Foles throws 3 TDs as Eagles rout Vikings in NFC Championship Game

There will be no home Super Dish for the Minnesota Vikings. And Costs Belichick and Tom Brady is going to be waiting for the Philadelphia Eagles, just like they were 13 years ago.

Nick Foles threw for 352 yards plus three touchdowns and the Philadelphia protection forced two critical turnovers since the Eagles defeated the Vikings, 38-7, in Sunday’s NFC Championship Sport at a rapturous Lincoln Financial Industry in Philadelphia.

The Eagles may play the New England Patriots in Extremely Bowl LII at U. T. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. on Feb. 4. The Patriots defeated the Jaguars earlier Weekend, 24-20, to advance to their eighth Extremely Bowl since 2001.

The franchises formerly met at Super XXIX within Jacksonville, Fla. back in 2005. The particular Patriots won that matchup, 24-21, to win their third Extremely Bowl in four seasons. They are going to try to repeat that accomplishment contrary to the Eagles in two weeks.

The Vikings required the opening kickoff 75 back yards in nine plays, capped simply by Case Keenum’s 25-yard touchdown complete to Kyle Rudolph. But which was Minnesota’s last good moment from the night.

On Minnesota’s second possession, Keenum was hit as he attempted the third-down throw and Patrick Johnson intercepted him. Robinson weaved their way into the end zone through 50 yards away, and the rout was on.

The Eagles criminal offense took over in the second quarter. 1st LeGarrette Blount — who earned a Super Bowl ring with Brand new England last year — plowed within the goal line from 11 back yards out to make it 14-7, Philadelphia.

At that point, the particular Vikings still had hope of having back into the game. But the Eagles protection — and Foles — quickly snuffed that hope out.

With 3: 25 to look and Minnesota at the Philadelphia sixteen, Keenum was strip-sacked by Derek Barnett. Chris Long recovered the particular fumble and on the ensuing generate, Foles hit Alshon Jeffery for the 53-yard touchdown.

Philadelphia got the ball back following a Vikings punt with 29 secs left. Rather than taking a knee to finish the half, Foles completed goes by of 11, 36, and thirteen yards to set up a 38-yard Mike Elliott field goal to end the particular half.

The score was 24-7 getting into the second half and the Eagles put into it on their first possession from the third quarter as Wentz discovered Torrey Smith for a 41-yard landing pass on a flea-flicker. Foles assigned off his night with a 5-yard touchdown toss to Jeffery, making sure the Eagles would move one particular win from their first NFL Tournament since 1960.