In a hard chase, Cameron Jordan waived his arms and went looking for another quarterback. Three times, a defensive end from New Orleans pursued and tackled Gardner Minshew.
The Saints defeated the Eagles 20-10, but Tampa Bay's comeback victory over Carolina eliminated them from contention for the NFC South championship.
The saints' long-held dreams were dashed when the packers humiliated the vikings 41-17 in the late afternoon window, ending their wild list of eventualities.
However, the Saints (7-9) displayed a great deal of courage by traveling to Philadelphia and defeating the Eagles, who had one victory.
The eagles scored just 10 points, which was a season low, and were shut out in the first half for the first time this year. It took them until 12 seconds remained in the half to make a first down.
Rashid Shaheed caught one of Andy Dalton's first 13 passes for a distance of 58 yards, contributing to his 204 passing yards.
Will Lutz scored one of his two field goals in the first half thanks to that play.
Tayson Hill scored a touchdown on a 1-yard rush to give New Orleans a 13-0 lead at the half.