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Eagles end Saints 9-game winning streak

NFL Week 14, NO Saints v. Philadelphia Eagles December 13, 2020 (Photo credit Michael Nance)
NFL Week 14, NO Saints v. Philadelphia Eagles December 13, 2020 (Photo credit Michael Nance)(Michael Nance | Michael Nance)
Updated: Dec. 13, 2020 at 6:27 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Saints trailed, 17-0, at the half, mounted a furious comeback in the final two quarters, but it still wasn’t enough. The Philadelphia Eagles ended the Saints 9-game win streak, beating the Black and Gold, 24-21.

The loss dropped the Saints to 10-3 overall. The Packers possess the same record, but own the 1-seed after beating New Orleans head-to-head.

In his NFL debut, Jalen Hurts, went 17-of-30 passing, 167 yards, and a TD pass. The former Alabama/Oklahoma star also rushed for 107yards.

The Saints touchdowns came on an Alvin Kamara 5-yard TD run, a Taysom Hill to Emmanuel Sanders 37-yard touchdown, and Hill connected with Jared Cook for a 20-yard score.

The first half was all Philly domination. The rookie quarterback found Alshon Jeffrey for a 15-yard touchdown. In the second quarter, Miles Sanders ran for an 82-yard score.

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