NFL Playoffs 2018: Best of the Conference Championships

Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns as the underdog Eagles crushed the Vikings in the NFC title game and set up a Super Bowl showdown with the Patriots.

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Beau Allen and Chris Long celebrate after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Beau Allen and Chris Long celebrate after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

<p>New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola, left, and quarterback Tom Brady celebrate their victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) </p>
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New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola, left, and quarterback Tom Brady celebrate their victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Patrick Robinson runs back an interception for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Patrick Robinson runs back an interception for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

<p>Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack (44) reacts after recovering a fumble during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) </p>
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Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack (44) reacts after recovering a fumble during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long celebrates with his family after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Chris Long celebrates with his family after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

<p>Minnesota Vikings’ Case Keenum reacts on the bench during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) </p>
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Minnesota Vikings’ Case Keenum reacts on the bench during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

<p>Corey Graham #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles is congratulated by his teammates after getting an interception during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) </p>
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Corey Graham #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles is congratulated by his teammates after getting an interception during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

<p>New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is followed by media after the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is followed by media after the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

<p>New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, front, is sacked by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler, top, during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) </p>
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, front, is sacked by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler, top, during the first half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

<p>Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Philadelphia Eagles scores a fourth quarter touchdown reception against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) </p>
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Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Philadelphia Eagles scores a fourth quarter touchdown reception against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

<p>Jacksonville Jaguars cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey (20) and A.J. Bouye (21) break up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks (14) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) </p>
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Jacksonville Jaguars cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey (20) and A.J. Bouye (21) break up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks (14) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

<p>New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Shane Wynn (14) during the fourth quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Shane Wynn (14) during the fourth quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Corey Graham reacts after intercepting a pass from Minnesota Vikings’ Adam Thielen during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Corey Graham reacts after intercepting a pass from Minnesota Vikings’ Adam Thielen during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

<p>Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with teammates after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) </p>
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with teammates after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Ronald Darby breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings’ Adam Thielen during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Ronald Darby breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings’ Adam Thielen during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

<p>Minnesota Vikings’ Stefon Diggs is stopped by Philadelphia Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) </p>
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Minnesota Vikings’ Stefon Diggs is stopped by Philadelphia Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery catches a touchdown pass in front of Minnesota Vikings’ Trae Waynes during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery catches a touchdown pass in front of Minnesota Vikings’ Trae Waynes during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96) causes Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) to fumble during the second quarter in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96) causes Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) to fumble during the second quarter in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

<p>Philadelphia Eagles’ Zach Ertz catches a pass during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles’ Zach Ertz catches a pass during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

<p>New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) </p>
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New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

<p>Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after scoring a 53 yard touchdown reception during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) </p>
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Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after scoring a 53 yard touchdown reception during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

<p>James White #28 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Myles Jack #44 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half during the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) </p>
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James White #28 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Myles Jack #44 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half during the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

<p>Stephon Gilmore #24 of the New England Patriots deflects a pass intended for Dede Westbrook #12 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fouorth quarter during the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) </p>
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Stephon Gilmore #24 of the New England Patriots deflects a pass intended for Dede Westbrook #12 of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fouorth quarter during the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

<p>Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) shakes hands with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) after the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) shakes hands with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) after the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

<p>Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is brought down by New England Patriots defensive end Lawrence Guy (93) during the third quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is brought down by New England Patriots defensive end Lawrence Guy (93) during the third quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

<p>New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is hit by Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Church (42) during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is hit by Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Church (42) during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

<p>Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin (22) breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports </p>
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Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin (22) breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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