New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings (Sonntag 19:05 Uhr PULS 4)

  • MIKE ZIMMER has won eight-or-more games in five of his six seasons as Vikings head coach, including two playoff berths and at least 10 wins twice over the past three years.
  • SEAN PAYTON has guided the Saints to a division title for a third consecutive season, the longest streak in franchise history.
  • Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS (149) broke the single-season receptions record held by Pro Football Hall of Famer MARVIN HARRISON (143).
  • New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES is the NFL’s all-time leader in passing yards (77,416) and touchdown passes (547). In 15 career postseason games, Brees owns a 100.0 passer rating, having completed 408 of 615 passes (66.3 percent), with 33 touchdown passes.
  • Vikings quarterback KIRK COUSINS is the only quarterback with at least 25 touchdown passes in each of the past five seasons.
  • Minnesota wide receiver STEFON DIGGS, who caught a 61-yard touchdown to beat the Saints in the 2017 NFC Divisional playoffs, posted a career-best 1,130 receiving yards in 2019.
  • The Saints’ CAMERON JORDAN (15.5) and the Vikings’ DANIELLE HUNTER (14.5) ranked third and tied for fourth, respectively, in sacks this season.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Seattle Seahawks (Sonntag 22:40 Uhr PULS 4)

  • Seattle has won 10-or-more games in seven of the past eight seasons. PETE CARROLL has led the Seahawks to the playoffs in eight of his 10 seasons as head coach.
  • Philadelphia enters the playoffs having closed the regular season with four consecutive wins. Tied for the NFC’s second-longest active streak behind Green Bay (five). The Eagles have won the NFC East for the second time in the past three seasons. In 2017, Philadelphia used a division title as a foundation to win Super Bowl LII.
  • Seahawks quarterback RUSSELL WILSON is the first quarterback in NFL history with a winning record in each of his first eight seasons. Wilson (31, third) and Eagles quarterback CARSON WENTZ (27, tied-fifth) ranked in the NFL’s top five in touchdown passes this season.
  • Seattle running back MARSHAWN LYNCH has 1,064 scrimmage yards (96.7 per game) and nine rushing touchdowns in 11 career postseason games.
  • Seattle linebacker BOBBY WAGNER paced the NFL with 159 total tackles.
  • Eagles running back MILES SANDERS led NFL rookies with 1,327 scrimmage yards.
  • One of five Philadelphia players selected to the Pro Bowl, tight end ZACH ERTZ has 525 receptions since entering the NFL in 2013. The most by a tight end in his first seven seasons in NFL history.

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