In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady, the Eagles backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2:21 to go Sunday night. Then a defense that had been shredded throughout the second half made two final stands to win 41-33.
President Donald Trump expressed appreciation for U.S. service members on Super Bowl Sunday, saying their bravery and sacrifice help make occasions like the year’s most-watched football game possible and renewing his criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem.
Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis.
The last time the Philadelphia Eagles won an NFL championship – 1960 – my father, Spokane native Jerry Williams, was there on the field, one of three assistant coaches on staff.
Bill Belichick’s impressive resume makes it easy for the five-time championship head coach to mandate that players check their egos before joining the New England Patriots.
Tom Brady has never lost in Minnesota, with his latest game in the land of lakes this weekend at the Super Bowl of course looming as the largest yet.
This Sunday in the 2018 Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. And once again, thousands – if not millions – of people across the country will be making wagers on a wide variety of topics.
Outside of New England, we’ve all become a bit nauseated at the sight of these guys in the Super Bowl year after monotonous year, a numbing, inevitable exercise that’s transformed America’s greatest sporting event into nothing more a quaint backyard game hosted by Bill Belichick and Tom Brady.
When Travis Long talks about the Philadelphia Eagles, he still uses the first-person plural. As in, “We had some good people.”
It’ll be much easier to watch the Super Bowl online for free this year. NBC won’t require proof of a cable or satellite TV subscription, meaning that anyone in the U.S. can watch the game online. Plus, you no longer have to be a Verizon customer to watch the game on phones. NBCSports.com, YouTube and iSpot.tv will showcase ads from the Super Bowl.