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Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter
Email: bhandwerger@wwltv.com | Twitter: @wwltvsports

Now the real season begins.

The Saints surely would have loved to get into the postseason with a home game in hand, but they'll take the berth they got and play wherever they must.

And that means a game in Philadelphia, where it's supposedly always sunny. Saturday night, when the Saints (11-5) play at Philly (10-6), the weather is supposed to be 28 degrees and cloudy by game time.

But that's a story for another time.

For now, let's take a look at some of the key league rankings and how they compare.

Saints
Eagles
(Offense) Yards Per Game399.4 (4)417.2 (2)
Yards Per Rush Attempt3.77 (26)5.13 (1)
Yards Per Pass Attempt7.5 (5)8.09 (1)
Sack per pass attempt5.68% (7)9.06% (25)
3rd Down43.89% (3)38.9% (12)
Time of Possession32:41 (2)26:24 (32)
Points Scored25.9 (10)27.6 (4)
(Defense) Yards Per Game Allowed305.7 (4)394.2 (29)
Yards Per Rush Attempt Allowed4.61 (28)3.77 (4)
Yards Per Pass Attempt Allowed6.12 (9)6.92 (20)
Sack per pass attempt9.66% (4)5.52% (31)
3rd Down34.67% (9)40.26% (24)
Points Allowed19.0 (4)23.9 (9)
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