Both championship games had more than 40 million viewers tuning in, which makes the match-ups some of the most-watched programming on TV in the a year ago. They won't be in it.
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns says he isn't concerned about the criticism he's received for calling himself a "born and bred " Eagles fan in a tweet Sunday after Philadelphia's victory over the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.
Take that, Philadelphia! And let me steal your Uber money while we show you which fan base has better manners!
You gave us 13 wins this season, and in every single one of them you played your heart out. It would be easy for us to get mad, easy for us to welcome them to our home town with that same level of respect, but that's NOT us.
"No. Actually most of the things they did, we practiced", he said. "But it was tough for everybody involved, not just us on the field".
You have to hand it to Blake Bortles though for one heck of a performance in defeat.
Foles remained in the game in the fourth quarter with the Eagles comfortably ahead, 38-7. Regardless of what happened that game, I was winning both ways.
4 - Number of Eagles' fans arrested in Minnesota during the weeklong run-up to the Super Bowl. "If the team has as much heart as some of the fans have shown, absolutely they're gonna do it", she said.
Three men celebrate on Broad Street on January 21 after the Eagles win the NFC Championship title and advance to the Super Bowl.
"I would probably sell a vehicle or sell a time share or something like that to get my hands on one", said Stephen Kneeream. For portions of the schedule, the Vikings were as good as anyone, particularly on defense, where they allowed a league-low 252 points. His popularity grew when he orchestrated the "Minneapolis Miracle" - a last play 61-yard TD pass to Stefon Diggs to the get to the NFC championship.
His success has been made possible with the help of a sturdy offensive line and an impressive gameplan from Doug Pederson and the Eagles coaching staff, but Foles deserves plenty of the credit for himself. "I am going to go with less enthusiasm than I had hoped for".