Philadelphia is coming off a 32-21 loss against the Washington Commanders at Lincoln Financial Field on Monday. Jalen Hurts was 17 of 26 for 175 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Miles Sanders ran 12 times for 54 yards. Quez Watkins caught four passes for 80 yards.
Indianapolis beat the Las Vegas Raiders 25-20 at Allegiant Stadium last Sunday. Matt Ryan threw for 222 yards and a touchdown. Jonathan Taylor carried 22 times for 147 yards and a touchdown. Parris Campbell also scored once. He was targeted nine times, hauling in seven receptions for 76 yards.
The teams are meeting in the regular season for the first time since September 2018, a 20-16 win for the Eagles.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Eagles are averaging 27.3 points per game for the season, third in the NFL, and they are facing a Colts defense that has surrendered 20.3 PPG (11th). Meanwhile, Indianapolis has scored 15.7 points a game this season, 30th in the league, and Philadelphia is allowing 18.6 PPG (7th).
The Eagles rank 11th in the league in passing yards per game (248.9) and sixth in rushing (142.7). They will face a tough test through the air, as the Colts are fifth in the league in passing yards allowed per game (211.9). Against the run, Indianapolis is 10th (110.7).
Indianapolis has been one of the league’s least successful rushing teams, averaging 98.7 yards per game (28th), while ranking ninth in passing yards (253.4). The Eagles are allowing 201.4 passing yards (3rd) and 124.8 rushing yards per game (20th).
Philadelphia has found the end zone on 73% of red zone trips this season, third most in the NFL, averaging 3.7 trips a game (12th). Indianapolis ranks as one of the least productive red zone offenses in the league, advancing inside the 20-yard-line only 2.7 times per game (30th) and scoring a touchdown on just 44% of those possessions (30th).
Through nine games, Jalen Hurts has thrown for 14 touchdowns (3 INT) and 246.3 yards per game to lead Philadelphia in passing. In four away games this season, he has five TDs and an average of 266.2 yards passing. Miles Sanders leads the team in rushing with an average of 78.9 yards a game over nine games.
He has six touchdowns on the ground. A.J. Brown is the Eagles’ leading receiver with 80.6 yards a game and six TDs. He is averaging 4.9 receptions on 8.1 targets per game.Matt Ryan has 10 passing touchdowns (9 INT) with 278.8 yards per game through eight games to lead Indianapolis.
In three home games this season, he has thrown for seven TDs (1 INT) and an average of 322.3 yards. Jonathan Taylor has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 87.0 yards a game through seven games.
He has two touchdowns. Michael Pittman Jr. has been a key target in the Colts’ passing game. He has one touchdown and a 67.0 yard per game average through nine appearances. Michael Pittman Jr. is averaging 9.4 targets per game (6.8 receptions).
HOME AND AWAY
Philadelphia is undefeated on the road this season in four games.
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