Dave lesko they were far from perfect, but the eagles did just enough saturday to win their first playoff game since january 11, 2009.
Nick foles threw for 246 yards passing with no touchdowns, but he didn't turn the ball over either.
Defensively, the birds sacked matt ryan three times and kept julio jones out of the end zone, as they hold on to improve to 1?3 on the season with the 1?10 victory over the falcons.
Nick foles "i felt like we were driving the ball all day.
We were doing a good job staying on the field, and i don't know, second half we just kept believing, kept sticking with one another.
I mean we were on the sidelines talking all day, and there was never one moment where anyone was worried because we knew we'd get the job done."
Lane johnson "our whole game plan was to run the ball.
We wanted to wear them down physically.
I mean we had some flashes, especially early on in the season where we were running the ball very effectively, and i think it was a big part of our win.
So we just wanted to stick with the game plan, run it, have some rpo's off of that, and i think that was the best game plan for the situation."
Jay ajayi "i just felt like i could have executed a lot better today.
I think it's a great team win today.
A lot of the teammates picked up the slack.
Defense played lights out.
Other rb's made a lot of plays, so i just think coming in next week, i need to play better."
Chris long "once we put the fire out in the run game, i mean they were able to get some things on the perimeter, but we knew that if we just slowed the run game down a little bit, and we did that after the first or second series, the game changed a little bit, and so you know they had that one short field where they scored a touchdown, but we didn't give them much else."
Brandon graham "we got their best shot early on, and once we calmed down and played our game, you know we were able to make big plays and they're a professional team.
And everybody's professionals, and everybody's got a job to do and they went out there and made some plays, but when we needed