Can Jaguars pick up where they left off in 2018?

Can Jaguars pick up where they left off in 2018?

In the Brady-Belichick era, the Patriots have been previously favored in the Super Bowl five times, with Super Bowl XLIX being officially listed as a pick'em game between New England and Seattle.

The Jacksonville Jaguars frittered away a 10-point fourth-quarter lead in losing 24-20 to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game, yet their unraveling really began in the final 2½ minutes of the first half. They'll now face the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4 in Minneapolis after the Eagles' 38-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings later Sunday.

Making their seventh consecutive AFC Championship appearance, New England denied Jacksonville their first-ever Super Bowl appearance. On third-and-18 from the New England 25, Brady hit Danny Amendola for 21 yards. I hope he's healthy.

New England participated in the two highest-rated games of the season. The shifty tailback had four blockers ahead of him, but linebacker Myles Jack caught Lewis from behind and stripped the ball as the two tumbled to the ground. Zach Ertz, Alshon Jeffery, and Torrey Smith had over 60 receiving yards. The Jags were flagged six times for 98 yards, including 47 during one Pats TD drive.

Jacksonville took a 20-10 lead on Josh Lambo's field goal on the second play of the fourth quarter.

— Patrick Robinson, Eagles, returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown in Philadelphia's 38-7 win over Minnesota.

The defending NFL Champion New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles at the Super Bowl on February 4 in Minnesota - setting the teams up for a rematch of their 2005 league championship contest and giving Philadelphia a chance to avenge the sting of that loss.

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Looks like Super Bowl LII has the potential to be a Brady family reunion. They've embraced the role and, despite being the No. 1 seed in the NFC, the Eagles weren't favored in the divisional round against the Falcons and the NFC championship game against the Vikings. Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, showing poise and moxie in going 26 for 33.

Down 20-10 in the 4 quarter, the 40-year-old quarterback with stitches in his hand went 9-for-14 with 138 yards and two touchdowns to punch the Patriots a ticket to Minneapolis to face the Philadelphia Eagles.

Per the National Football League, the Patriots' one penalty is the fewest in a playoff game since 2011, when the Patriots were called for one in a victory over Baltimore.

Gronkowski missed the Super Bowl previous year with a back injury, yet the Patriots went on to win the Super Bowl without him.

Tom Brady is back in the Super Bowl after orchestrating another brilliant comeback, this time over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Unlike the games preceding it, a lot of the money on the Super Bowl comes from so-called "prop" bets that often crossover to other sports.

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