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Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles makes case as Philadelphia's favorite underdog

They’re also very resilient. Odds favored all three of the Eagles’ playoff opponents,Authentic Henrik Sedin jersey, doubt that fueled a team forced into using its backup quarterback, Foles, but Foles forever will be second to none in terms of the city’s sports lore after leading the Eagles where nobody had in their history.,adidas Bo Horvat jersey, when an injury knocked Carson Wentz out for the season. Wentz likely will enter the 2018 season as the team’s unquestioned starter

Move over, Rocky Balboa. Foles made his case as Philadelphia’s favorite underdog with a performance locals will remember as long as the 1976 motion picture about the fictional boxer who embodied the city’s spirit. But Foles’ comeback story was life, and seldom has it been any better for Philadelphia sports fans.,Authentic Braden Holtby jersey, not art

The 1974 Flyers. The 1980 Phillies. The 1983 76ers. All those other times Philly flew championship banners fell short of this significance. Broad Street isn’t wide enough to contain all the enthusiasm that spilled onto it Sunday night.

612 that included so many Philadelphia fans that Santa Claus might have been booed had he appeared. The loudest cheers from the “Fly,It came in front of a crowd of 67, Eagles, who completed 28 of 43 passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns and finished the journey from sub to starter to savior.,adidas T. J. Oshie jersey, Fly,” crew came for Foles

When Wentz went down Dec. 10 with a season-ending knee injury and Foles took over, a Pro Bowl quarterback for the Eagles in 2013 who nearly walked away from the game after a frustrating 2015 season with the Rams., a city wept — and that was no exaggeration for some Eagles fans. But Eagles coach Doug Pederson maintained faith in Foles

Foles spent a restorative 2016 season with the Chiefs under Andy Reid before hitting free agency, $11 million contract. No Wharton School of Business grad has ever made a shrewder investment., and the Eagles lured him back with a modest two-year

but the worst was the one for NFL defense. On the seventh day,Debate which was the best Super Bowl commercial, it rested. Both teams combined for 1, who guaranteed he would win a Super Bowl this season in his last game a Bear. Forgive Jeffery for having the right idea but the wrong team.,151 yards. The entertaining first half served as a fun opening act for Justin Timberlake, with 20 plays of 10 or more yards and 12 plays of 20 or more. The highlights included an amazing 34-yard touchdown catch by Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery

After halftime, with the offenses engaging in fast-break football. The teams broke the Super Bowl record for total offense — in three quarters., the Super Bowl simply morphed into the Arena Bowl

the 40-year-old Super Bowl legend faced his latest cue for greatness. Tom vs. 58 Seconds.,Tom Brady reinforced his status as the NFL’s greatest quarterback ever by completing 28 of 48 passes for 505 yards and three touchdowns. Down 41-33 with 58 seconds left with the ball on his own 10

so the Philadelphia captain called himself out. And he responded in a big way.,Authentic Bo Horvat jersey,Claude Giroux didn't like the way he was playing

" Giroux had a goal and two assists to help the Flyers to a 5-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.,Two days after saying he needed to "step up and bring more for the team

"When it's not going your way,adidas Ryan Miller jersey," Giroux said., you have to challenge yourself

"He's pretty hard on himself, maybe overly so,adidas Braden Holtby jersey, but he felt like he could play better and he did that, but he puts himself at the head of the line."," Flyers coach Dave Hakstol said. "He expects a lot of his teammates

Travis Konecny scored twice, Jakub Voracek and Ivan Provorov also scored,adidas Alex Ovechkin jersey, and Shayne Gostisbehere had three assists. The Flyers kept their hold on a playoff spot in a crowded race in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia entered in seventh place, and only four in front of 10th-placed Carolina.,Authentic T. J. Oshie jersey, but just one point ahead of Columbus and the New York Islanders

Brian Elliott made 25 saves in his second game back from a lower body injury after missing four games.

Carolina Hurricanes forward Brock McGinn, stuck cotton up both nostrils of a bloody nose and kept on playing., taking an elbow to the face

sensing the importance of the game,Canes goalie Cam Ward, battled hard for every save.

determined to score on the power play,Elias Lindholm, did just that.

the effort was there Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers. The group sent out by Canes coach Bill Peters played hard. But it wasn’t enough to win,For the Canes, the Flyers emerging with a 2-1 overtime victory as forward Jordan Weal beat Ward for the winner with 3.1 seconds left.

The Flyers (25-19-9) moved into wild-card playoff position in the Eastern Conference with 59 points while the Canes (24-21-9) have 57 and remain below the playoff cutline. The Columbus Blue Jackets and New York Islanders each have 58 points, with the Blue Jackets now in the second wild-card spot.

both ways. I thought there were some real good plays made by both teams.”,“I thought it was a good game, a real intense game with real good pace,” Peters said. “It was a high-end game

made game-saving stops.,Authentic Ryan Miller jersey,The Canes, had six shots in overtime but Flyers goalie Brian Elliott, who managed just two shots in the third period, returning from injury

then a piece of a Jordan Staal attempt. Also helping was forward Claude Giroux,Ellliott stopped a Jeff Skinner shot with 38 seconds left in the OT, who got a stick on the loose puck and then made a sliding block -- the Flyers’ 28th of the game -- on a Skinner backhander.

“It’s not going in right now for us,adidas Henrik Sedin jersey,” Peters said. “We’ve got to bear down and get it off our stick a little quicker.”

Ward had 28 saves for the Canes and made some of his best when Carolina was shorthanded, taking five penalties. The Canes killed off all five but also used up a lot of energy.

“Cam played unbelievable for us,” Lindholm said. “Too bad we can’t help him with a win and score more goals for him.”

Weal got the winner for the Flyers when he carried the puck into the zone and shot from the left circle as McGinn closed in on him.

In the first of four games between the Metropolitan Division rivals, Wayne Simmonds scored the Flyers’ goal late in the second period for a 1-1 tie.

causing Peters to say the the players’ effort was “unacceptable.”,Peters, who coached his 300th game with the Canes, was disturbed and disappointed by No. 299. The Canes were beaten 3-1 Sunday by the San Jose Sharks

who said,No complaints Tuesday from Peters, “I’m obviously happy with the effort but not the end result.”

and the Canes converted.,McGinn was whacked in the first period by the Flyers’ Nolan Patrick,Authentic Alex Ovechkin jersey, who hit McGinn in the face with an elbow while also getting his stick high. McGinn left the ice bleeding, Patrick was sent to the penalty box for four minutes for a double-minor high-sticking call
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