Saints-Eagles NFC wild-card preview

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NFC: Saints (11-5) at Eagles (10-6)

When/where: 8:10; Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia

TV/radio: Ch. 8; 98.7-FM, 1010-AM

Line: Eagles by 2½, 54

Notes: The Saints, so dominant at home this year (8-0), have never won a road playoff game (0-5). And this one is outdoors. Saints QB Drew Brees won 48-22 in Philadelphia in 2009, but which prolific passing offense can hold up in tonight's cold? Brees has 39 touchdowns and 5,162 yards, but the Eagles' Nick Foles is the NFL's highest-rated passer with 27 TDs vs. two interceptions. Philly's defense is the key: It has given up 89 more yards per game but is better at forcing turnovers.

Greg Auman's pick: Eagles 37, Saints 34

Saints-Eagles NFC wild-card preview 01/03/14 [Last modified: Friday, January 3, 2014 9:26pm]

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