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Opponents on Saturday, Drew Brees and Nick Foles share a bond
Opponents on Saturday, Drew Brees and Nick Foles share a bond

The Philadelphia Eagles will play host to the New Orleans Saints on Saturday night in the first round of the NFL playoffs. The game will feature a quarterback duel between No. 9 from Westlake High in Austin, Texas, and … No. 9 from Westlake High in Austin, Texas. Not only do they share the same number, but Drew Brees of the Saints and Nick Foles of the Eagles share the same high school alma mater. It's the Halley's Comet of NFL coincidences, with the last such occurrence being in 1974, when Pittsburgh played Buffalo in a first-round game showcasing the Steelers' Terry Bradshaw and the quarterback who succeeded him at Woodlawn High in Shreveport, La., Joe Ferguson of...

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