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Eagles get hero's welcome after winning 1st Super Bowl title

Feb. 5, 2018 6:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero's welcome Monday afternoon, hours after overjoyed fans mobbed the streets in a sometimes unruly victory celebration nearly 60 years in the making. Hundreds of fans greeted the team's plane at...

The Latest: Super Bowl MVP Foles fist bumps Mickey at Disney

Feb. 5, 2018 4:09 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia's first Super Bowl victory and the fans' reaction (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Walt Disney World is throwing a parade in honor of Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback rode atop a float at Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, on...

Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots for 1st Super Bowl, 41-33

Feb. 5, 2018 12:42 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As their delirious fans sang their theme song and their owner lifted the Lombardi Trophy, the Philadelphia Eagles finally could breathe freely. Yo, Philly, you really did beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in a thrilling Super Bowl that rewrote the offensive record book. Nick...

Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

Feb. 5, 2018 12:20 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — So many times this season, New England's defense made plays when it had to give Tom Brady and the Patriots offense a chance to win. But with the man responsible for the biggest defensive plays in Patriots' Super Bowl history watching from the bench, it couldn't figure out the...

The Latest: Defense helps Eagles win 1,000-yard Super Bowl

Feb. 4, 2018 10:26 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A defensive play helped clinched Philadelphia's first title in the Super Bowl era in the first 1,000-yard Super Bowl. Brandon Graham forced a fumble by Tom Brady and Derek Barnett recovered with just more than two minutes...

Eagles have the right formula to upset Patriots

Feb. 4, 2018 3:40 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The best formula for success against the New England Patriots is to keep Tom Brady on the sideline and harass him when he's on the field. That's not a news flash. But the good news for Eagles fans and everyone rooting against Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots in Sunday's...

The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way: No egos

Feb. 3, 2018 2:35 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Bill Belichick's impressive resume makes it easy for the five-time championship head coach to mandate that players check their egos before joining the New England Patriots. Doug Pederson didn't have a hard sell, either. The Philadelphia Eagles are an unselfish group that...

Slow starters: Pats have no 1st quarter SB points with Brady

Feb. 2, 2018 1:20 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Tom Brady has accomplished just about everything when it comes to playing in the Super Bowl. His five titles and four Super Bowl MVPs are more than any other quarterback. He has posted the two biggest comeback wins in Super Bowl history, including last year's rally from 25 points...

Super Bowl winners mostly lack star running backs these days

Feb. 1, 2018 6:51 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Tom Brady-Bill Belichick dynasty actually lacks something: a 100-yard rusher in the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots. Perhaps that's the best way to explain why it's been a decade since a title game winner reached a mark often reserved for Super Bowl MVPs. It also...

Super Bowl Matchups

Feb. 1, 2018 2:19 PM EST

Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots: ___ When the Eagles (15-3) have the ball The Patriots must be wary of a balanced offense that tore apart Minnesota, which has a better overall defense than does New England. Forget about Nick Foles (9) being a backup...