Should Be A Pass-Happy Monday

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Expect plenty of pass plays to be called when the Eagles take on the Saints on Monday night. (Michael Perez/AP)

Two of the things you would expect out of a good pass defense would be sacks and interceptions. Well, neither the Eagles nor Saints have been very good at either this season.

They each have a combined total of 16, which is near the bottom of the NFL. And keep in mind, the Eagles had four picks in Week 1. The Saints don't have four picks all season (3).

Here are the defenses with the most and fewest big pass plays entering Week 9:

MOST            FEWEST
 Team  Sacks  Int.     Total  Team  Sacks  Int.     Total
 Bears    23    16    39  Jaguars      7      4    11
 Giants    21    16    37  Raiders    10      5    15
 Packers    26      9    35  Steelers    12      3    15
 Cardinals    26      8    34  Eagles      9      7    16
 Texans    21      9    30  Saints    13      3    16
 Dolphins    22      8    30  Cowboys    13      3    16

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