Saints vs. Eagles: Live Game Grades and Analysis for Philadelphia

January 5, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints collected their first-ever postseason victory on the road, beating the Philadelphia Eagles on a walkoff field goal. They will travel to Seattle to play the Seahawks in the divisional round. 
For the Eagles, it's a disappointing ending to a very successful (and surprising) first season under Chip Kelly. 
Final Score: New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24
Final Analysis for the Philadelphia Eagles
Pass Offense: Nick Foles passed the test in his postseason game. He wasn't great but he was solid. He led a touchdown on a do-or-die drive late in the fourth quarter and he threw two touchdown passes without an interception. 
Run Offense: LeSean McCoy didn't break off any big plays and that really killed the Eagles. He finished the game with just 77 yards on 21 carries. He did score a huge fourth-down touchdown but he didn't provide the spark the Eagles desperately needed in the fourth quarter. 
Pass Defense: ...

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