about this chest pain?

  • Mac

    German Eagle with the dental heroics tonight.

    • A_T_G

      “I don’t care if nothing is wrong. Pick a root and drill it out.”

  • meteorologist

    OMG Lurie dancing was perfect! Let it out man!

  • RobNE

    Almost sad how one play determines so much of my happiness.

    • RC5000

      Maybe if you just enjoy it and don’t over analyze it…

  • Ark87

    Where’s Howie at? This is his win too. Look at that man’s IR. Dude built a team so deep that it could get a playoff win anyway.

  • RobNE

    Well we should have won by double digits

    • meteorologist

      That bodes well for the future. Should bounce the other way

    • jshort

      They should have only gotten 6 points.

    • Howie Littlefinger

      Wentz makes this team a juggernaut

      • RobNE

        Yep picking up an extra ring this year is almost unfair

  • Dave

    The only thing that would make this night better is if the Titans win.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      If they don’t, I’ll take a Jaguars win as consolation.

      • Howie Littlefinger

        Anyone over New England

      • Iskar36

        Don’t really care about the Steelers, but I don’t need to watch Bortles suck against NE. Steelers at least would be a contest so we don’t see NE back in the SB.

        • Jarock

          Problem is NE OWNS the Steelers. Hope someone, Tennessee, Jags, Steelers, SOMEONE knocks Brady out.

          • Iskar36

            I mean… yes… but I still think Steelers are a better game than Jags… either way, JUST STOP BRADY!

        • A_T_G

          Bottles vs. Foles in the SB is intriguing.

          • A_T_G

            *Bortles

            But I sure there are plenty of bottles for Bortles drinkers in Florida.

  • Howie Littlefinger

    Knew we were the better team. National media shouldn’t even have a job.

    “WE ALL WE NEED!”

  • xeynon

    Pederson’s game plan in this game was a masterpiece.

    Attacked the Falcons’ weaknesses, used their strengths against them, came out with some creative looks they weren’t prepared for, balanced the run and pass well… Fantastic. Belichickian, even.

    • Ark87

      He made that one Aghs wrinkle and made 4 variations on it. Plus that “touch pass”, Huge effort to get him into the game. Generally paid dividends

    • Crus57

      How long have we waited for a Coach who makes his players better, especially in clutch situations? I don’t know how much is on Doug vs the rest of his staff but they’ve done a fantastic job of bringing the best out of everyone (most of the time).

    • Howie Littlefinger

      Some of those run designs were spank bank worthy. What an enjoyable game.

  • FairOaks

    Figured the team who makes the least mistakes would lose this game — but that was us. Two turnovers, two other fumbles which were not lost. No turnovers the other way.

    My heart would do better with a two-score lead, but… I’ll calm down sometime tomorrow.

  • oreofestar

    Who do we want next week?

    • ACViking

      I want no parts of New Orleans.

      • Ark87

        No way, I want that westlake highschool rematch!

      • Iskar36

        Not going to get an easy matchup either way, but I do like that it is at least Brees outside in the cold.

    • Howie Littlefinger

      Doesn’t matter. We are underdogs throughout and don’t have a chance.

      Don’t u watch ESPN or read NFL.com or any other media outlet not Eagles specific.

    • A_T_G

      We all we need.

    • Ark87

      I think vikings are the better team, but they have bigger varience to throw the game, Keenum likes to uncork some inadvisable passes. In the january cold and wind, a key mistakes could give us the win.

      I do think we can handle the Saints run game and Old-man Brees outside his dome.

      • anon

        playing the vikings is shadow boxing.

    • Dragon_Eagle

      We can win the close nailbiters, the defensive slugfests. We can’t win the shootouts. Gimme the Vikings.

    • bobeph

      saints

  • DarthBanner

    Big fucking win. Bring on the dome team and take and shot.

  • RobNE

    New thread