Chat replay: Answers to your biggest Saints-Eagles questions _lowres

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) celebrates his gaming winning touchdown with New Orleans Saints defensive end Tavaris Barnes (90) against the Dallas Cowboys in overtime in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.

The New Orleans Saints head to Philadelphia on Sunday to take on the Eagles at noon.

With a win, the Saints return home with a 2-3 record ahead of showdown next Thursday night at home vs. the Atlanta Falcons. With a loss, the Saints limp home at 1-4 to face Atlanta.

How big is the game? Did the defense really make strides vs. Dallas? And what about the offense? Oh, and don't forget about special teams…

Joel A. Erickson answers your questions in a live chat at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Feel free to submit your questions below and follow along.