NFL PREVIEW: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-8-1) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (7-6)
WEEK 15 // SUNDAY, DEC. 20, 2020 // 4:05 PM ET // STATE FARM STADIUM // REFEREE: CRAIG WROLSTAD
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:
LEADER: Cardinals lead all-time series, 57-55-5
STREAKS: Cardinals have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 10/8/17: Cardinals 7 at Eagles 34
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/26/14: Cardinals 24, Eagles 20
QB JALEN HURTS (rookie) passed for 167 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 83.6 rating & had 106 rush yards in 1st career start last week. Joined LAMAR JACKSON (2018) as only QBs with 100+ rush yards in 1st career start in NFL history. • RB MILES SANDERS had season-high 136 scrimmage yards (115 rush, 21 rec.) & 2 rush TDs, incl. 82-yard TD run, in Week 13. Is only player in NFL with 3 rushes of 60+ yards this season. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 on road. Is 1 of 3 RBs (NICK CHUBB & DERRICK HENRY) with 5+ yards per carry (5.0) since 2019 (min. 300 attempts). RB BOSTON SCOTT has 50+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 on road. • TE ZACH ERTZ ranks 2nd among TEs in receptions (553) & rec. yards (5,960) since 2013. Has 4 rec. TDs in 4 career games vs. Az. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Az. with TD catch & 5th in row vs. Az. with 5+ receptions. TE DALLAS GOEDERT has 5+ receptions & 60+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4. WR ALSHON JEFFERY had 1st rec. TD of season last week. • DT FLETCHER COX had sack last week. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road & sack in 5 of his past 6 overall. Had sack in last meeting. Has 6.5 sacks in 2020, his 6th-career season with 5+ sacks. DE BRANDON GRAHAM leads team with 7 sacks, his 3rd-career season with 7+ sacks. Has 3.5 sacks & 9 TFL in his past 5 vs. Az. DE JOSH SWEAT had 2 sacks & FF last week, his 1st-career 2 sack game. DT JAVON HARGRAVE had 2 sacks & 2nd-career FR last week. LB ALEX SINGLETON led team with 11 tackles last week. Has 10+ tackles in 4 of his past 5 & aims for his 4th in row on road with 10+ tackles.
QB KYLER MURRAY passed for 244 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 97.8 rating & had 47 rush yards last week. Has 20 TDs (13 pass, 7 rush) & 7 INTs for 95.7 rating in 6 home starts this season. Has 3,231 pass yards & career-high 712 rush yards in 2020 & is 2nd QB (CAM NEWTON) with 3,000+ pass yards & 500+ rush yards in each of 1st 2 seasons in NFL history. • RB KENYAN DRAKE had 90 scrimmage yards (80 rush, 10 rec.) & rush TD last week. Has rush TD in 4 consecutive games, tiedactive longest streak in NFL. Has 17 rush TDs in 20 games with Az. Needs 49 scrimmage yards for 3rd-consecutive season with 1,000+ scrimmage yards. RB CHASE EDMONDS has 75+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 at home. • WR DEANDRE HOPKINS had 9 receptions for 136 yards last week. Has 6 games with 100+ rec. yards in 2020, tied-most in NFL. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 100+ rec. yards. Aims for 3rd in row at home with TD catch. Ranks 3rd in receptions (94) & 5th in rec. yards (1,155) this season. Is 7th player in NFL history with 4 consecutive seasons with 90+ catches & 1,100+ rec. yards. WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 45 receptions in 2020 & can tie HOFer JERRY RICE (17) for most seasons with 50+ catches in NFL history. Has 8 rec. TDs in 8 career games vs. Phi. TE DAN ARNOLD has 4 rec. TDs in his past 4 & aims for his 3rd in row with TD catch. • LB HAASON REDDICK had career highs in sacks (5) & FFs (3) last week, 1st player since 2002 (VONNIE HOLLIDAY) with 5+ sacks & 3+ FFs in single game. S BUDDA BAKER ranks 2nd among DBs with 100 tackles, his 3rd-consecutive 100+ tackle season.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (4:05 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 138 (Phi), 81 (AZ) | XM: 381 (Phi), 226 (AZ)