The Philadelphia Eagles remembered what it was that led them to finish with the best record in the NFC and now they are a Super Bowl win.
The Eagles efficiently executed a game plan based on their strengths, insistently used Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount in the running game and dominated the trench with their defensive line to stifle and beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 in the Divisional Round of the Playoffs.
However, the protagonist of the victory is the Philadelphia defense, which allowed 10 points for errors from their offense and managed to subdue Matt Ryan and company at key moments, particularly with the pressure of their linemen.
The Eagles defense allowed only four of 13 conversions on third down and one of two on fourth, including Ryan’s incomplete pass to Julio Jones in the final seconds that sealed Philadelphia’s victory.
After Atlanta went up 10-6 in the second quarter after the Eagles fumble on the punt, the Philadelphia defense forced the Falcons to deliver the ball in punt on four consecutive occasions, including two halts. after only three moves.
With the dominance of the defense, Foles and company only had to balance their attack and did so by rewarding the effort of their teammates with two long series of offenses that ended with the field goals that gave them the win.
The first series started at the Eagles’ 7-yard line and was 74 yards on 12 plays and 5:42 minutes and the second, which started at the 17-yard line, advanced 80 yards on 14 plays and 7:57 minutes.
In those attacks, the Falcons allowed little Ajayi and Blount, but the Eagles did not stop attacking by land, which helped Foles to enter into rhythm with five full passes in a row for 70 yards, including a 21-yard one to Alshon. Jeffery to prepare the field goal with which the Eagles went up 12-10.

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