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Last Updated: Sunday, 23 January, 2005, 23:25 GMT
Philadelphia 27-10 Atlanta
Eagles tight end Chad Lewis
Chad Lewis catches his second touchdown pass
Philadelphia sealed their place in their first Super Bowl since 1981 with victory over Atlanta in the NFC Championship game.

The Eagles, who have lost the last three championship games, took an early lead with a Dorsey Levens touchdown.

Chad Lewis added another in the second quarter although the Falcons responded with 10 points of their own.

Philadelphia dominated after half-time with David Akers scoring two field goals and Lewis crossing again late on.

The win was a sweet moment for Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb who was able to outshine rival Michael Vick.

McNabb threw both touchdowns to Lewis while Vick, the NFL's most mobile quarterback, was shut down by an aggressive Eagles defence.

"It's just a great feeling for the city of Philadelphia," said McNabb.

"Obviously we know what happened in the last three years, being this close and never being able to really pull it out.

"But this year was something special. Everything that's happened so far has been a special feeling and there's no reason for it to stop now.

"I set a goal to win the Super Bowl and we're not done."

Atlanta's only success came in the second quarter when Warrick Dunn had a 10-yard touchdown run while Jay Feely added a field goal.

The Eagles were without injured star receiver Terrell Owens but Brian Westbrook was able to offer a real threat with 96 yards rushing as well as five catches.

They will now take on defending champions New England in the Super Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida on 6 February.



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