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Westbrook's encore: Though Westbrook had his way with the Cardinals earlier this year, he has struggled in the playoffs. Other than his 71-yard catch-and-run against the Vikings on Wild-Card Weekend, Westbrook has been held in check in two playoff games, especially on the ground. He has totaled 74 rushing yards on 38 attempts -- good for an average of less than 2 yards per carry. On Sunday, he'll face an Arizona defense that held Michael Turner and DeAngelo Williams -- two of the NFC's top three regular-season rushers -- to 42 and 63 rushing yards, respectively.
Philly's pass defense: Philadelphia's secondary has been as stingy as ever over the last two games, holding Tarvaris Jackson and Eli Manning to a combined 333 passing yards, zero touchdowns and three interceptions -- two coming from CB Asante Samuel, who now has seven career postseason interceptions. Kurt Warner will have to perform better than he did in Week 13, when he threw as many interceptions (three) as he did touchdowns.
Fitzgerald feeling it: As impressive as Philadelphia's pass defense has been, it will have a lot to prove against perhaps the game's hottest receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, who has totaled 14 receptions, 267 receiving yards and two touchdowns in his two-game playoff debut. It won't hurt Fitzgerald's confidence that his two-touchdown performance in Week 13 was Arizona's lone bright spot in an otherwise poor outing against the Eagles.
Did you know?
The Eagles are playing in their fifth NFC Championship Game in the last eight seasons. ... The Cardinals are playing in their first NFC Championship Game in franchise history. ... Arizona boasts a plus-seven turnover ratio in two playoff games and is 9-0 when recording at least two turnovers this season.