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Week 13 Preview: Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers

Previewing the match-up between the Philadelphia Eagles visiting the Green Bay Packers, focusing on key injuries and game notes.



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NE @ LAC | PHI @ GB | DEN @ KC | WAS @ PIT | BUF @ SF | DAL @ BAL | CIN @ MIA

Philadelphia Eagles @ Green Bay Packers
When: 12/6 @ 4:25pm ET
Watch: CBS
Point Spread: Packers -8.5
Over/Under: 47
Moneyline: Eagles +300 | Packers -360

Eagles Key Injuries: Zach Ertz, TE, Ankle (Q), DeSean Jackson, WR, Ankle (IR), Lane Johnson, OT, Ankle (IR), Fletcher Cox, DT, Neck (Q)
Packers Key Injuries: Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Knee (Q), Allen Lazard, WR, Abdomen (Q)

NOTES: Quarterback Carson Wentz passed for 215 yards and two touchdowns vs. interception and had 42 rush yards last week. Has 2+ touchdown passes in six of his past seven starts. Had three touchdowns for 113.2 rating in last road meeting. Running back Miles Sanders has 75+ scrimmage yards in seven of his past eight on road and aims for his fifth in row on road with 75+ scrimmage yards. Rushed for 72 yards in last meeting. Is one of three running backs (Nick Chubb and Derrick Henry) with 4.9+ yards per carry (4.9) since 2019 (min. 250 attempts). Running back Boston Scott had season-high five receptions last week. Has 50+ scrimmage yards in four of his past five. Aims for his third in row on road with 50+ scrimmage yards. Tight end Dallas Goedert led team with seven receptions for 75 yards and touchdown last week. Aims for his third in row with 5+ catches, 75+ receiving yards and receiving touchdown. Had touchdown catch in last meeting. Has 50+ receiving yards in five of his past six on road. Tight end Richard Rodgers had 53 receiving yards and touchdown catch last week. Aims for his third in row with receiving touchdown. Had 120 receptions for 1,166 yards and 13 touchdowns in four seasons (2014-17) with GB. Tight end Zach Ertz had seven receptions for 65 yards in last meeting. Since 2013, is one of two tight ends (Travis Kelce) with 500+ receptions (549). Wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey had receiving touchdown in last meeting. Aims for his third in row vs. GB with touchdown catch. Defensive tackle Fltecher Cox had sack in Week 12. Has sack in four consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. Has 5.5 sacks, his sixth-career season with 5+ sacks. Defensive end Brandon Graham aims for his third in row with tackle for loss. Had fumble recovery in last meeting. Defensive end Derek Barnett had sack and two tackles for loss last week. Had sack and forced fumble in last meeting. Cornerback Darius Slay had career-high nine tackles last week. Has seven passes defended and interception in his past six vs. GB. Leads NFL with 108 passes defended since entering NFL in 2013.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers passed for four touchdowns and 132.3 rating last week. Has 50,046 pass yards and became 11th quarterback to reach 50,000 career pass yards in NFL history. Has 28 games with 4+ TD passes, fourth-most in NFL history. Has 2+ touchdown passes and 100+ rating in 10 of his 11 games this season. Has 1,264 pass yards (316 per game) and nine touchdowns vs. three interceptions for 101.2 rating in four career starts vs. Phi. Aims for his fourth in row vs. Phi. with 300+ pass yards. Running back Aaron Jones rushed for 90 yards last week. Has 19 touchdowns (16 rush, 3 receiving) in his past 15 at home. Has 90+ scrimmage yards in six of his past seven at home and aims for his fifth in row at home with 90+ scrimmage yards. Had rush touchdown in last meeting. Running back Jamaal Williams rushed for 73 yards and touchdown last week. Aims for his third in row with touchdown. Aims for his sixth in row at home with 50+ scrimmage yards. Wide receiver Davante Adams had six catches for 61 yards and touchdown last week. Has touchdown catch in six consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL. Has 51 receiving touchdowns since 2016, most in NFL. Has three receiving touchdowns in three career games vs. Phi. Had 10 catches for 180 yards in last meeting. Aims for his third in row vs. Phi. with 100+ receiving yards. Tight end Robert Tonyan had seventh receiving touchdown of season last week, tied-most in NFL among tight ends. Linebacker Za’Darius Smith had sack and forced fumble last week. Has six sacks in five home games this season and aims for his third in row at home with sack. Has 22.5 sacks since 2019, tied-third most in NFL. Linebacker Preston Smith had 14-yard fumble recovery touchdown last week, his second-career touchdown. Safety Darnell Savage had first-career game with two interceptions in Week 12. Aims for his fifth in row with pass defended.

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