Passing Yards: 293.1 yards (4th)
Rushing Yards: 118.7 yards (12th)
Opponent Passing Yards: 293.1 yards (4th)
Opponent Rushing Yards: 118.7 yards (12th)
Mark Sanchez was efficient on Thanksgiving in Dallas going 20-for-29 for 217 yards and a touchdown while keeping the Eagles offense in a rhythm. Sanchez also ran seven times for 28 yards and a touchdown that got the Eagles on the board.
LeSean McCoy had his best game of the year against the Cowboys rushing 25 times for a season-high 159 yards and a touchdown. Chris Polk rush 11 times for 49 yards and Darren Sproles rushed once for 13 yards and caught three passes for 19 yards.
Jeremy Maclin had a big game catching eight passes for 108 yards and going over 1,000 yards receiving for the season for the first time in his career. Jordan Matthews continued to be a favorite of Sanchez's as he caught four passes for 51 yards and a touchdown. Matthews has had a breakout year with Sanchez under center.
Brent Celek was the only Eagles tight end to catch a pass on Thanksgiving with one reception for seven yards. Zach Ertz has not been much of a factor in the Eagles passing game over the last few weeks.
The offensive line had a big game against Dallas allowing the Eagles to rush for 256 yards. From left to right it is Jason Peters, Evan Mathis, Jason Kelce, Andrew Gardner and Lane Johnson.
The defensive line did a lot of talk leading up to the Cowboys game but proved themselves holding DeMarco Murray to just 73 yards on the ground. Fletcher Cox had four tackles, two for a loss, and one sack while disrupting the Cowboys offense in the backfield. They have another tough task against Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks rushing offense.
Inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks led the Eagles with seven tackles, including one for a loss on a big 4th-and-1 opportunity in the fourth quarter. Emmanuel Acho dressed for the game but did not play as Casey Matthews stepped up with three tackles including one sack.
Brandon Graham had another strong game for the Eagles with four tackles and a sack while Vinny Curry posted a sack of his own. Connor Barwin had four tackles while Trent Cole had three and a quarterback hit.
Bradley Fletcher was tied with Kendricks for the team lead with seven tackles. He defended two passes and played well against Dez Bryant. Cary Williams had three tackles, three passes defended and one interception on a Cowboys third down. Brandon Boykin also forced a fumble late in the first half on Cole Beasley.
Nate Allen had a strong game recovering the Boykin forced fumble and intercepting Tony Romo. He also added three tackles. Malcolm Jenkins recorded three tackles of his own, including one for a loss.
Cody Parkey went 4-for-4 on field goal opportunities with a long of 31 yards against the Cowboys. Donnie Jones averaged 49.0 yards on his three punts against Dallas and put two inside the 20 with his only touchback coming when Nolan Carroll was hit by Dwayne Harris.
Passing Yards: 192.4 yards (29th)
Rushing Yards: 168.6 yards (1st)
Opponent Passing Yards: 199.4 yards (3rd)
Opponent Rushing Yards: 86.3 yards (5th)
Russell Wilson threw for 236 yards and a touchdown against the 49ers on Thanksgiving and also ran for 35 yards on seven attempts. He has recorded 70 or more rushing yards five times and 100+ yards three times this season.
The NFL's top rushing team is led by Marshawn Lynch who rushed for 104 yards last week. He has rushed for 100+ yards in three of the last four weeks putting him in the top five in rushing in the NFL. Lynch is a physical runner who causes problems for opposing defenses.
Doug Baldwin is the team's leading receiver hauling in 48 passes for 519 yards and two touchdowns. He only had two catches for 28 yards against San Francisco. Jermaine Kearse has become another target for Wilson catching 29 passes for 414 yards, both good for second on the team, and a touchdown on the season.
Luke Willson is the fourth leading receiver on the team catching 16 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown. He caught four passes for 39 yards last week but Tony Moeaki caught one pass for 63 yards. Moeaki only has six catches for 98 yards and a touchdown on the season.
The offensive line has opened up holes for Lynch this season. Russell Okung anchors the left side of the line at left tackle with James Carpenter holding down the left guard spot. Some attrition hit the Seahawks offensive line as third-string center Lemuel Jeanpierre will get the start. J.R. Sweezy will be at right guard and Justin Britt at right tackle.
The Seahawks play a base 4-3 defense and have two effective pass-rushers off the edge. Michael Bennett leads the team with 5.0 sacks on the year and one forced fumble while Cliff Avril is right behind him with 4.5 sacks and one forced fumble. Jordan Hill and Tony McDaniel are the two defensive tackles.
Weakside linebacker Bruce Irvin can get after the quarterback as he is tied with Avril for second on the team with 4.5 sacks and he also has one interception he took back for a touchdown. Bobby Wagner locks down the middle linebacker spot with 68 tackles on the year with two passes defended. Strongside linebacker K.J. Wright leads the team with 88 tackles on the year.
The secondary is the strength of the Seahawks defense. Richard Sherman has three interceptions and seven passes defended on the season. He will likely be matched up against Maclin with Byron Maxwell on the other side. Maxwell has two picks and eight passes defended on the season.
Strong safety Kam Chancellor is expected to be healthy for Sunday. He has one interception and three passes defended on the year and is fourth on the team with 65 total tackles. Free safety Earl Thomas III is typically the single-high safety when the Seahawks play Cover-3. Thomas has one interception and six passes defended on the year and is second on the team with 70 tackles.
Place kicker Steven Hauschka is 27-for-30 on the season with a long of 58 yards and he is 2-for-2 from 50+. Punter Jon Ryan is averaging 45.1 yards on his 44 punts this season. Paul Richardson took over for Percy Harvin on kickoff return duties while Bryan Walters returns punts.