Almost two years ago, the trajectory of his career led him to the same crossroads all National Football League players eventually reach.
He was unable to secure any extra tickets, as is the case for most regular season games.
He prayed. Then he waited for an answer.
"I think this little lesson that Thomas Morstead showed can go a long way", said Alton, who played wide receiver at Concordia College from 2005-2008.
These are the kind of teams Tom Coughlin builds, not to beat the Pats, but to control games - like Belichick he comes from the Bill Parcells school, only he sticks closer to the Parcells formula and that is what the Jags have done: run game, big tough O line, big tough D line that can rush the passer with just four.
Below, you'll find how you can watch Sunday's game. Earlier this month, the team filed to trademark "Bring It Home", a phrase the team started using when the playoffs began, a reference to the team trying to be the first to win the Super Bowl in their home stadium. At that moment, it was going to back to play for coach Reid, and when I did, you know, I am a better person because of that decision.
Foles signed a two-year deal with the Eagles before this season after his contract was up in Kansas City.
"Everybody thought (the Vikings) were going to lose at that one point so then we had a pretty good crowd in here and everyone went insane". In Wentz's absence, Foles has proved to be a dependable and calming spirit in the huddle. Keenum was the league's fourth-most pressured quarterback (38.8 percent) this season.
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The Vikings have released the club's final injury report for Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. How did two backup quarterbacks get themselves in this position? And the coincidence isn't lost on either of them. His tenure in St. Louis and Los Angeles was shaky at best, but it was made to look even worse by the success Keenum and Foles have had this season. After Philadelphia drafted Wentz No. 2 overall in 2016, the organization traded Bradford to the Vikings.
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It's nearly feels like fate brought these two teams together for this one game.
"We were on the bus and all you heard was, 'splat, splat, splat, ' " Newman, now with the Vikings, said Thursday.
And the Eagles, a team holding on tight to its underdog identity, firmly believe in one another.
I'm a bit less sure of this, but I think the Patriots will play smarter defense than the Steelers did against Jacksonville, and they are not a big play team like Pittsburgh, so the points total isn't going to rise. I know it sounds ridiculous, like we're nearly talking about gangs here, but it's no joke down in Philly. But I know where my heart is, and my heart was all in being in Philly, being with these guys, going out there on the field, stepping in the huddle and knowing that each guy is playing for each other.