Underdog Eagles face a stiff challenge today against Minnesota

Doug Pederson's message to Nick Foles is still the same Go be Nick

Nick Foles was pressed into duty when Carson Wentz, well on his way to winning the NFL MVP award, tore the ACL in his left knee and had season-ending surgery.

Sounds like neither side can promise Eagles fans will be on their best behavior Sunday during NFC title game.

The Vikings have never defeated Philadelphia in the playoffs with an 0-3 record. I've watched him, and he doesn't make a lot of mistakes. Keenum played well against the New Orleans Saints last week in their 29-24 Divisional Round victory, but that last play, a freak pass to Stefon Diggs that turned into a touchdown, was an anomaly.

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Underdog Eagles face a stiff challenge today against Minnesota

With two first team all-pros in Xavier Rhodes and Harrison Smith anchoring the group, really what else would you expect?

But, hey, congratulations, Minnesota. He threw for almost 3,550 yards with 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions, completing almost 68% of his passes. "We played together. We played resilient". The Vikings allowed the Saints to get back in the game when Case Keenum was intercepted early in the third quarter.

Minnesota's revamped offensive line that helped them win the NFC North isn't the same unit that was together for most of the regular season. He's still young enough to be a franchise quarterback. In his defense, there were winds of 14 miles per hour that day.

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"I think it's easier [to prepare for the next game after a win like Sunday]", wide receiver Adam Thielen said. They've got some great schemes. "I haven't seen him since I was here last, I believe, so it will be good to see him and compete against him". The Eagles are diverse in their rushing attack with LeGarrette Blount, Jay Ajayi, and Corey Clement.

Philadelphia is facing an elite defense in Minnesota, so it will be up to Foles not to screw it up with bad decisions and interceptions. That's because the Vikings made an aggressive multiyear bid for Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery in free agency. But there is no shortage of bulletin board material for the Eagles as the game approaches. Sendejo appears ready to go for Sunday, which should boost a good Minnesota defense. Few players outside of Julio Jones can jump with the big man on 50-50 balls.

Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo remains in concussion protocol and is listed as questionable, but he was a full participant in practice Friday and likely will start. Another is because Philadelphia boasts the league's stingiest run "D, ' with DTs Fletcher Cox and Tim Jernigan, LBs Nigel Bradham and Mychal Kendricks and safeties Malcolm Jenkins and Rodney McLeod almost impenetrable up the middle". One is to live with them and the other is to get rid of officials that turn out to be repeat offenders. "There are nerves. Once I'm out there, I can't let that get to me and just got to go out and do what I do best". Still, it's too good to share.

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Thielen finished eighth in the National Football League in receptions, fifth in receiving yards, tied for fifth with 20 receptions of 20 or more yards and eighth with 59 first-down receptions.

What does this mean for the championship game?

Foles wears No. 9.

Since [hiring Mike Zimmer in 2014], the Vikings have still been a better indoor team than outdoor team, going 18-7 inside over the last four seasons - including 8-1 this season at U.S. Bank Stadium, counting Sunday's playoff win.

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Jenkins is joined by Rodney McLeod in the back end of the defense to form one of the most efficient safety tandems in the NFL. Just like last week. In the first half, he scrambled right and threw back across his body for a completion. Unfortunately, the evil empire that is New England will be heading to another Super Bowl. Minnesota has some tough decisions to make at quarterback this off-season.


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