PHILADELPHIA — Well, we’re here. It’s Week 17 of the 2020 NFL season, and the Eagles are hosting the Washington Football Team in prime time. The Football Team is playing for the NFC East title and the chance to make the postseason. The Eagles are playing to learn where they will pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. The nation will have the chance to watch this game.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Who: Philadelphia Eagles (4-10-1) vs. Washington Football Team (6-9)
What: Week 17, 2020 NFL Season
Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa.
When: Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET
Live stream: NBC Sports // fuboTV
Local radio: 94 WIP
National radio: Westwood One
Live updates: Visit the Eagles page at 7:50 p.m. and follow beat writer Daniel Gallen on Twitter at @danieljtgallen.
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Weather: Rain, 39 degrees, feels like 34 degrees, 75% chance of precipitation, 87% humidity, winds N 9 mph (via Weather.com)
Betting line: Washington by 3.5
Over/under: 43.5 points (via ESPN)
Stats to know (via Eagles PR)
- Jalen Hurts is the second NFL quarterback since 1950 with 800 or more passing yards (847) and 200 or more rushing yards (238) in their first four career starts, joining Washington’s Robert Griffin III in 2012 (1,070 passing yards, 234 rushing yards). Hurts is the only player in that span to record multiple games with 300 or more passing yards and 50 or more rushing yards within their first four games as a starting quarterback.
- Miles Sanders has produced career highs with 867 rushing yards and 6 rushing touchdowns this season. Sanders ranks third in the NFL in yards per carry (5.3), trailing only Green Bay’s Aaron Jones (5.6) and Cleveland’s Nick Chubb (5.5), and 6th in rushing yards per game (72.3) (min. 150 attempts). He is the first NFL player with three rushing plays of 70 or more yards in a single season since 2012, when Jamaal Charles, Chris Johnson and Adrian Peterson each accomplished the feat.
- Brandon Graham has totaled eight or more sacks in consecutive seasons for the first time in his career (team-high 8.0 through Week 16). He is one of only three NFL players with eight or more sacks, 13 or more tackes for loss and two or more forced fumbles this season, joining Pittsburgh’s T.J. Watt and Arizona’s Haason Reddick.
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Prediction: Eagles 29, Washington 17 [full picks]
Season prediction record: 6-8-1
Song of the day: “All Things Comes To Pass” by The Babies
Daniel Gallen covers the Philadelphia Eagles for PennLive. He can be reached at [email protected]. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Follow PennLive’s Philadelphia Eagles coverage on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.