*The contest was the first road playoff win for New Orleans in franchise history.
*Sean Payton’s record in the postseason improves to 6-3. The Saints are now 7-8 all-time in the playoffs.
*The Saints now lead Philadelphia 2-1 in their three postseason meetings. The Saints have winning records against the Eagles (2-1), Indianapolis Colts (1-0) and Detroit Lions (1-0) in the postseason. Philadelphia is tied with Minnesota for being New Orleans’ most frequent postseason opponent. Including the regular season, the Saints have now defeated the Eagles the last three meetings.
*New Orleans converted seven-of-13 third down attempts (54%).
*Brees led his 3rd career game-winning drive in the postseason. Brees led two comebacks in the in 2009 playoffs, including in overtime in the NFC Championship and the fourth-quarter go-ahead scoring drive for a touchdown in the team’s Super Bowl XLIV victory.
*New Orleans’ trio of running backs in
*In his postseason debut, Ingram carried 18 times for a team-leading 97 yards with a four-yard touchdown run and had three receptions for 17 yards.
*Robinson carried eight times for 45 yards.
*RB Darren Sproles had four carries for 29 yards and four receptions for 31 yards. He also returned four kickoffs for 98 yards and three punts for 31 yards for 189 all-purpose yards
*Stills had three receptions for 35 yards.
*The New Orleans defense held the Eagles to 256 total net yards, including only 80 on the ground, 77 to LeSean McCoy, the NFL’s leading rusher in the regular season.
*In a key defensive drive that spanned the first and second quarters, two key plays helped force a Philadelphia field goal attempt that turned out to be a miss. On first and ten at the New Orleans 15-yard line, ILB
*The New Orleans defense allowed Philadelphia to convert only three-of-12 third down attempts (25%).
*Jordan finished with four tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks after splitting one with DE
*The Saints controlled the football for 34:53 on Saturday night.