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Saints vs. Eagles Preview and Matchup History

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A quick look at the history and stats between the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia as well as a preview of the their upcoming matchup this Sunday.

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NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (1-3) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (1-3)

SERIES

SAINTS

EAGLES

SERIES LEADER

15-11

STREAKS

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Sean Payton: 4-1

Chip Kelly: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 26-20 (OT) vs. Cowboys

L 23-20 at Redskins

LAST GAME

11/5/12: Eagles 13 at Saints 28. New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 239 yards & 2 TDs. Saints CB Patrick Robinson has 99-yard INT-TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/20/09: Saints 48, Eagles 22. New Orleans QB Brees passes for 311 yards & 3 TDs. Saints WR Marques Colston catches 8 passes for 98 yards & 2 TDs.

REFEREE

Ronald Torbert

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Tony Siragusa (field reporter). SIRIUS: 81 (NO), 119 (Phi.). XM: 230 (Phi.).

STATS

PASSING

Brees: 87-127-969-4-2-94.9

Bradford: 88-145-6-4-82.2

RUSHING

Ingram: 56-204-3.6-2

Mathews: 33-132-4.0-1

RECEIVING

Ingram (RB): 22-203-9.2-0

Matthews: 25-281-11.2-1

OFFENSE

387.3 (3C)

294.0

TAKE/GIVE

-3

+1

DEFENSE

381.5

373.5

SACKS

Kikaha (R): 3

Barwin: 2

INTs

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Thurmond: 2 (T2L)

PUNTING

Morstead: 43.2

D. Jones: 46.9

KICKING

Hocker: 26 (5/6 PAT; 7/9 FG)

Sturgis: 2 (2/3 PAT; 0/1 FG)

SAINTS

  • QB DREW BREES has won 5 of his past 6 starts vs. Philadelphia, including the playoffs.
  • RB MARK INGRAM has 22 catches, most by NFL running backs. In 2013 Wild Card game vs. Philadelphia, he rushed for 97 yards and a TD.
  • RB KHIRY ROBINSON aims for his 3rd game in a row with a TD.
  • WR MARQUES COLSTON had 8 catches for 98 yards and 2 TDs in 9/20/09 game at Philadelphia.
  • WR WILLIE SNEAD had a career-high 6 catches and 89 yards last week.
  • LB HAU'OLI KIKAHA leads NFL rookies with 3 sacks.
  • DE CAMERON JORDAN has 4.5 sacks in two career meetings against the Eagles (including playoffs).

EAGLES

  • RB DE MARCO MURRAY rushed for 149 yards and 2 TDs last year vs. New Orleans (9/28/14 with Dallas).
  • RB DARREN SPROLES played 3 seasons with New Orleans (2011-13). During that span, he led NFL RBs with 232 catches, 1,981 receiving yards and 16 receiving TDs. He is  the only player in NFL history with 25+ receiving TDs (27), 15+ rushing TDs (18) and 5+ PR-TDs (6).
  • S MALCOLM JENKINS played his first 5 seasons (2009-13) with New Orleans and had 6 INTs with 3 TDs (2 INT, 1 fumble recoveries). He leads the Eagles with 26 tackles this season.
  • WR JORDAN MATTHEWS leads the team with 25 catches and 281 receiving yards.
  • WR Riley Cooper and TE ZACH ERTZ each had a TD catch in the 2013 Wild Card playoff game.
  • LB DEMECO RYANS had 10 tackles and an INT in the 2013 Wild Card playoff game.
  • Rookie LB JORDAN HICKS has 23 tackles, 1 sack, 2 fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and an interception in the past three games.