Kat Stuart – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH FL)- On Sunday, Jan. 21, the Jacksonville Jaguars took on the New England Patriots for the American Football Conference championship. It wasn’t until late in the fourth quarter until the Patriots scored the winning touchdown for a 24-20 win.
Patriots fans were sitting at the edge of their seats throughout the whole game, but they never lost faith in star quarterback Tom Brady.
Hours later, the Minnesota Vikings fell hard to the Philadelphia Eagles who dominated the game and won the National Football Conference championship 38-7. This leaves the Eagles to play the Patriots in the Super Bowl.
In the last 20 years, the Patriots have been to eight super bowls and they won over half of them. This year will mark their tenth Super Bowl.
The Eagles have only been to the Super Bowl three times. One of those three was against the Patriots. However, they lost 24-21.
Senior Michael Mullen said, “I don’t follow football a lot, but the Eagles are my team. I think they will destroy the Patriots at the Super Bowl. The Patriots shouldn’t have even made it.”
On the other hand, senior Jacob Riffe favors the Patriots, “We had a tough game, but as usual we bounced back. I’m pretty confident in the game against the Eagles as long as we play as we usually do.”
The Patriots and the Eagles will play against each other for the Vince Lombardi National Football Championship trophy on Feb. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN.