Watch CBS News

'We're Trying To Start The Storm': Eagles Setting Eyes On Beating Saints

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook  | Twitter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- We are one round into the NFL playoffs and we already have chaos.

Last weekend three underdogs won all of them did it on the road. Will we see the trend continue in New Orleans?

At Eagles practice today there was a notable bounce in their steps following a Wednesday walkthrough.

The defense has shown flashes of dominance, shutting out Washington and keeping the Bears offense to only 15 points in consecutive weeks.

Now they're facing a Saints offense that put up video game numbers against them on Nov. 18 and shut the Birds down offensively.

So, what really can change in seven weeks?

For the stat gurus of the world, here's an interesting one: since that win over the Eagles the Saints are averaging just 21 ppg.

The Eagles are averaging over 25 ppg.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.