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2020 New Orleans Saints opponent profile: Philadelphia Eagles

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

See the best photos from the New Orleans Saints offense in their Divisional Round playoff game game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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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