Super Bowl Champions the Philadelphia Eagles Soar Over the Patriots
Football’s biggest night is finally over and the Super Bowl Champions are the Philadelphia Eagles.
The New England Patriots faced off against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. for Super Bowl LII and battle for the Lombardi Trophy.
The Patriots were 4.5 favorites to beat the Eagles on Sunday. If they pulled off the win, they would walk away with the franchise’s sixth Super Bowl championship. The Philadelphia Eagles had high hopes of winning their first NFL championship in the franchise’s history.
The Eagles held strong and defeated the Patriots with final score of 41-33.
Super Bowl Facts:
- No team has yet won three Super Bowls in a row, although several have come close:
- The Green Bay Packers won the first two Super Bowls, but had also won the NFL championship in the preceding year.
- The Miami Dolphins appeared in three consecutive Super Bowls (Super Bowls VI, VII and VIII), winning the last two.
- The San Francisco 49ers won two consecutive Super Bowls (Super Bowls XXIII and XXIV) before being eliminated in the NFC championship game the following year by the eventual champion New York Giants.
- The Dallas Cowboys won two consecutive Super Bowls (Super Bowls XXVII and XXVIII) before being eliminated in the NFC championship game the following year by the eventual champion San Francisco 49ers. The Cowboys would then win Super Bowl XXX the following year.