NFL PREVIEW: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (10-2) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-8-1)

WEEK 14 // SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2020 // 4:25 PM ET // LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD // REFEREE: JEROME BOGER

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Eagles lead all-time series, 16-12

STREAKS: Saints have won 3 of past 4

LAST GAME: 11/18/18: Eagles 7 at Saints 48

LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/11/15: Eagles 39, Saints 17

SAINTS NOTES:

NEW ORLEANS clinched playoff berth for 4th-consecutive season in Week 13. • QB DREW BREES passed for 363 yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 153. 2 rating in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row at Phi. with 295+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes. QB TAYSOM HILL passed for 232 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 107 rating & rushed for 83 yards in Week 13. Aims for his 6th in row with 40+ rush yards. • RB ALVIN KAMARA rushed for 88 yards & TD last week. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3 on road. Had 108 scrimmage yards (71 rush, 37 rec.) & had TD catch in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 100+ scrimmage yards, incl. postseason. Is 1st player with 1,300+ scrimmage yards & 13+ TDs in 3 of 1st 4 seasons since ADRIAN PETERSON (2007, 2009-10). • WR MICHAEL THOMAS had 9 receptions for 105 yards in Week 13 & became fastest player to reach 500 career catches (69 games). Had 12 catches for 171 yards & TD vs. Phi. in 2018 NFC-D (1/13/19). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 90+ rec. yards & TD catch, incl. postseason. WR TRE’QUAN SMITH had TD catch in Week 13. Set career highs with 10 receptions for 157 yards & TD catch in last meeting. TE JARED COOK is 1 of 2 TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) with 5+ rec. TDs in each of past 3 seasons. • DE CAMERON JORDAN has 4 sacks & 5 TFL in his past 3. Is 1 of 4 with 5+ sacks in each of past 9 seasons. DE TREY HENDRICKSON ranks tied-3rd in NFL with career-high 10.5 sacks. Has sack in 5 of his 6 road games this season. LB DEMARIO DAVIS has 2+ TFL in 2 of his 3 career games vs. Phi. CB MARSHON LATTIMORE has 3 INTs in 2 career games vs. Phi., incl. postseason.

EAGLES NOTES:

QB JALEN HURTS (rookie) is expected to make 1st career start in Week 14. Passed for 109 yards & TD vs. INT last week. • RB MILES SANDERS has 100+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 at home. Has 1,449 rush yards on 297 career attempts (4.9 average), 4th-highest yards per carry since 2019 (min. 275 attempts). RB BOSTON SCOTT has 75+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 at home. • TE ZACH ERTZ has 5+ receptions in 2 of his past 3 at home. Is 1 of 2 TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) with 500+ receptions (551) & 5,000+ rec. yards (5,952) since 2013. Needs 5 receptions to surpass JIMMY GRAHAM (556) for 3rd-most by TE in 1st 8 seasons in NFL history. TE DALLAS GOEDERT led team with 5 receptions & 66 rec. yards in Week 13. Aims for his 4th in row with 5+ catches & 60+ rec. yards. WR GREG WARD had 57 rec. yards & career-high 4th rec. TD of season last week. WR ALSHON JEFFERY has rec. TD in 2 of his 3 career games vs. NO. • DT FLETCHER COX has 4 sacks in his past 5 & aims for his 3rd in row at home with sack. Had 6 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in last home meeting. Has 5.5 sacks & has 5+ sacks in 5 of his past 6 seasons. DE BRANDON GRAHAM has 3 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in 5 career games vs. NO, incl. postseason. LB T.J. EDWARDS had 2nd-career sack in Week 13. LB ALEX SINGLETON led team with 12 tackles last week. Has 10+ tackles in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 5th in row at home with 5+ tackles. CB DARIUS SLAY had INT in his last game vs. NO (10/15/17 with Det.). Has 6 PD in 4 career games vs. NO & aims for his 5th in row vs. NO with PD. Has 109 PD since 2013, most in NFL.

ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 83 (NO), 138 (Phi) | XM: 380 (NO), 228 (Phi)