Saints-Eagles Capsule

NEW ORLEANS (1-3) at PHILADELPHIA (1-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE – Eagles by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Saints 2-2, Eagles 1-3

SERIES RECORD – Eagles lead 16-13

LAST MEETING – Saints beat Eagles 26-24, NFC wild-card game, Jan. 4, 2014

LAST WEEK – Saints beat Cowboys 26-20, OT; Eagles lost to Redskins 23-20

AP PRO32 RANKING – Saints No. 24, Eagles No. 22

SAINTS OFFENSE – OVERALL (6), RUSH (28), PASS (3).

EAGLES OFFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (30), PASS (26).

SAINTS DEFENSE – OVERALL (24), RUSH (27), PASS (20).

EAGLES DEFENSE – OVERALL (21), RUSH (13), PASS (25).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Saints have won five of last six meetings. … NFC South is only division Eagles have winning record against all four teams. … Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins faces his former team for first time. Jenkins was Saints’ No. 1 draft pick in 2009. … Eagles RB Darren Sproles played three seasons for Saints. … Saints Sean Payton coached Eagles QBs from 1997-98. … Saints assistant head coach/linebackers coach Joe Vitt was Eagles LB coach from 1995-98. … Saints offensive assistant Greg Lewis is only WR to catch TD pass in Super Bowl for Eagles. … Saints QBs Drew Brees and Luke McCown have completed 71.5 percent of passes. … Brees reached 5,000 completions (5,024) and 400 TD passes (400) last week. … RB Mark Ingram is leading rusher (204 yards) and leading receiver (22 catches). … WRs Brandin Cooks and Marques Colston don’t have a TD reception. … DE Cameron Jordan has 4 1/2 sacks in two games vs. Philadelphia. … Eagles QB Sam Bradford had first three-TD performance last week since 2013. … RB DeMarco Murray, 2014 Offensive Player of Year with Dallas, has 47 yards rushing on 29 carries for Philadelphia. … Six Eagles have one TD catch. … Rookie LB Jordan Hicks has three takeaways in last two games (one interception, two fumble recoveries). … Eagles defense hasn’t allowed 100-yard rusher in last 16 games, tying Atlanta for longest active streak. … Fantasy Tip: Try Saints WR Willie Snead, who had six catches for 89 yards against Dallas. For Eagles, Murray is due for breakout game.

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