Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 12/31/13
As Chip Kelly gets his Philadelphia Eagles prepared for their playoff showdown with the Saints, let’s take a quick look at what the “meat and potatoes” of this game should be.  Each team’s main strength is in an area that the other is weak against… LeSean McCoy and the Eagles’ run-game vs. the Saints rush defense As a team, the Eagles are No. 1 in the NFL in rushing the football.  They average 5.1 yards per carry, 160.4 yards per game and have scored 19 rushing TDs on the season.  McCoy leads the way, but they’ve also gotten good contributions from Bryce Brown, Chris Polk and yes, even Nick Foles. Sometimes it seems the Eagles do pass a lot, but make no mistake, the run-game is their bread and butter. Rob Ryan has improved the Saints’ defense overall, but they do have a weakness against the run that can be exposed.  They’re ranked 19th versus the run in giving up an average of 111.6 yards per game but are also ranked just 28th in allowing 4.6 yards per carry. The Saints’ defense hasn
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