WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM (6-9) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-10-1)
WEEK 17 // SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2021 // 8:20 PM ET // LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD // REFEREE: RONALD TORBERT
LEADER: Washington leads all-time series, 86-80-6
STREAKS: Eagles have won 6 of past 7
LAST GAME: 9/13/20: Eagles 17 at Washington 27
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/8/19: Eagles 32, Washington 27
QB ALEX SMITH passed for 251 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 113.8 rating in his last start vs. Phi. (9/17/17 w/ KC). Has 80+ passer rating in 3 of his 4 road starts this season. QB TAYLOR HEINICKE completed 12 of 19 attempts (63.2 pct.) for 137 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 102.3 rating & had 22 rush yards in Was. debut in Week 16. • RB ANTONIO GIBSON (rookie) rushed for 61 yards last week. Has 7 rush TDs in 6 road games this season. Aims for his 4th in row vs. NFC East with rush TD. Leads rookies & ranks tied5th in NFL with 11 rush TDs in 2020. RB J.D. MCKISSIC had 8 receptions, 92 scrimmage yards (77 rec., 15 rush) & TD catch in Week 16. Aims for his 3rd in row with 90+ scrimmage yards & rec. TD. Ranks 2nd among RBs with career-high 75 receptions, most by Was. RB since LARRY CENTERS (81 receptions in 2000). • WR TERRY MCLAURIN has 15 receptions for 316 yards (105.3 per game) & 2 rec. TDs in 3 career games vs. Phi. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Phi. & 4th in row on road vs. NFC East with 5+ receptions. TE LOGAN THOMAS had 7 catches for 63 yards last week. Has career-highs in receptions (69), rec. yards (633) & TD catches (5) in 2020. Aims for his 5th in row with 6+ catches. • DE CHASE YOUNG (rookie) had sack, FF & FR in Week 16. Has FF & FR in 2 of his past 3. Leads all rookies in sacks (6.5), TFL (9) & FFs (4). Had 1.5 sacks & FF in Week 1 meeting. DE MONTEZ SWEAT had career-high 8th sack of season last week. Had sack & 2 TFL in Week 1 meeting. DT DARON PAYNE has sack in 2 of his past 3. Had FF in Week 1 meeting. LB COLE HOLCOMB had season-high 11 tackles & sack last week.
QB JALEN HURTS (rookie) passed for 342 yards & TD & had 69 rush yards last week. Joined MICHEAL VICK (2011) as only QBs with 300+ pass yards & 50+ rush yards in consecutive games in NFL history. Joined LAMAR JACKSON as only QBs with 50+ rush yards in each of 1st 3 career starts in NFL history. Had TD vs. 0 INTs for 83.6 rating & 106 rush yards in only career home start (Week 14 vs. NO). • RB MILES SANDERS had 84 scrimmage yards (57 rush, 27 rec.) & rush TD last week. Had career-high 172 scrimmage yards (122 rush, 50 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in his last game vs. Was. (12/15/19). Is 1 of 4 RBs (NICK CHUBB, DERRICK HENRY & AARON JONES) with 4.9+ yards per carry (4.9) since 2019 (min. 300 attempts). • WR DESEAN JACKSON had 81-yard TD catch in Week 16. Has 5 career rec. TDs of 80+ yards, tied with HOFers LANCE ALWORTH, BOB HAYES & JERRY RICE, & DERRICK ALEXANDER for most in NFL history. TE ZACH ERTZ had rec. TD in Week 1 meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with TD catch. TE DALLAS GOEDERT had 8 receptions for 101 yards & rec. TD in Week 1 meeting. • DE BRANDON GRAHAM had sack last week. Has 7 TFL in his past 5 vs. Was. DT FLETCHER COX has 4 sacks & 9 TFL in 7 home games this season & aims for his 8th in row at home with TFL. DE JOSH SWEAT had sack & FF in Week 1. CB DARIUS SLAY had 1st INT of season last week. Has 3 PD in his past 3 vs. Was. Leads NFL with 110 PD since 2013. LB ALEX SINGLETON had team-high 8 tackles in Week 16.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Ron Jaworski SIRIUS: 81 (Was), 83 (Phi) | XM: 226 (Was), 225 (Phi), 88 (National)