'Underdog' Eagles players wore dog mask after beating Falcons in playoffs

But after a Wild Card round win in Los Angeles, the Falcons are just two wins away from getting back to the big game. LeGarrette Blount ended up doing the honors on the next play to give the Eagles a 6-3 lead (the extra point was missed). Jones fell at one point, then got up and moved toward the back corner for a jump ball.

The Falcons high-powered offense was held in check throughout the game, scoring only after Eagles mistakes that gave them excellent field position.

The team's last drive on Saturday in the Divisional Round game against the Philadelphia Eagles was a microcosm of the 2017 season.

After Corey Clement's five-yard run following an encroachment penalty resulted in a first down for Philadelphia, Foles would kneel on each of the next two plays to run out the clock.

The Eagles will host the victor of the Saints-Vikings game next Sunday.

On the opening drive, Foles attempted to go deep down the field, throwing a short unsafe pass to Torey Smith.

The pass was incomplete and the Eagles took control of the ball to seal the game. But on the very next play, Eagles running back Jay Ajayi was the recipient of a big Ricardo Allen hit and fumbled. On their drive, Matt Ryan carved up the Eagles defense and drove right down the field and kicked a field goal. Atlanta is a 3-point favorite because Philadelphia is missing MVP candidate Carson Wentz. From the Philly 18, the Falcons benefited from two penalties before Ryan scrambled from pressure and found Devonta Freeman for a 6-yard TD and a 10-3 lead. The field goal was set up when Foles' pass bounced off Falcons safety Keanu Neal's knee and was caught by wide receiver Torrey Smith for a 20-yard gain.

Elliott kicked the Eagles into a 12-10 lead with 11 seconds left in the third quarter after successfully making a 37-yard field goal.

Will Saturday's victory turn the storyline from underdogs into home favorites?

A prep star at Foley, Jones finished the game with nine receptions for 101 yards. "Just find a way, whether it's pressure on the quarterback or stop the run or whatever was going to happen, just find a way to get it done".

It was Brady's 10th career post-season game with at least three TD tosses, moving him past Joe Montana for the most in National Football League history. However, if the offense wasn't inconsistent as it was this year, the Falcons would be playing in New Orleans or Minnesota next Sunday.

The Eagles will probably be home underdogs once again, but that doesn't bother Foles, who declined an opportunity to respond directly to his critics following the win.

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