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Inside The Numbers Of The Eagles’ Win Over Atlanta

EAGLES ADVANCE TO NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

With today’s 15-10 victory over Atlanta, Philadelphia is set to play in the NFC Championship Game for the first time since the 2008 season (1/18/09 at Arizona – L, 25-32). The Eagles will host the conference title game for the first time since the 2004 season (1/23/05 vs. Atlanta – W, 27-10).

Philadelphia is now 14-7 (.667) all-time at home in the playoffs, including a 5-3 (.625) mark at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles also improved to 5-0 all-time at home in the Divisional Round: 1/13/18 vs. Atlanta (W, 15-10), 1/16/05 vs. Minnesota (W, 27-14), 1/11/04 vs. Green Bay (W, 20-17), 1/11/03 vs. Atlanta (W, 20-6), 1/3/81 vs. Minnesota (W, 31-16).

Since 2001, Philadelphia has qualified for the NFC Championship six times (most among NFC teams), which is tied with Pittsburgh for the 2nd-most such appearances in that span, trailing only New England (11 entering this weekend).

HOME, SWEET HOME

Philadelphia has produced a 14-3 (.824) record at home under head coach Doug Pederson, which is the best home record in the NFL over the last two seasons (including playoffs). The Eagles also own the best home record in the NFL this season at 8-1 (.889).

Philadelphia has outscored opponents 244-117 (+127) at home this season, allowing just 13.0 points per game, as well as only 7.3 points per game in the last four contests. The Falcons’ 10 points were the fewest points allowed by the Eagles in the playoffs since the 2004 NFC Conference Championship vs. Atlanta (W, 27-10).

Philadelphia improved to 6-1 all-time vs. Atlanta at Lincoln Financial Field (since 2003).

ELLIOTT SETS EAGLES POSTSEASON RECORD

Jake Elliott connected on a 53-yard FG at the end of the second quarter to cut the deficit, 10-9. The 53-yarder is the longest FG in Eagles postseason history (previously 51 yards by David Akers on 1/4/09 at Minnesota). Elliott, who set the regular-season franchise record for 50+ yard FGs this season, has now…

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