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  • Super Bowl 2018: Final Predictions, Odds Before AFC, NFC Championship Games

    Per OddsShark, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles didn't have lofty preseason expectations. Their respective over/under win totals were 6.5, 8.5 and eight, respectively. Ten teams had win totals of nine or more, so the trio of teams lagged behind the leaders of the pack. However, all three teams won their respective divisions and now find themselves in the conference championship round. The New England Patriots, who surpassed their 12.5 over/under win total...

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  • Vikings vs. Eagles: Final Odds, Spread Picks for NFC Championship Game 2018

    Two teams that have made and lost six combined Super Bowls but are the owners of three separate miracles will fight for the right to represent the NFC in Super Bowl LII. The Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles will face off on Sunday at 6:40 p.m. ET with Fox carrying the television broadcast. Per OddsShark, the Vikings are three-point favorites, and the game is listed with a 38.5-point over/under total. Here's a look at three pivotal questions for the NFC Championship, in addition to a...

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  • NFC Championship Game 2018: Vikings vs. Eagles Injury Report and Predictions

    Most of the major impact players on the respective rosters of the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles should be set to make their marks in Sunday's NFC Championship Game at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles, who earned home-field advantage in the NFC, only have three players listed on their injury report, with linebacker Dannell Ellerbe listed as questionable, per the team's official website.  Wide receiver Adam Thielen is the Vikings' main concern, as he was limited in practice Thursday...

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  • NFC Championship Game 2018: Vikings vs. Eagles Comments and Stat Predictions

    Confidence certainly isn't in limited supply as the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles approach the 2018 NFC Championship Game.  The visiting Vikings haven't lost since December 10, and it is almost beginning to look like fate after Stefon Diggs' miracle play downed the New Orleans Saints in the divisional round. An elite defense against a backup quarterback doesn't hurt the confidence, either.  But the hosts aren't fretting with Carson Wentz on the sideline and Nick Foles under center,...

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  • NFL Playoff Picture 2018: Championship Bracket Scenarios and Super Bowl Odds

    It's championship weekend in the NFL, with the final four teams vying for the right to play in Super Bowl 52 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This means 28 fanbases are left without an obvious rooting interest, other than perhaps hoping their favorite team's rival gets crushed on Sunday. If you are looking to pick a side this weekend, there's something to like about each of these teams. But first, here's a look at each team's odds heading into the conference championships.  Conference...

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  • Super Bowl 2018: Latest Odds and Predictions for Biggest Stars

    The 2000 New York Giants were one-point underdogs heading into their NFC Championship matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. It was a notable line considering that the Giants were at home and finished as the conference's No. 1 seed. However, the Giants silenced the critics by delivering a dominant 41-0 victory to earn a trip to Super Bowl XXXV. Seventeen years later, the Vikings are once again road favorites in the NFC Championship against an NFC East team that finished as the No. 1 seed. This...

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  • NFL Playoffs 2018: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Sunday's Games

    The final four teams left in the NFL playoff field consist of one five-time Super Bowl winner (and perennial playoff team) and three zero-time Super Bowl winners, none of whom registered a winning record in the previous season. The former team (the New England Patriots) is clearly unlike the others, but the Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings didn't get to the conference championship round by accident. All three teams had top-four scoring defenses and won their...

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  • Vikings vs. Eagles: Top Fantasy Bets, Predictions for 2018 NFC Championship

    Last year's NFC Championship Game contained seven combined touchdown passes from Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers. Nick Foles and Case Keenum are unlikely to follow suit Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings are each one victory away from making Super Bowl LII behind a quarterback who began 2017 on the bench. Although an overblown storyline among the onlookers who fail to comprehend that football is a team sport, the passers dwindle the matchup's excitement from a fantasy...

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  • Vikings apply for trademarks after miracle win

    The Vikings have applied to trademark the phrases "Minneapolis Miracle" and "Minnesota Miracle" after the Vikings' improbable win over the Saints in last week's divisional-round game.
  • Vikings vs. Eagles: Updated Odds, Predictions for NFC Championship Game 2018

    Neither the Minnesota Vikings nor the Philadelphia Eagles finished with winning records last season, but each team showed potential for the future. The Vikings started the year 5-0 before going on a 3-8 tailspin. However, they finished with the sixth-best scoring defense and posted wins against two playoff teams (the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers). The Eagles went just 7-9, but they outscored their opponents by 36 points. Like the Vikings, they also beat a few playoff teams, including...

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  • Eagles’ Nick Foles and Vikings’ Case Keenum have strong career connections

    PHILADELPHIA - Nick Foles contemplated retirement after a miserable season with the Rams in which he ended up losing his starting job to Case Keenum. That's just one spin of a unique quarterback carousel that'll be on display when Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host Keenum and the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. "It pretty wild," Foles said. "Case's success and the way he plays doesn't surprise me because him and I were...

  • Vikings deep in playoffs, thanks in part to diligent Diggs

    The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn't start with such brilliance. Diggs has only arrived at this stage of his life and his career, a Vikings standout on the verge of a Super Bowl, with an unrelenting diligence and a dose of humility. ...

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  • Our gambling guide to the best bets for the NFC and AFC Championships this weekend

    Abbie Parr/Getty Images After another wild weekend of football that exceeded all expectations, there's only four teams remaining and three games left until a Super Bowl champion is crowned. Sadly, that means there's just three more games left for bettors to gamble on before the long offseason. But there's no time to fret about the offseason yet — there's still money to be made before we pack up our winnings and head home. Last week we put about $1,000 hypothetical dollars on the line and ended...

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  • Joe Buck Says Fan Once Broke Into His Dad's Hotel Room To Leave Hate Letter

    Joe Buck tells "Off The Board" about the time a fan broke into his dad's hotel room to leave him an angry note.
  • Stefon Diggs, Lane Johnson Excel in NFL Divisional Round

    From Stefon Diggs’s Miracle in Minnesota to Lane Johnson performing at the highest level in the Eagles’ most important game of the season, here are some player performances that we're still talking about from the NFL divisional round.
  • NFL Playoff Schedule 2018: Predictions, Coverage Guide for Championship Bracket

    The Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles fanbases have dealt with an incredible amount of playoff heartbreak in the Super Bowl era. Minnesota lost four Super Bowls in the span of eight seasons from 1969 to 1976. They haven't been back to play for the Lombardi Trophy since then, but the Vikings did lose four conference championship games from 1987 to 2009. Three of those matchups were by a combined 13 points, with the fourth being a 41-0 blowout. Philadelphia has made and lost two Super...

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  • Coach has Vikings in uncharted territory

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Mike Zimmer was already smiling more than usual, sporting a relaxed look of satisfaction rarely revealed in public during the NFL season, when he really let his guard down a few minutes into his postgame news conference deep inside Minnesota's still-buzzing stadium. "Hey, let's open these things up!" Zimmer blurted out mid-sentence, prodding a Vikings official to push the button that removes the window shades and allows the premium ticket-holders in an...

  • Minnesota Church Is Holding Vikings Fans Accountable for Last-Second Prayers

    If you prayed for the Vikings to pull off a miracle against the Saints, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Minneapolis expects to see you at mass Sunday.
  • Super Bowl 2018: Date, Schedule and Predicting Teams for NFL Championship Game

    It's safe to say the divisional round of the NFL playoffs didn't disappoint. From a nail-biting Philadelphia Eagles victory to a shootout between to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the icing on the cake of the round was the Minnesota Vikings' victory over the New Orleans on the last play of the game. If you haven't seen the miraculous last play of Sunday's NFC matchup, where have you been? But here's what happened, per the NFL's official Twitter: After a play like that,...

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  • Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Don't Just Blame the Saints' Marcus Williams, and More on the Divisional Round

    If a season of neurological hazards, political controversy, public subsidies, and bad officiating has left you wondering why Americans like football so much, Sunday was your answer. First, David outscored Goliath in Pittsburgh, then the triple-comeback contest in Minnesota built up to the best final three minutes in NFL annals. Didn’t like Sunday’s games? You must not like athletics. Sports buffs will shed a tear that the ending of Saints at Vikings means a Super Bowl matchup of Tom Brady versus...

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  • Don't overlook Stefon Diggs's brilliance for Marcus Williams's error. Vikings fans won't.

    They love their history here, revel in it, tortuous as it may be. Glorious new U.S. Bank Stadium boasts of it around every corner. Bud Grant's first headset, silver footballs to memorialize Cris Carter's 1,000 catches, photographs by former linebacker Matt Blair of training camp days out at Mankato...
  • Stefon Diggs finally givies Vikings a happy ending

    An exceptional medley of great awareness, terrific balance and deft reflexes allowed Stefon Diggs to ad lib and seize both the ball and the moment in the Vikings' demon-exorcising "Minneapolis Miracle." Diggs was supposed to go out of bounds if Case Keenum threw his way on the play dubbed "Seven Heaven," although in countless rehearsals at practice, the pass didn't get to the deep receiver, according to teammate Jarius Wright. Ten seconds and no timeouts...

  • Vikings pivot to Eagles, after big break to beat Saints

    Their minds still racing with childlike exuberance over the stunning last-snap victory that sent them to the NFC championship game, many of the Minnesota Vikings remained awake several hours past midnight. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes replayed the video clip of the winning touchdown "about a...

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  • Sean Payton Says Saints Replay Monitors in Coaching Booth vs. Vikings Were Out

    New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton lost two bad challenges in the second half of his team's loss to the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, but he says it wasn't necessarily his fault. "Our monitor was down," he explained Monday, per Josh Katzenstein of "Our booth was the only booth that didn't have a feed to it. So, you just got to go with your gut, and fortunately, it wasn't an issue with the timeouts." If the Saints' replay monitor was the only one malfunctioning at U.S. Bank Stadium, it...

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