Saints helped spark Eagles' resurgence with 'embarrassing' blowout (1 Viewer)

By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints will begin their playoff run Sunday by facing a monster they helped to create.

The sixth-seeded Philadelphia Eagles have turned their season around in a big way after suffering a 48-7 loss at New Orleans in Week 11 that Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins called "embarrassing" because of their lack of fight. ...

Since then, last year's Super Bowl champions have surged back to win six of seven games. They finished the regular season 9-7, then stunned the Chicago Bears 16-15 on Sunday in the wild-card round.

That earned them a return trip to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome next Sunday at 4:40 p.m. ET. Here are three things to know about the matchup:

Saints flipped the 'Birds': There was already at least one Eagles reference on Sunday night to the Saints "running up the score" against them in that Week 11 blowout: ...

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