Eagles SB Team Grades: Complete Effort To Last Whistle Secures Philly's First Super Bowl WinIn one of the best Super Bowl games ever played, the Philadelphia Eagles came out on top, 41-33, beating the defending champion New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, who started the season as the backup, won the Most Valuable Player honors by completing 28 passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns, but the Philly defense came up with the big plays late to stifle the Patriots offense.
Patriots Team Grades: Late Fumble By Tom Brady Seals Super Bowl Loss To EaglesIt appeared as if the New England Patriots could do no wrong and only got better as the season progressed, but there comes a time when everyone meets their match. It was close throughout the game, but a late surge by the Philadelphia Eagles defense was enough to take the Super Bowl away from the Pats.
Eagles Team Grades: Eagles Ace NFC Championship Test With Dominating Victory Over VikingsThe Philadelphia Eagles are heading to the Super Bowl thanks to one of the most dominating all-around team performances in franchise history.
Patriots Team Grades: Lackluster Play Leads To Fourth Quarter Comeback Win Over Jags And Super Bowl ReturnThe Patriots needed a fourth quarter comeback, but Tom Brady and Co. will be returning to the Super Bowl for the eighth time since drafting Brady in 2000.
Steelers Team Grades: Pittsburgh Eliminated As Defense Couldn't Stop JaguarsThe Pittsburgh Steelers will not be playing in the Super Bowl for the seventh straight year as they fell to the Jacksonville Jaguars 45-42. With the loss, the Steelers fell to 3-5 in playoff games since their last Super Bowl appearance in 2010.
Patriots Team Grades: Titans Outmatched And Routed As Pats Head To AFC Championship GameThe New England Patriots show just why they are Super Bowl favorites, shutting down the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Round.
Eagles Grades: Defense Pitches Second-Half Shutout, Nick Foles Gets Job Done Vs. FalconsThe Eagles defense delivered in a hard-fought 15-10 victory over the Falcons in the NFC Divisional Round Playoff matchup.
Vikings Team Grades: Vikings Defeat Bears In Week 17The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Chicago Bears in its final game of the season 38-10 at US Bank Stadium.
Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Officially Eliminated From PlayoffsThe Minnesota Vikings lost to the Green Bay Packers 38-19 at Lambeau Field. The loss officially eliminates the Vikings from the playoffs. There were very few positives for the Vikings in week 16.
Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Displays Undisciplined, Uninterested Effort Against ColtsThe Minnesota Vikings have been saying their playoffs started several weeks ago. They said they knew they had to win out to make it. Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, they looked like a team resting their starters as if they had clinched the top overall seed.
Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Struggles In 25-16 Victory Over The JaguarsThe Minnesota Vikings kept their playoff hopes alive with a 25-16 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. The Vikings struggled in all three phases of the game, but still managed to secure a win against one of the worst teams in the NFL.
Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Blows Chance To Beat NFL’s BestA fumbled punt return and short punt cost the Minnesota Vikings big in a 17-9 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at US Bank Stadium on Thursday.
Vikings Team Grades: Offensive Struggles Continue To Plague MinnesotaThe Minnesota Vikings found another way to give a game away. Sam Bradford threw an interception to Darius Slay in the final minute to set up the game-winning field goal in a 16-13 loss to the Detroit Lions. The Vikings' tough divisional loss gave the Lions a one-game advantage over them for the top spot in the NFC North.
Vikings Team Grades: Long Touchdowns Spark Minnesota’s Victory Over ArizonaThe Minnesota Vikings snapped a four-game losing streak with a big plays on defense and special teams. The Vikings created separation in the second and third quarter with a 100-yard interception return and 104-yard kickoff return for touchdowns. The Vikings were good enough in all three phases of the game.
Vikings Team Grades: Minnesota Continues Losing Streak, Despite Showing Signs Of LifeThe Minnesota Vikings fell behind early, came back, and blew it in the fourth quarter of a 26-20 loss to the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. The Vikings got touchdowns from Matt Asiata, Kyle Rudolph and Adam Thielen, but not much else from the offense. The defense and special teams gave the team a chance to win, but did nothing to win it.