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By Rod Walker | The Advocate
The New Orleans Saints, in one of their most dominant performances of the season, manhandled the reigning Super Bowl champions once this season.
But for the Saints to keep their own Super Bowl dreams alive, they'll have to beat them again.
To do so, they'll have to figure out a way to do what no team has been able to do in the playoffs over the past 13 month: beat Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles.
The Saints will host the Eagles next Sunday at 3:40 p.m. in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs.
The Eagles, the No. 6 seed in the playoffs, advanced on Sunday by upsetting the No. 3 Chicago Bears 16-15 in the wildcard round of the playoffs.
It sets up a rematch of the Nov. 18 game in the Mercedes Benz when the Saints throttled the Eagles 48-7.
The stakes will be much higher this time around though....
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