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Where it can happen: In the Divisional round if the Saints and Eagles win this weekend or in the Conference Championship game if the Saints and Packers win this weekend, and the Saints and Bears win their divisional games.
Why it's here: Do you remember when the Saints needed to win in the Conference Championship game to play the Colts in the Super Bowl? No, not last year! 2007! That was the last playoff matchup between these two franchises, and the Bears prevailed en route to their Super Bowl loss to Indianapolis. And In 2007 and 2008, the Bears won late-season games against the Saints that destroyed any last hope of New Orleans making the playoffs.
Now, the Bears sit at the second seed in the NFC and the Saints in the fifth seed, with a decent chance of a playoff rematch happening at some point. Drew Brees and the Saints still have one of the most dangerous offenses in the game, and Chicago has experienced a defensive rebirth this year. Urlacher vs. Brees rematch? I'm all for it.
Prediction: New Orleans 24, Chicago 14.