the gutsiest coaching job in Super Bowl history -- an all-out, nothing-to-lose strategic masterpiece equal to the monumental http://www.dolphinsshopfootballonline.com/Chase-Allen-Jersey moment. Pederson was sending in plays like a boxer determined to keep his opponent on the ropes. Body blow. Uppercut. Corner route in the end zone to a covered Alshon Jeffery. Touchdown pass to a double-covered Clement in the back of the end zone. Pederson and the Eagles watched last year's Super Bowl. They knew Brady and Belichick would keep coming. They had to stand on the gas pedal until they saw that checkered flag.
But to the Eagles themselves? To those who've been watching the Eagles for the past month? For the past five months? Well, this was just Pederson coaching the way Pederson does. That's been Doug all year, and that is Doug," Celek said. "He's a heck of a playcaller. He's going to keep you off-balance, and he did that tonight."
In the end, that's what it took to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title. This was the third time (in eight tries!) that a team beat the Brady/Belichick Patriots in a Super Bowl, and each of the three required some kind of superhuman effort. A David Tyree helmet catch. A Mario Manningham sideline miracle. A backup quarterback who was thinking about retirement last summer becoming the first player to throw and catch touchdown passes in the same Super Bowl. A gutsy play call that let everyone on the field know he believed in them, because Pederson's a coach who believes that's the only way this will work.
Former Patriot LeGarrette Blount, who signed a one-year deal with the Eagles last offseason, already has a 36-yard run and a 21-yard touchdown scamper against his former team. Here's what Blount said last week about facing New England: "Straight enemy mode," he said. "Ain't no friends, no homies, none of that. ... I don't play for the Patriots anymore. I don't watch the Patriots. I don't care about the Patriots."Patriots No. 1 wide receiver Brandin Cooks has been ruled out for the rest of the game with a head injury after taking a big hit from Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins in the second quarter. Cooks caught a 23-yard pass over the middle and circled in an attempt to gain extra yardage when he turned to the outside and ran into a thunderous hit by Jenkins.
The biggest surprise from a defensive game-plan perspective for the Patriots is that Malcolm Butler is not starting, with Eric Rowe getting the nod over him. The Patriots are primarily playing a "big nickel" package with three safeties. Rowe has been in coverage on both of the Eagles' first-down conversions on third down.Shades of Super Bowl XLII, as Eagles WR Torrey Smith pulls off a David Tyree-like helmet catch on 3rd and 12 to extend their opening drive and set up a Jake Elliott FG. Good mix of plays by Doug Pederson to get offense going, but Pats' defense stiffens near the goal line.It's two degrees for kickoff, which means this is officially the coldest Super Bowl ever. Beats Super Bowl XVI in Detroit in 1982 — also played indoors — which had a low http://www.floridapanthersofficialonline.com/Adidas-Colton-Sceviour-Jersey of five degrees that day.
It was all set up for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to produce another dramatic, fourth-quarter, winning drive -- the ball in his hands, 2:21 remaining and a touchdown would win it -- but then it all came crashing down.And there was Brady, sitting dejectedly on the field at U.S. Bank Stadium after having the ball stripped out of Artie Burns Jersey his hands by defensive end Brandon Graham, knowing that a sixth Super Bowl title had slipped out of his grasp if not for a late miracle.
It never came, one Curt Schilling Authentic Jersey last-gasp drive stopped short as Brady and the Patriots met their match in a worthy Philadelphia Eagles squad that never backed down and rolled the dice with success on fourth down in a 41-33 victory Sunday."They made one good play at the right time," said Brady, who was 28-of-48 for 505 yards, with three touchdowns.One of the major disappointments for the Patriots was how they were carved up throughout the game on defense, and an unconventional coaching decision -- to replace starting cornerback Malcolm Butler with Eric Rowe -- will be second-guessed in New England. Butler, the team's Super Bowl XLIX hero, played only on special teams in a move that Bill Belichick said wasn't disciplinary.
The Super Bowl appearance was the eighth in 18 http://www.officialpiratesproshop.com/Joaquin_Benoit_Jersey seasons during the Belichick-Brady era. It's the third time the pair has lost, and it comes with potential major changes on the horizon. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels could move on to coach the Indianapolis Colts, and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia seems set to take over the Detroit Lions. Other assistant coaches might also be on the way out.
Then there is the question of the status of Belichick or Brady. In an interview with Westwood One before Super Bowl LII, Brady confirmed his plans to play in 2018, saying, "Yeah, you're gonna see me playing football next year. I don't envision not playing." And ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported that Belichick is also expected to be back.But according to an ESPN The Magazine story, the Patriots dynasty started showing cracks in the aftermath of backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's trade to the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 31. It was a deal few saw coming, in part, because the club had been so adamant on keeping him as the heir apparent to Brady. But with Garoppolo's contract expiring at the end of the season, and Brady playing at Authentic Colorado Avalanche Jersey a high level at 40, things reached a breaking point.
"We probably had, in my opinion, the best quarterback situation in the league for the last -- let's call it 2½ years. It's just not sustainable, given the way that things are set up," Belichick said, referring to the salary cap. "It's definitely not something that we wanted to walk away from, and we rode it out as long as we could." nfl jerseys nike nfl jerseys from china cheap jerseys free shipping cheap jerseys for sale cheap jerseys nfl nhl jerseys china