Fittingly, in Minneapolis, MN, the city where Mary Tyler Moore said “You’re going to make it after all,” the Eagles finally won the Super Bowl. Here are some ins and outs, ups and downs, and more from last night’s game.
Philly Took Over Mini – Leslie Odom Jr., Pink, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Hart, Mike Trout, and of course the fans, who made it another Eagles’ home game. Also Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live to perform in an Eagles-themed sketch.
Best Ex-Pats – LeGarrette Blount and Chris Long
Worst Ex-Eagles – Patrick Chung, Eric Rowe
The Tale of One Corey – Add another Corey to the Haim/Feldman Hall of Fame, as free agent, local guy Corey Clement had the game of this life!
Power Spouse – In – Julie Ertz, Out – Gisele Bündchen
Ghosts of Eagles Past – #17 Alshon Jeffrey channeling #17 Harold Carmichael, Eagles’ rookie Derek Barnett channeling fellow Tennessee alumnus Reggie White by recovering that crucial fumble at the end, it would have been the 52nd birthday of former Eagles’ defensive star, Jerome Brown.
Great Second Acts – Howie Roseman, Nick Foles, Doug Pederson, and of course, the Eagles beating New England in their Super Bowl rematch.
Head Coaching Material Stock – Duce Staley – up, Matt Patricia and his pencil – down
GOAT Turns Into Goat – The Greatest of All Time lost the ball at the end!
Malcolm in the Middle – The Eagles Malcolm Jenkins knocked out Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks with a vicious hit, while former Patriots’ Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler didn’t even make it to the field for the defense.
#13 is a Lucky Number – Nelson Agholor changed his number this season and had a great season and fantastic game last night.
Most Prophetic Halftime Song – Can’t Stop the Feeling
Doing the Dougie – Doug Pederson did it again with the amazing trick play call before the half!