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eagles use goal-line stand, elliott fgs to beat falcons


philadelphia — fly eagles fly.with the wind and against it.with nick foles engineering several long drives, jake elliott converting three field goals, and the defense getting stingy in the tightest spot, philadelphia moved into the nfc championship game with a 15-10 victory over the atlanta falcons on saturday.foles directed brilliant marches of 74 and 80 yards in the second half — one into the whipping wind, the other with it — and elliott atoned for missing an extra point by converting from 53 yards at the end of the second quarter, 37 and 21 in the second half. then the eagles (14-3) held when atlanta (11-7) got to the 9-yard line with a first down, and to the 2 on fourth down.when matt ryan's final pass sailed over julio jones' head in the end zone , philly could celebrate its first pl






eagles 19, chargers 10: jake elliott is good for another 47-yard field goal


the eagles added to their lead as kicker jake elliott continues his big day with a 43-yard field goal. elliott’s connected on four kicks as philadelphia leads 19-10 late in the third quarter.eagles 19, chargers 10






eagles lose wentz to injury, beat rams 43-35 to win nfc east


los angeles — carson wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before leaving with a knee injury and jake elliott kicked the go-ahead 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left for the philadelphia eagles, who beat the los angeles rams 43-35 in a thriller sunday to clinch the nfc east title.two sources familiar with the injury tell the associated press that doctors believe wentz has torn his left anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs.wentz needs an mri to confirm the severity of the injury. both people spoke to the ap on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to release the information.wentz was hit hard as he dived into the end zone on a play that was called back because of holding. he stayed in the game and threw a 3-yard touchdown pass t






flames beat sharks 5-2 to clinch playoff berth


calgary, alberta — brian elliott had another stellar game and helped the calgary flames secure their second trip to the playoffs in eight seasons.elliott stopped 36 saves to improve to 14-2 in his last 16 starts, matt stajan got his first goal in 24 games during calgary's three-goal second period, and the flames beat the san jose sharks 5-2 friday night."he was fantastic. he was the reason we got these two points tonight," flames coach glen gulutzan said of elliott.johnny gaudreau, sean monahan, alex chiasson and sam bennett also scored for calgary, which won three out of the four meetings this season against san jose.acquired from the blues in june, elliott struggled to begin the year but has been on a roll lately.elliott was especially sharp in a sloppy first period by calgary, which was






the latest: ryan's td pass gives falcons 10-6 lead


the latest on the nfl playoffs on divisional weekend (all times est):5:45 p.m.matt ryan tossed a 6-yard touchdown pass to devonta freeman to give the atlanta falcons a 10-6 lead over the eagles with 5:41 left in the second quarter.the falcons took over at the eagles 18 after a short punt hit a philadelphia player in a crowd and was recovered by laroy reynolds.the eagles then committed a pair of penalties to move the ball to the 8. on third down from the 6, ryan escaped a sack, stepped up and tossed a pass to freeman in the end zone.— rob maaddi reporting in philadelphia.___5:25 p.m.legarrette blount ran in from the 1 on fourth down to give the eagles a 6-3 lead early in the second quarter.wide receiver nelson agholor ran 21 yards on an inside counter on third-and-3 to the falcons 3.nick fo






diggs on vikings' red zone struggles: 'we fell short'


carson wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before leaving with a knee injury and jake elliott kicked the go-ahead 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left for the philadelphia eagles, who beat the los angeles rams 43-35 in a thriller sunday to clinch the nfc east title.






wentz, eagles roll over cowboys 37-9 after losing kicker


arlington, texas — carson wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after philadelphia lost kicker jake elliott to a head injury, and the eagles all but wrapped up the nfc east with a 37-9 victory over the dallas cowboys on sunday night.the eagles (9-1) outscored the cowboys 30-0 in the second half while extending their winning streak to eight games, their longest since 2003-04 and tied with new orleans for the best current run in the nfl.philadelphia leads the second-place and defending division champion cowboys (5-5) by four games with six to play after handing dallas its worst home loss at 8-year-old at&t stadium.dallas' dak prescott threw a career-high three interceptions and lost a fumble that was returned for a touchdown in his second straight loss without star run






sam farmer's nfl pick for thursday: saints over falcons


new orleans (9-3) at atlanta (7-5)tv: ch. 4, nfl network, 5:15 p.m. pst.line: saints by 1.over/under: 51.sam farmer’s prediction: the saints have too many ways to beat you. if they can run the way they did on luke kuechly and carolina’s defense, they can run it on anybody. falcons need to bounce back strong.saints 28, falcons 23






nfl week 7 storylines: patriots-falcons rematch headlines the lineup


how does hundley beat brees?people hoping for a drew brees-aaron rodgers classic will have to settle for brees vs. brett hundley. the packers' young backup-turned-starter gets a week of first-team practice, a better-fitting game plan and home-field advantage. unfortunately for him, he's not getting a pushover saints defense. new orleans has turned a corner on that side of the ball. in last week's 52-38 win over detroit, the saints scored three defensive tds and had five takeaways.super bowl rematch in new englandpoor atlanta. the falcons won their first three games, including two on the road, and people want to call their 3-2 start a "super bowl hangover." whatever it is, they're back to blowing leads. they've lost first-half leads in back-to-back home losses to afc east teams buffalo and






rams 35, eagles 34: nick foles leads a field-goal drive for philadelphia


welcome to another nfl sunday.the rams (9-3) and eagles (10-2) are underway the coliseum, in what might be the biggest game of the day. the chargers (7-6) safely beat the redskins (5-8) 30-13 at stubhub center, with philip rivers resting for most of the fourth quarter.






eagles 37, rams 35: philadelphia converts goff fumble into a late field goal


welcome to another nfl sunday.the rams (9-3) and eagles (10-2) are underway the coliseum, in what might be the biggest game of the day. the chargers (7-6) safely beat the redskins (5-8) 30-13 at stubhub center, with philip rivers resting for most of the fourth quarter.






watch: russell wilson literally pump fakes a falcons defender to the ground


russell wilson showed off his wizardry once again, sending a falcons defender to the ground from 10 yards away, picking up a remarkable first down along the way.you never know when russell wilson might whip out his football voodoo. he turned it up to 11 in the second half against the atlanta falcons.wilson, while leading the seahawks on a third-quarter scoring drive, needed 13 yards on third down to extend the drive and bring seattle within field goal range after a duane brown holding penalty.with no one open and the offensive line leaking, wilson rolled out and proceeded to deliver a pump fake so dirty it sent a falcons defender to the ground butt-first. wilson then outran another defender, dove and outstretched the football across the 30-yard line to pick a remarkable third-down conversi






ezekiel elliot drops suspension appeal just in time for seahawks-cowboys to be h


elliott announced wednesday he will no longer appeal his six-game suspension, which will end just in time for a game against the seahawks on dec. 24.the months-long ezekiel elliott suspension drama has finally reached a resolution as the dallas cowboys second-year running back announced through his agent wednesday that he will serve out the rest of his six-game suspension. the nfl network was among those reporting the news of the statement.that means elliott will miss five more games for the cowboys and then will be eligible to return when dallas hosts the seattle seahawks on dec. 24.elliott was handed the suspension after a roughly year-long investigation by the nfl into allegations of domestic violence by former girlfriend tiffany thompson.while the suspension had initially been handed d






cowboys rb ezekiel elliott loses latest court battle, clearing way for nfl to en


a federal judge in new york rejected the nfl players association's latest request for a preliminary injunction for ezekiel elliott, potentially clearing the way for the nfl to enforce its six-game suspension of the second-year running back for the dallas cowboys.the ruling was made by u.s. district judge katherine polk failla after a hearing monday.the league has been prevented from enforcing elliott's suspension, imposed under the league's personal conduct policy, all season by a series of court rulings. but barring further legal intervention, the nfl now is free to put elliott's suspension into effect.he would miss the cowboys' game sunday against the kansas city chiefs and then subsequent games against the atlanta falcons, philadelphia eagles, los angeles chargers, washington redskins a






memorable displays of unity followed by fantastic finishes


new york — for one of those rare times, the focus at nfl stadiums was on what happened before the games. what occurred on the sidelines, or in the tunnels leading to the locker rooms.after those extraordinary demonstrations of unity by players, coaches, staff and owners, the action sunday could have been anticlimactic. instead, the league delivered some scintillating stuff punctuated by fantastic finishes in detroit, foxborough, green bay, chicago and philadelphia.following two weeks of, well, blah, the nfl gave us wow."awesome, awesome, awesome," eagles coach doug pederson said after jake elliott boomed a 61-yard field goal to beat the giants as time expired, 27-24.yep."i've never seen anything like it," noted falcons receiver mohamed sanu after detroit had a go-ahead touchdown with 8 sec






falcons' matt ryan returns to philadelphia for playoff game against eagles in fr


whereas the rest of the football world will be watching with fresh eyes saturday when atlanta squares off against philadelphia in a divisional playoff game, it’s a matchup brian mccloskey sees every week.virtually every fall sunday in the mccloskey household, it’s falcons versus eagles.that’s because he was the high school coach of atlanta quarterback matt ryan, who grew up in philadelphia, as well as a devoted eagles fan. so mccloskey has side-by-side tvs in his home, and each week tunes in to the falcons on one and eagles on the other.“i’m conflicted, i’m absolutely conflicted,” mccloskey said this week, sitting in a classroom at william penn charter school, ryan’s alma mater. “here’s someone that i love and i coached. but at the same time, my whole life i’ve been like, ‘let’s see the ea






with each clean sheet, jack elliott's star rises


the philadelphia union have kept four straight clean sheets. this is a sentence that i never expected to write when the philadelphia union were hemorrhaging goals at a chivas usa rate. credit must be given to jim curtin for changing the personnel along the back line and causing them to play a more compact game.one of the biggest surprises in curtin’s changes has been the insertion of jack elliott as the right center back. occupying a role that was meant for joshua yaro, elliott has stepped in looking well beyond his years.hailing from london, it’s a “lucky coincidence” that elliott’s journey led to the united states. he was playing for old wilsonians football club at home when a scout for west virginia university discovered him. elliott took the offer playing four years for the mountaineer






ovechkin shines as caps snap elliott's streak, beat flames


washington — alex ovechkin had a goal and two assists, t.j. oshie scored his 30th of the season and the nhl-leading washington capitals defeated the surging calgary flames 4-2 on tuesday night.the top line of ovechkin, oshie and nicklas backstrom dominated all game. ovechkin led all players with a season-high 11 shots, finally beating flames goaltender brian elliott late in the third period for his 29th goal.evgeny kuznetsov and kevin shattenkirk also scored, and backstrom had three assists as the capitals snapped elliott's franchise-record winning streak at 11 games. elliott kept his team in it by stopping 36 shots as calgary lost for just the fifth time in 22 games.playing his 300th career game, counterpart braden holtby celebrated his bobblehead night by making 29 saves for washington,






three three-goal lacrosse games for wood


nine goal in three games: for some guys, that’s a season. but for los gatos high school lacrosse star garrett wood, just call it another week.the talented junior attacker pitched in three goals a game over a three-game stretch last week to lead the wildcats to two wins in three tries as they close in on the end of the 2017 season.the cats were to take a solid 10-7 season record and 7-1 league mark into their final santa clara valley athletic league game on thursday at mountain view, 4 p.m. they will then compete in the league tournament set for may 10 and 13.gatos tacked on its seventh league win in eight tries last thursday with a lopsided 14-5 victory over rival saratoga. the wildcats held slim leads of 3-2 after a quarter and 6-4 at the half before blasting the falcons 6-1 in the third






tim elliott vs. mark de la rosa live round-by-round coverage


the ufc 219 card kicks off with the ufc debut of undefeated newcomer mark de la rosa against former flyweight title challenger tim elliott. de la rosa has accumulated a 9-0 record primarily on the strength of his ground skills. elliott is 3-6 in the ufc and 14-8-1 overall in mma competition.round 1. elliott opens with a few low kicks and then secures a takedown. de la rosa goes for a guillotine choke but has to let it go. de la rosa then looks for an armbar. elliott is patient and gets out after a couple of slams. elliott then lands a few punches from the top. elliott continues to work with punches while de la rosa has to concentrate more on defense. elliott attempts a d’arce choke and then a guillotine choke. de la rosa gets out of danger and briefly takes top position but elliott then re






falcons 16, rams 10: l.a. forces atlanta to settle for a field goal


the falcons came out and started the second half with a strong drive, relying on their running attack to get deep into rams’ territory. but instead of punching it in for a touchdown, the falcons stalled and had to settle for a 25-yard field goal to cap a drive that lasted more than 7 minutes.with 6:45 left in the third quarter, atlanta leads 16-10.






they did it again: seahawks force critical turnover at the goal line against the


the seahawks did it again, forcing a goal-line turnover in a critical spot. watch as sheldon richardson strips carson wentz for the the fumble.stop us if you’ve heard this before. the seahawks forced a fumble at the one-yard-line that resulted in a turnover in a critical situation.on second and goal, eagles quarterback carson wentz barreled his way toward the end zone, only to have the ball stripped away by seahawks defensive tackle sheldon richardson. the ball then bounced out of the end zone, resulting in a touchback for seattle.wild.it’s not the first time this has happened to the seahawks, as earl thomas forced a fumble at the one-yard-line earlier this season against the rams, and again in 2014 using his signature kung fu chop. thomas was in on the tackle again with another karate cho






looks out eagles, falcons looked super bowl-ready last week


what america saw last weekend from the atlanta falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2½ quarters of last year's super bowl.can they keep it up as they head on the road again saturday to philadelphia?the falcons have that balanced offense — if matt ryan is efficient — to challenge any opponents. where they made their mark against the rams was on defense."we don't have a (complicated) defense, but we are very detailed," says defensive coordinator marquand manuel, a former nfl player who got the job last february. "and the detail of expectations of understanding that they have to make our defense come to life, and they're doing an awesome job at it."philadelphia's defense has been up and down recently, and it has dealt with a bunch of injuries. depth has been a plus for jim schwartz






gaudreau powers flames past canadiens for 8th straight win


calgary, alberta — after a miserable start to the season, johnny gaudreau and brian elliott are rolling right now for the resurgent calgary flames.gaudreau had a goal and three assists, and the flames beat the montreal canadiens 5-0 on thursday night for their eighth consecutive victory.elliott had 24 saves for his first shutout of the season. after assisting on all three second-period goals as the flames blew open a 1-0 game, gaudreau added his 14th goal at 16:12 of the third period.coach glen gulutzan was proud of calgary's methodical play in the final period, preserving elliott's first shutout with the flames."no one says it on the bench, no one says the word. but everybody knew what we were playing for," gulutzan said. "i don't think we turned the puck over in the third. we just wanted






matt ryan becomes first falcons player to win nfl mvp award


quarterback matt ryan is the first atlanta falcons player to win the ociated press nfl most valuable player award.ryan, also voted to the 2016 all-pro team by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the nfl, earned 25 votes in balloting announced urday night at the nfl honors show. he beat out new england quarterback tom brady, who received 10 votes.they will meet in sunday's super bowl.ryan topped the nfl in p er rating (117.1), throwing for 38 touchdowns with seven interceptions. he led the falcons (11-5) to the nfc south title.it's the fourth consecutive year and ninth in the past 10 a quarterback has won the award.dallas rookie running back ezekiel elliott and oakland qb derek carr each received six votes. ociated press






rams 35, eagles 31: gurley scores his second touchdown against eagles


welcome to another nfl sunday.the rams (9-3) and eagles (10-2) are underway the coliseum, in what might be the biggest game of the day. the chargers (7-6) safely beat the redskins (5-8) 30-13 at stubhub center, with philip rivers resting for most of the fourth quarter.






eagles 10, chargers 0: philadelphia rookie kicker jake elliott is good from 45 y


welcome to another week in the nfl. the rams (3-1) stunned the dallas cowboys (2-2) at on the road today and the chargers (0-3) are currently underway against the philadelphia eagles (2-1) at stubhub center.keep it here for updates from the chargers game and for other news from around the league.






nfc divisional round preview: atlanta at philadelphia


atlanta (11-6) vs. philadelphia (13-3)3:35 p.m. (ch. 11)how they got here: the eagles had a first-round bye as the nfc's top seed. the defending nfc champion falcons beat the los angeles rams 26-13, giving them postseason victories in back-to-back years for the first time.about the matchup: atlanta was the nfl's top-scoring team last season, but its fewest points came in a 24-15 loss at philadelphia on nov. 13, 2016, the last time they met. … the eagles scored the second-most points (463) in team history, but all eyes are on qb nick foles, who is 2-1 filling in for the injured carson wentz. foles has completed 56.4 percent of his passes for 537 yards, five tds, two picks and 79.5 passer rating, following five strong quarters with five poor ones. … falcons qb matt ryan threw for 4,095 yards






elliott gets 10th straight win as flames beat stars 3-1


calgary, alberta — mark giordano had a goal and two assists, brian elliott stopped 24 shots in his 10th straight win and the calgary flames beat the dallas stars 3-1 friday night.matthew tkachuk and michael frolik also scored to help calgary bounce back from a loss to boston two nights earlier — with elliott home with the flu — that snapped the flames' 10-game winning streak. calgary, 12-1-1 in its last 14, jumped past edmonton into third place in the pacific division.elliott's busiest period was the second when dallas outshot calgary 13-10 but fell behind 2-0.bidding for his third shutout in four games, elliott was finally beaten with 6:41 left in the third when tj brodie mishandled the puck in front of his net and brett ritchie whipped it past the surprised goaltender.kari lehtonen finis






perry scores in ot, ducks take 3-0 series lead over flames


calgary, alberta — corey perry scored 1:30 into overtime and the anaheim ducks rallied from three goals down to beat the calgary flames 5-4 monday night, taking a 3-0 series lead in the first-round series.perry's sharp-angled shot deflected off several players and past flames goalie brian elliott.shea theodore had two goals, nate thompson had a goal and two assists, and nick ritchie also scored for the ducks. rickard rakell, kevin bieksa and hampus lindholm each had two assists.john gibson gave up four goals on 16 shots before he was replaced by jonathan bernier in the second period. bernier stopped all 16 shots he faced.sean monahan had a goal and an assist, and kris versteeg, sam bennett and michael stone also scored for calgary. mikael backlund and t.j. brodie each had two assists, and






alshon jeffery's touchdown helps eagles beat down bears


the afterglow inside the eagles locker room centered on alshon jeffery’s stall. as a bears receiver for the previous five seasons, he had plenty of experience on the wrong side of lopsided scores like sunday’s 31-3 rout. but now that he’s a big part of the nfl’s best and highest-scoring team, these games are a lot more fun.jeffery pulled on a white no. 23 michael jordan bulls jersey, then recapped his contributions to another emphatic eagles win: five catches for 52 yards and a touchdown, plus a key downfield block on another touchdown.there was even a little showtime. jeffery and his teammates pantomimed a bowling bit after his 8-yard touchdown catch just before halftime. he was the bowler and his teammates were the pins.overall, jeffery had only one regret.“i wish i would have rolled the






power rankings: vikings fall, steelers climb, everyone jockeys for playoff posit


mark craig's power rankingsbiggest jump: chiefs no. 21 to no. 15biggest fall: jets no. 20 to no. 301. steelers, 11-2 (last week: 2)every time i fall asleep, the steelers are losing. every time i wake up, the steelers have won.2. patriots, 10-3 (1)0-for-11 on third down. still think the patriots wouldn’t need gronk down there in miami?3. eagles, 11-2 (4)two words for vikings fans who think eagles fans should just give up on their season: case keenum.4. panthers, 9-4 (8)if cam newton could hit the broad side of that barn, this team could really be something.5. vikings, 10-3 (3)like i’ve said, this team will win or lose based on how the offensive line performs.6. jaguars, 9-4 (10)if it wasn’t already time to take these fellas seriously, it is now. eh, seattle?7. rams, 9-4 (5)they have to go t






falcons vs. eagles: how the two teams match up in the nfc divisional round


can the philadelphia eagles keep rolling without the face of their franchise?with quarterback carson wentz recovering from a season-ending knee injury, nick foles will do his best to pick up the slack for the no. 1 seed eagles. the early results haven’t been especially encouraging.foles completed 47 of 87 passes for 439 yards (with five touchdowns and two interceptions) in his three games, barely playing in the third.there was a significant drop-off from wentz, particularly when it came to scrambling and making plays outside the pocket.atlanta players aren’t breathing easy, though.“i think when you’ve played for a while and it’s been done at a high level, which he has, that lends to that kind of respect,” falcons coach dan quinn said of foles.“he’s done it at a high level, and he takes car






backup plan: who’s your team’s emergency kicker?


miami (ap) — ndamukong suh, the nfl’s best three-time all-pro defensive tackle doubling as an emergency placekicker, says the stakes were high the last time he tried a field goal.overcome by the pressure of bragging rights, he misfired. in practice. on purpose.“i had three opportunities, and i was two of three,” suh says. “the third one was kind of missed intentionally. i didn’t want the offense to win, because in my heart i’m on the defensive side of the ball.”such are the trials of the emergency kicker, an overlooked job that invites snickers — until a team’s regular kicker gets hurt during a game. then someone like suh might be called upon to make an extra point or field goal, perhaps for the first time in his career, with the outcome on the line.most read storiesunlimited digital acces






backup plan: who's your team's emergency kicker?


miami — ndamukong suh, the nfl's best three-time all-pro defensive tackle doubling as an emergency placekicker, says the stakes were high the last time he tried a field goal.overcome by the pressure of bragging rights, he misfired. in practice. on purpose."i had three opportunities, and i was two of three," suh says. "the third one was kind of missed intentionally. i didn't want the offense to win, because in my heart i'm on the defensive side of the ball."such are the trials of the emergency kicker, an overlooked job that invites snickers — until a team's regular kicker gets hurt during a game. then someone like suh might be called upon to make an extra point or field goal, perhaps for the first time in his career, with the outcome on the line.the 6-foot-4, 307-pound suh is the league's b






cowboys' elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban


frisco, texas — dallas cowboys running back ezekiel elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.elliott's agents said wednesday the decision by last year's nfl rushing leader "is in no way an admission of wrongdoing." elliott had a hearing set in a federal appeals court on dec. 1, four games into the suspension.wednesday was the 96th day since commissioner roger goodell announced the suspension. elliott served the first game in dallas' 27-7 loss to atlanta last weekend. by accepting the six-game ban, elliott is eligible to return for the final two games of the regular season: dec. 24 at home against seattle and dec. 31 at philadelphia.the defending nfc east champion cowboys (5-4) are three games behind the division-lea






google chrome dev for debian/ubuntu (64-bit)


google chrome dev for 64-bit debian/ubuntu is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. use one box for everything type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages. thumbnails of your top sites let you access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab. desktop shortcuts allow you to launch your favorite web apps straight from your desktop. the developer's build tests new features before they're pushed to the beta build, and so it should only be used by those who are willing to risk browsing data loss.