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Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) reacts during the first half an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

The second playoff game of the season will take place Saturday evening, a battle between the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles, a matchup that will feature two explosive offenses. With most of the Super Bowl winners in recent memory having been lower seeded teams that got hot at the right time, both Philadelphia and New Orleans have the potential to do the same.

To get a good idea of what type of action will take place on Saturday, it is important to look at the type of season each team has had and things to watch for in the matchup.

Here's a look at the matchup:

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