The Green Bay Packers (4-7, 1-4 Away) head to take on the Philadelphia Eagles (9-1, 4-1 Home) at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. The Eagles are 6.5-point favorites, and the total is 46. Green Bay is coming off a 27-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans at Lambeau Field last Thursday.
Aaron Rodgers was 24 of 39 for 227 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Jones ran 12 times for 40 yards. Randall Cobb caught six passes for 73 yards. Philadelphia beat the Indianapolis Colts 17-16 at Lucas Oil Stadium last Sunday.
Jalen Hurts threw for 190 yards and a touchdown. He added 86 yards and a touchdown on the ground. DeVonta Smith was targeted nine times, hauling in six receptions for 78 yards.
The teams are meeting in the regular season for the first time since December 2020, a 30-16 win for the Packers. Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdowns for Green Bay, as Davante Adams scored twice.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Packers are averaging 18.4 points per game for the season, 26th in the NFL, and they are facing an Eagles defense that has surrendered 18.3 PPG (6th). Meanwhile, Philadelphia has scored 26.3 points a game this season, fourth in the league, and Green Bay is allowing 22.1 PPG (16th).
The Packers rank 18th in the league in passing yards per game (237.7) and 14th in rushing (122.6). They will face a tough test through the air, as the Eagles are No. 1 in the league in passing yards allowed per game (202.6).
Against the run, Philadelphia is 19th (122.2). Philadelphia is 16th in the league in passing yards per game (243.0) and sixth in rushing (142.5). Green Bay’s defense could present a challenge through the air, as the Packers are 2nd in the league in passing yards allowed per game (203.6).
Against the run, the Packers are 25th (135.8).Green Bay is averaging 2.9 trips to the red zone a game this season, third lowest in the NFL, finding the end zone 53% of the time (19th). Philadelphia ranks as one of the most productive red zone offenses in the league, scoring a touchdown 71% of the time (4th) when the team advances inside the 20.
Through 11 games, Aaron Rodgers has thrown for 19 touchdowns (7 INT) and 231.1 yards per game to lead Green Bay in passing. In five away games this season, he has seven TDs (6 INT) and an average of 227.6 yards passing.
Aaron Jones leads the team in rushing with an average of 70.7 yards a game over 11 games. He has two touchdowns on the ground. Allen Lazard is the Packers’ leading receiver with 58.8 yards a game and five TDs.
He is averaging 4.2 receptions on 7.3 targets per game. Jalen Hurts has 15 passing touchdowns (3 INT) with 240.7 yards per game through 10 games to lead Philadelphia. In five home games this season, he has thrown for nine TDs (3 INT) and an average of 230.4 yards.
Miles Sanders has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 75.7 yards a game through 10 games. He has six touchdowns. A.J. Brown has been a key target in the Eagles’ aerial attack.
He has six touchdowns and a 78.5 yard per game average through 10 appearances. A.J. Brown is averaging 8.0 targets per game (4.9 receptions).
HOME AND AWAY
Green Bay is looking to avoid a fourth successive loss away from home this season.
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Philadelphia -6.5 (-110)
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