The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a historic loss at the hands of the New Orleans Saints. The Saints were heading into their game against the Eagles on an eight-game win streak but were prepared for a test against the defending Super Bowl champions. That did not happen though, as Drew Brees destroyed the Eagles, by defeating them 48-7. Bleacher Report confirmed that the Eagles' loss marks the largest loss by a defending Super Bowl champion.

Eagles' schedule not getting easier

The Eagles are now 4-6 on the season, behind the Washington Redskins by two games and one behind the Dallas Cowboys in second place.

The Eagles' schedule does not get much easier, as they face the Giants, Redskins, Cowboys, and Rams. Also, respective of the 2019 NFL Playoff Picture, it appears to be the Chiefs and Steelers are ruling the AFC, while the Rams top NFC teams.

The Saints were hot right off the bat and got out to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter. The Eagles ended up scoring their only points of the game in the second quarter. New Orleans' Tre'quan Smith had a career day securing 10 catches for 157 yards and one touchdown. Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara rushed for a combined total of 174 yards and three touchdowns. Alvin Kamara becomes the fourth player to earn 500 yards receiving and rushing in his first two seasons.

New Orleans controlled the second half

New Orleans continued to control the second half and proved to the league, they mean business. Brees continued to shine as he threw for 363 yards, four touchdowns, and no interceptions. Michael Thomas was another strong receiver for the Saints as he ended the game with four catches for 92 yards and a touchdown.

Thomas becomes the first Saints player to have three seasons with 1,000 receiving yards in each season.

The Saints defense proved to be huge, as they picked off three passes and only allowed seven points and 196 yards. The Saints ended up putting up 546 total yards and nearly half of the yards came through the passing game.

New Orleans continues to outperform everyone in the league, they have defeated the last three teams they faced off by a combined score of 144 to 56.

Saints to play Atlanta Falcons at Thanksgiving

The Saints will play the Atlanta Falcons on Thanksgiving Day. They previously met in week three, winning 43-37. The NFL reported that Drew Brees says he feels great, loves his team and coming to work every day. Brees has said that he works to be consistent and instilling his teammates with confidence. Brees continues to be a workhorse shown by his passer rating of 126.9, the highest in the league today.

While the Saints have a dominant running game, the Saints have a lackluster wide receiver core. They just signed Brandon Marshall, after losing former Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant to a torn Achilles injury. Despite all that, Brees continues to move the team along as the weeks go by. Drew Brees actually recently surprised high school quarterback Alexandria Buchanan with a FaceTime call.