Jay Ajayi key to Philadelphia Eagles running the ball

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In what might be a defacto NFC championship game, the Vikings play host to the Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium. But he's never been in a playoff game, and a first-round bye could detract from Minnesota's mojo. He also didn't look sharp In an abbreviated performance against the Dallas Cowboys, going 4-of-11 for 39 yards and one interception. The Eagles, playing without injured quarterback Carson Wentz, have had a week to try to fix the offense.

NBC 10 will provide comprehensive coverage of Eagles Game Day, beginning with "Eagles Game Plan" at noon and followed by "Eagles Road to Victory" at 12:30 p.m., "Eagles Gameday Kickoff" at 1 p.m., "NBC 10 News Playoff Special" at 1:30 p.m. and "Football Night in America" at 3:30 p.m. The Eagles (at home) are still better than the Falcons, and the Vikings are better than the Eagles. As a result, Goff finished with just 259 yards and one touchdown on 24-of-45 passing, and the Rams scored just 13 points.

This perception, based mainly on the belief that next to no one believes that the team has a snowball's chance in hell of winning with quarterback Nick Foles at the helm, has fans (and a few players) smarting a little. Coming up big in these kinds of games are what they pay him to do. More than that, he was the team's leader as usual.

A mid-season acquisition by the Eagles, the former Miami Dolphins running back lit up the Falcons on October 15.

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Andre: Falcons. Since December, the Eagles are 26th in yards-per-play differential. Atlanta went back and forth until they picked up their 10th win in Week 17.

Ryan had his worst game of his MVP season past year in Atlanta's 24-15 loss in Philly on November 13, 2016. In receiving, Julio Jones posted 1,364 yards and three touchdowns in 83 catches while Sanu added 632 yards and five touchdowns in 60 receptions. The Falcons are led by Devonta Freeman, who had 865 yards rushing and seven TDs. So, the question then becomes: Is Jay Ajayi enough to carry them over the Falcons? Yeah, Ryan and the offense get all of the attention. The Eagles earned the tie-breaker and home field advantage up until the Super Bowl. They not only won the NFC West title but had the highest-scoring offense in the league.

This game is going to be a lot closer than people expect and is going to come down to a clutch field goal at the end. Sixth-seeded Atlanta hopes to have the wideout at the top of his game on Saturday when it visits the top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles. That's the matchup the league and most fans have been waiting to see, and with Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown making plays, it will be hard for the Jaguars to hold this unit in check.

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