NFL Playoff picture: Eagles and Patriots upset the Falcons and Titans

As the playoff hopes of his Tennessee Titans diminished with a 35-14 loss to the New England Patriots Saturday, the victory sends the New England Patriots to their seventh consecutive conference championship game, and 12th in the past 17 years. The AFC’s No. 1 seed Patriots will host the winner of today’s Steelers vs Jaguars matchup next Sunday at Gillette Stadium in the AFC championship game 2018 looking to reach its eighth Super Bowl since the 2001 season.

The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC Championship round after beat the Atlanta Falcons by 15-10 in the 1st divisional playoff game. The Eagles was the No. 1 seed for a reason. The Eagles won, 15-10, and are moving on to the NFC Championship waiting for the Saints vs Vikings game. Final score: Eagles 15, Falcons 10.

The NFC’s No. 1 seed Philadelphia Eagles will host the next Sunday’s NFC championship game against the winner of today’s Vikings vs Saints matchup.

“I think when you’ve played for a while and it’s been done at a high level, which he has, that lends to that kind of respect,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said of Foles.

“He’s done it at a high level, and he takes care of the ball. He really looks equipped in that kind of system in the gun and doing all of the things that they do.”

“I feel really good, like, I feel really good,” Ajayi told reporters. “No. 1 seed team with an opportunity to go get a Super Bowl. I’m grateful, I’m blessed, I’m excited for this opportunity because it’s all in front of us and if we really take advantage of what we want to do and execute how we can, we can get it done.”

“I don’t think third down is the problem,” he said. “I think first and second down is the problem, because we’re losing yards on first and second down with penalties, negative rushing plays, sacks.

‘That’s what’s put us in third and long. You can’t get to third down until you fix first and second down.”

Either way, it’s not good.


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