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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Not only was the Philadelphia Eagles' knockout of New England a thrill-a-minute slugfest, it produced some of the biggest calls the Super Bowl has ever seen.
the whistles didn't go the Patriots' way, such as Philly's two second-half touchdowns that survived reviews at the NFL's league headquarters,Womens Amari Cooper Jersey,For once, including Zach Ertz's game-winner just before the two-minute warning of the 41-33 thriller.
There was Belichick's head-scratching decision not to play Super Bowl 49 star Malcolm Butler on defense against a team that would rack up 41 points and Danny Amendola's incompletion to Tom "Butterfingers " Brady on a gadget play that backfired.
One reason for Philly's 22-12 halftime lead was game MVP Nick Foles becoming the first quarterback to throw and catch a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl.
a college quarterback, had never thrown an NFL pass,Tight end Trey Burton, and Foles had never caught one until they teamed up on fourth-and-goal from the 1.
too, missed an extra point and also the 2-point conversion on their next touchdown,It's not as if the Eagles were perfect. They, and coach Doug Pederson's decision to chase points early on loomed large when Tom Brady put the Patriots ahead 33-32 with his second touchdown strike to Rob Gronkowski with less than 10 minutes remaining.
That's when the Eagles and offensive coordinator Frank Reich made their best decisions of the game. Foles executed the drive of a lifetime that ended with Ertz diving across the goal line after hauling in an 11-yard catch.
Reminiscent of Jesse James' score for Pittsburgh against New England that was wiped out on review.
Julie, whose Super Bowl triumph matched his wife, who won a world championship in soccer in 2015,Ertz, much to the Patriots' chagrin., lost control as he landed but grabbed the ball. The Eagles and their fans cautiously celebrated while awaiting Al Riveron's crew in New York, which upheld the score
Soon afterward, Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz made his best call of the game.
the Eagles' exhausted defenders were finally able to catch their breath during Foles' 14-play,Unable to get to Brady all game, 75-yard drive that included a fourth down conversion and ate up more than seven minutes of game clock.
"We just couldn't get off the field on third down or make a play to get the ball back to our offense," cornerback Stephon Gilmore said.
himself, said Butler could have certainly helped the Patriots,Womens Sean Taylor Jersey,Rowe,Womens Jerry Rice Jersey, who became the first team to lose an NFL game with a quarterback throwing for 500 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.
we could have used anybody,"Yeah," he said.
Brady was poised for another of his patented Super Bowl comebacks,Still, hitting Gronk for 8 yards.
the Eagles finally got to Brady,But on second-and-2 from his 33, denying him a sixth ring and a fifth Super Bowl MVP honor.
beating Shaq Mason off the line,Brandon Graham delivered one of the few defensive highlights in the most prolific offensive game in NFL history, reaching his left hand out and punching the ball out of Brady's hands for a strip-sack. Rookie Derek Barnett pounced on the loose ball and Eagles fans began celebrating their first title since winning the 1960 NFL championship.
including last year's rally from 28-3 down to beat Atlanta in overtime. He also led late game-winning scoring drives to beat the Rams,Brady had made the late-game comeback a specialty in winning a record five Super Bowl titles, Carolina and Seattle.
The Eagles showed no sign of slowing Brady down on Sunday as he threw for a playoff-record 505 yards and three touchdowns, carving up the defense at will on a night when the Patriots did not punt once or turn it over until Brady's late fumble.
"It's tough to lose these games," Brady said. But "you can't win the game if you're not in the game."
And Brady and Belichick have been to eight of them.
Eight's enough, maybe.
Coordinators Matt Patricia and Josh McDaniels are ready for their own head coaching gigs.
they hoisted their third trophy in four years. Then,The previous time the Patriots played Philadelphia in the Super Bowl, they lost both coordinators and wouldn't hoist another one for a decade.
there's the meeting with Brady,Then, coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft to smooth things over after a reported falling-out following the trade of backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers.
and Gronk hinted that he'd give retirement some thought,Oh, too.
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