It was an incredible game last night. I'm still hoarse from all the screaming. The refs missed calls on both teams. But, it seemed like the ones they called on the Eagles were backbreaking at the time. The Eagles defense didn't play that well at all, and the offense played one of their best games of the season.
I feel like I owe Nick Foles an apology for doubting him. But, I think most football fans felt the same way that I did. He was a good quarterback, but after watching him struggle in the last two games of the regular season, I honestly didn't think he would be able to pull it off. The coach called plays that worked to his strengths. He played an awesome game. He threw for three touchdowns and had one interception. But, even that wasn't his fault. On that play, the receiver (I think it was Alshon Jeffery), had the ball in his hands, it rolled out, he kicked it into the air, and the Patriots intercepted. Nick Foles even caught a touchdown pass, becoming the first quarterback in Super Bowl history to do that. He was named MVP and rightfully so.
It came down to the last play of the game. Tom Brady threw up a "Hail Mary" and it bounced off a few players before hitting the turf in the end zone. I didn't realize at first that the clock had expired on that play, I thought there were a few seconds left. When I saw the double zeros, I jumped off the barstool in my bar, and started yelling "Yes, Yes, Yah, holy s#*t we did it, we won the Super Bowl".
It still feels surreal. I even won $200 in a pool. I'm waiting for my wife to wake me up and for me to find out it's Sunday morning, and it was all just a dream. If I am dreaming, please don't wake me.