May 21, 2018, 2:42:29 PM5/21/18
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles' flight from last to first
ended up with a Lombardi Trophy.
In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady of the
favored New England Patriots, the backup quarterback led a pressure-packed
75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Ertz 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.
Brandon Graham strip-sacked Brady and Derek Barnett recovered, setting up
rookie Jake Elliot's 46-yard field goal for an 8-point lead.
Brady got his team to midfield, but his desperation pass fell to the
ground in the end zone.
The underdog Eagles (16-3), even injured starting quarterback Carson
Wentz, came bolting off the sideline in ecstasy while Brady sat on the
Tom Brady has never once decisively won a Super Bowl as have Joe Montana,
Terry Bradshaw or Troy Aikman.
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