Both the New Orleans Saints and the Philadelphia Eagles came into the season surrounded by playoff expectations. They did nothing in week one to dispel those feelings as they defeated their opponents by a combined 46 points and forced 10 total turnovers. The two teams should provide each other with much better competition in week two. A win in Philadelphia would be huge for the Saints. If the Saints want to establish themselves as an elite team in the NFC, they need to win on the road against the league's best. Sunday's victor will have a leg up on the other as they battle throughout the season for a playoff spot and a possible first-round bye. The Saints' 2006 regular season victory over the Eagles proved to be pivotal in race for a playoff bye. Both teams finished the regular season wit ...
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