Jake Elliott kicks the Eagles past the Falcons
By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The Eagles defeated the Falcons, 15-10, in the NFC Divisional Round game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Eagles improved to 14-3 on the season. Philadelphia also gets to host the NFC Championship game next Sunday against either the Minnesota Vikings or the New Orleans Saints.
The Falcons ended their season with an 11-7 record.
The Falcons got on the board first, as Matt Bryant made a 33-yard field goal. The Eagles responded with a one-yard rushing touchdown by LeGarrette Blount. The extra point failed, so the Eagles led 6-3.
Devonta Freeman then gave the Falcons a 10-6 lead after catching a six-yard touchdown reception from Matt Ryan. Eagles kicker Jake Elliott then made three straight field goals for the win.
The Falcons had a chance late to win the game. However, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw a pass to Julio Jones in the end zone, who could not come up with the pass.
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles went 23 of 30 for 246 passing yards.
Jay Ajayi had 15 carries for 54 yards. Nelson Agholor had two carries for 20 yards. LeGarrette Blount had nine carries for 19 yards.
Alshon Jeffery had four receptions for 61 yards. Ajayi had three receptions for 44 yards. Torrey Smith had three receptions for 39 yards. Zach Ertz had three receptions for 32 yards. Corey Clement had five receptions for 31 yards. Agholor had three receptions for 24 yards.
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott also made three field goals.
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan went 22 of 36 for 210 passing yards. He also had a touchdown.
Tevin Coleman had 10 carries for 79 yards. Freeman had 10 carries for seven yards.
Jones had nine receptions for 101 yards. Mohamed Sanu and three receptions for 50 yards. Freeman had five receptions for 26 yards and a touchdown. Levine Toilolo had a 12-yard reception.
Falcons kicker Matt Bryant also made a field goal.