Passing Yards: 284.8 yards (5th)
Rushing Yards: 124.5 yards (8th)
Opponent Passing Yards: 256.3 yards (22nd)
Opponent Rushing Yards: 116.9 yards (20th)
Nick Foles broke his collarbone on the last play of the first quarter last week. Mark Sanchez threw for 202 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in three quarters of action leading the Eagles to a victory.
LeSean McCoy had another solid game in Houston rushing for 117 yards on 24 rushes. Chris Polk also got some touches rushing eight times for 50 yards and a touchdown. Darren Sproles gives the Eagles a three-headed monster in the backfield.
Jeremy Maclin won NFC Player of the Week for his play on Sunday when he caught six passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns. Maclin is one of 13 players in NFL history (and the first Eagle) to record two consecutive games with 150+ receiving yards and two touchdowns. He now has 790 receiving yards in eight games this season.
The tight ends weren't involved in the passing game against the Texans. Brent Celek had two catches for seven yards and Zach Ertz only caught one pass for four yards.
Right guard Todd Herremans suffered a torn biceps against the Cardinals and was placed on injured reserve this week. The Eagles activated left guard Evan Mathis. From left to right the line will be Jason Peters, Mathis, Jason Kelce, Matt Tobin and Lane Johnson.
Fletcher Cox, Bennie Logan and Cedric Thornton helped limit Houston's rushing game limiting Arian Foster to just 56 yards rushing and no rushing touchdowns before he exited the game with an injury. Logan had five tackles including two that went for losses. Linemen Brandon Bair and Beau Allen each recorded 0.5 sacks.
The Eagles lost inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Mychal Kendricks will step up in his place. Kendricks had a great game on Sunday recording a team-high 12 tackles and one sack.
Outside linebackers Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham both recorded one sack while Barwin also had two passes defended.
The Eagles still don't have an interception from their cornerbacks this season. Bradley Fletcher had a good game in Houston taking on Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins on occasion. He recorded four tackles while Cary Williams also recorded two tackles.
Safety Nate Allen missed Sunday's game but is looking to return from injury on Monday night. If Allen doesn't start, Earl Wolff will likely get the start. Malcolm Jenkins, the only member of the secondary with an interception this season, will start at safety.
Cody Parkey hit a 45-yard field goal in his only attempt last Sunday. Donnie Jones put two of his three punts inside the 20 yard line. Darren Sproles is back returning punts for the Eagles.
Passing Yards: 226.6 yards (21st)
Rushing Yards: 94.7 yards (26th)
Opponent Passing Yards: 246.2 yards (17th)
Opponent Rushing Yards: 131.9 yards (26th)
Cam Newton had a rough game against the Saints going 10-for-28 (35.7%) for 151 yards and an interception. However, he rushed seven times for 43 yards and a touchdown.
The Panthers' running backs have struggled to find space this season. Jonathan Stewart rushed eight times for 46 yards while DeAngelo Williams rushed eight times for just 20 yards.
Kelvin Benjamin is a big target for Newton standing at 6'5", 240 lbs. He's caught 40 passes for 589 yards and five touchdowns this season but was held to two receptions for just 18 yards last Thursday. Monday night marks the return of long-time Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant, now a member of the Panthers.
Greg Olsen led all Panthers receivers with three receptions against New Orleans for 30 yards. He has 45 catches for 539 yards and five touchdowns on the season.
The Panthers offensive line from left to right is Byron Bell, Amini Silatolu, Ryan Kalil, Andrew Norwell and Nate Chandler. They have not given Newton the kind of time he needs in the pocket.
Charles Johnson gets pressure on opposing quarterbacks off the left end. Johnson, along with right defensive end Mario Addison and defensive tackle Dwan Edwards, have posted a team-high four sacks this season. Former first-round pick Star Lotulelei in an anchor at defensive tackle on the defensive line.
The linebacker corps is led by 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly. Kuechly led the Panthers in tackles against the Saints with eight and leads them so far this season with 97. Weakside linebacker Thomas Davis is second on the team with 59 tackles. The strongside linebacker is A.J. Klein.
Antoine Cason and Josh Norman are the starting cornerbacks. Cason is third on the team n tackles with 50 and is second on the team with two interceptions. He has also forced four fumbles. Norman has one interception and four passes defended.
Safeties Thomas DeCoud and Roman Harper are fourth and fifth on the team in tackles with 32 and 31, respectively. Harper leads the team with three interceptions and has defended four passes. DeCoud has an interception and three passes defended.
Place kicker Graham Gano is 17-for-19 on the season going 8-for-9 from 30-39 yards and 5-for-6 from 40-49 yards. His season long is 53 yards. Brad Nortman is averaging 47.4 yards per punt and has put 13 of his 41 punts inside the 20 yard line. Corey "Philly" Brown, from Cardinal O'Hara High School, is the return man for the Panthers.