In 2016, quarterback Nick Foles almost made the decision to quit the NFL. He had just been released from his contract. But he decided to stay and this season, ended up as back-up quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. The first NFL team he played for when he was initially drafted.
That all changed when his team’s starting quarterback tore his ACL in December. Nick Foles was pulled into the spotlight and he made the most of it. Helping his team make it to the Super Bowl as the underdog and then bringing home the top prize. Continue reading
There were 13 NFL teams that had never won the Super Bowl. And now there are 12. The Philadelphia Eagles had been to the big game twice before and lost. But not last night. The underdog took the biggest prize. Continue reading
When the Jacksonville Jaguars met the New England Patriots yesterday to vie for a spot at the Super Bowl, many pundits said it would be a David versus Goliath scenario. The Patriots, along with their quarterback Tom Brady, have been at the Super Bowl seven times before this season. What chance did the Jaguars have? Continue reading
Never say never. For the first time ever, the Super Bowl went into overtime.
How many times in our lives have we been losing 28-9 at the end of the third quarter? Have we felt that we were too far gone to keep trying? Have we thought to ourselves, I just can’t make it happen, I’ll never succeed?
The New England Patriots were the favourite to win. Yet the Atlanta Falcons were 19 points ahead with just one quarter left to play. It seemed like the outcome was set. Continue reading