On opening day of NFL Divisional Weekend two teams advance to the Championship round.

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 in a game that saw Nick Foles throw for 246 yards.  The Eagles lone touchdown came on a 1 yard run by LeGarrette Blount, Jake Elliot missed the extra point but then successfully made 3 field goals.

Matt Ryan threw for 210 yards and 1 touchdown to Devonta Freeman, and was sacked 3 times.  Julio Jones had 101 receiving yards in in the loss.

In the late game the Tennessee Titans started strong but it didn’t last long.  At the end of the first quarter the Titans were up 7-0 but New England came out strong scoring 21 unanswered points in the second quarter.  Tom Brady threw for 337 yards and 3 touchdowns while Marcus Mariota threw for 254 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The Patriots will host the winner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pittsburgh Steelers game, while the Eagles will host the winner of the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings.

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