Eagles-Saints instant analysis: Jalen Hurts, running game shine vs. NFL’s top rush defense in first home win

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — At last, the Eagles are winners at home. It was a complete performance from the home team Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field, where the Eagles defeated the Saints in a 40-29 victory. Sticking with the game planAhead of the Week 11 matchup, the Saints boasted the NFL’s best rushing defense, allowing a league-low 72.9 yards per game. But that didn’t faze Eagles coach Nick Sirianni, who has revamped his offensive game plan with a run-first attack. The Eagles embarrassed the vaunted Saints defense for 242 rushing yards in a combined effort from Miles Sanders (94 yards), Jordan Howard…

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