Eagles and Bengals trying to regain footing for final month
PHILADELPHIA (5-6) VS. CINCINNATI (3-7-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE – Pick-em
RECORD VS. SPREAD -Philadelphia 5-6, Cincinnati 2-8-1
SERIES RECORD – Bengals lead 8-3-1
LAST MEETING – Bengals beat Eagles 34-13, Dec. 13, 2012
LAST WEEK – Eagles lost to Packers 27-13; Bengals lost to Ravens 19-14
AP PRO32 RANKING – Eagles No. 20, Bengals No. 26
EAGLES OFFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (8), PASS (27).
EAGLES DEFENSE – OVERALL (8), RUSH (17), PASS (11).
BENGALS OFFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (14), PASS (10).
BENGALS DEFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (28), PASS (13).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Last time Eagles visited Paul Brown Stadium was Nov. 16, 2008, when they played 13-13 tie. … Eagles have lost four straight on road. … They're 9-1 vs. AFC since 2014. … They're 5-0 this season when opponent scores 15 points or less, 0-6 when opponent scores more than 15. … Defense had 20 sacks in first six games and six sacks in last five games. … Offense ranks second behind Dallas in time of possession (31:47) and leads in second-half possession (16:51). … Special teams have NFL-best 12 TDs since 2013, including two this season on kickoff returns. … QB Carson Wentz has 579 yards passing, four TDs and no INTs for 112.3 passer rating in two games vs. AFC. … TE Zach Ertz has 23 receptions since Week 9, tied for most in NFL at his position. … WR Dorial Green-Beckham tied career high with six catches vs. Green Bay. … K Caleb Sturgis has four field goals of 50 yards or more, tied with Cody Parkey (2014) for most in single-season franchise history. .. Bengals are 1-5-1 in last seven games. … Bengals are only 4-5 at Paul Brown Stadium since middle of last season, including first-round playoff loss to Pittsburgh. … Bengals playing second game without WR A.J. Green (hamstring) and RB Giovani Bernard (ACL). … K Mike Nugent has missed last three PAT attempts and four of last eight. … Bengals on pace for 422 runs this season, which would be their fewest since 2008. Cincinnati has less than 100 yards rushing total in seven games. … Andy Dalton has struggled in last four games, with four TDs, four INTs and 11 sacks. … DE Carlos Dunlap has knocked down 10 passes, most by an NFL defensive lineman. … Fantasy Tip: WR Tyler Boyd assumes bigger role with Green sidelined indefinitely. He had five catches for 62 yards vs Ravens. Boyd leads NFL rookies with 15 catches on third downs.
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