Eagles complete remarkable turnaround, look ahead (The Associated Press) (Yahoo Sports)

By the time they reached the locker room after winning the NFC East title and completing a worst-to-first journey under rookie coach Chip Kelly, the Philadelphia Eagles already were thinking ahead to their playoff opponent. ”The way they shifted their focus to the next game just minutes after we won was most impressive to me,” ..

Are 2013 Saints Playoff-Ready? (Who Dat Dish)

  The New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs last year with a record of 7-9, second-best in the NFC South. They certainly didn’t belong in the playoffs last year, with a defense that gave up the most yardage in NFL History. A much improved defense has bolstered a potent offense but they will have to ..

Saints say experience, talent trumps seeding (The Associated Press) (Yahoo Sports)

Pierre Thomas and the New Orleans Saints aren’t too keen on playing the underdog role in the playoffs. ”If we were a sixth seed, if we were a first seed, we’re going to come at these playoffs the same way,” Thomas said Monday, as the Saints began preparations for Saturday night’s wild card-round game in ..