The Philadelphia Eagles are the Super Bowl Champions. Let that sink in for a while.
The Philadelphia Eagles are officially Super Bowl champions, earning the distinction after defeating the New England Patriots by a score of 41-33 Sunday evening in Minneapolis’ US Bank Stadium.
Embracing the label of being the underdogs despite being the top seed in the NFC, the Eagles maintained their momentum consistently throughout the game, gifting fans with an electrifying performance spearheaded by quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles.
— NFL (@NFL) February 5, 2018
Nick Foles was cut.
He thought about quitting.
He became a back-up quarterback.
He worked hard.
He got an opportunity.
He took advantage of his opportunity.
He’s now a Super Bowl Champion and Super Bowl MVP.
The lesson? Never give up. #SuperBowl
— Nathan H. Rubin (@NathanHRubin) February 5, 2018
The Eagles’ offense was dominating through the game and the Patriots had no answers on how to slow them down. The Eagles’ defense had a tough time getting to Tom Brady but in the final two minutes of the game, that’s exactly what they did, got to Brady and made it count.
Brandon Graham strip-sacked Brady on the Patriots’ potential game winning drive, helped Clinched Philly’s first Super Bowl championship.
Even in defeat, Brady had a monster game. Brady threw for 505 yards and three touchdowns, continuing to rewrite the postseason history books.
With the Super Bowl victory, the city of Philadelphia becomes the fifth city to have won a Super Bowl, NBA championship, Stanley Cup, and a World Series championship. New York, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles are the other four.