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2020 New Orleans Saints opponent profile: Philadelphia Eagles

New Orleans Saints
30 Jun 2020, 06:11 GMT+10

Saints travel to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Eagles on Dec. 13

Opponent: Philadelphia Eagles

Coach: Doug Pederson

Quarterback: Carson Wentz

2019 record: 9-7, first in NFC East

Most recent regular season matchup: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019: Saints 20, Eagles 14 - NFC Divisional playoff game

2020 game: Sunday, Dec. 13 - Week 14 at 3:25 p.m. (CST) on Fox

Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field

Eagles-Saints series record: Eagles lead 17-15-0

2019 season recap:

The Philadelphia Eagles' season came down to the final weeks, as they won last four games to win the NFC East and earn a playoff spot with a record of 9-7. As NFC East champions, the Eagles hosted the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, losing 17-9. Quarterback Carson Wentz started all 16 regular-season games and finished the season with the fourth-most completions (franchise-record 388), fifth-most passing touchdowns (27), and ninth-most passing yards (franchise-record 4,039) in the NFL. Wentz was also the only quarterback to throw a touchdown pass in all 16 regular-season games in 2019. The Eagles finished with the third-best rushing defense in the NFL and sixth-best single-season rushing defense in team history. On offense, the Eagles ranked third in the NFL in the red zone and fourth-best on third down. Coach Doug Pederson will enter his fifth season with the club.

Notable additions:

Cornerback - Darius Slay Defensive tackle - Javon Hargrave Safety - Will Parks

Notable losses:

Wide receiver - Golden Tate Linebacker - Jordan Hicks Quarterback - Nick Foles

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