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NFL: Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Rams-Saints film preview: Drew Brees as strong as ever - Turf Show Times
The Eagles ran seven plays in the third quarter because the Saints consumed an overwhelming majority of the block to score their first touchdown. Time and again, the Saints were put in situations that should have killed drives. They had a touchdown and plays called back due to penalties and they faced several long-yard situations.

Saints vs. Rams Matchups: New Orleans defense vs. Los Angeles offense - Canal Street Chronicles
They now take on a Los Angeles Rams offense that ranked 2nd in the NFL in both points (32.9/game), and total yardage (421/game). The Rams have scored at least 30 points in twelve games this season, and can beat opponents in a number of ways. They demonstrated exactly that during their 30-22 defeat of the Dallas Cowboys during the division round last week. This NFC title game is a rematch of a November 4th contest between Los Angeles and New Orleans in the Superdome. Despite gaining 483 yards of offense, the Rams lost to the Saints that afternoon in a 45-35 shootout. Let's have a look at how the New Orleans defense may fare in Round Two of this heavyweight battle between the NFC's two best teams.