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The Birds Are Super Bowl Bound

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After beating the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship the Philadelphia Eagles will now move on to play in the Super Bowl.

The Eagles beat the Vikings in Philadelphia with a score of 38-7 with a touchdown by LeGarrette Blount, Torrey Smith, and two by Alshon Jeffery. On the defensive side Corey Graham had an interception and Patrick Robinson had a pick-six during the first quarter. Although the Eagles as a team played a great game the star was Nick Foles. Foles, who is starting in place of an injures Carson Wentz, threw for 352 yards and 3 touchdowns, completing 26 of 33 passes.

“What a night! I love this team and this city. Thank you Philly for showing up loud and proud. Your energy powered us through the night. #FlyEaglesFly” Tweeted Foles after beating the Vikings.

On the Vikings Case Keenum threw for 271 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. Kyle  Rudolph of the Vikings was  n the receiving end of Keenum’s touchdown pass. If the Vikings had won the game they would be the first team in NFL history to play at their home field for the Super Bowl.

The last time the Eagles went to the Super Bowl was in 2005 with quarterback Donovan McNabb. They lost to the New England Patriots led by Tom Brady.

The Eagles and Patriots both had a regular season record of 13-3. The Eagles will now have to play Patriots in Super Bowl 52 Sunday February 4th at 6:30pm. Foles and Brady will be the starting quarterbacks. The Super Bowl is being held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis with the halftime show being performed by Justin Timberlake.

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