NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win in Super Bowl 52

The Hanford Sentinel
NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win in Super Bowl 52
NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win in Super Bowl 52

Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown. Facing the mighty New England Patriots on the NFL's biggest stage, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson made a decision to try a trick play — the "Philly Special " — on a fourth down late in the first half of Super Bowl 52 that will be remembered as one of the gutsiest calls in sports history.

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