Eagles and Bengals trying to regain footing for final month
PHILADELPHIA (5-6) VS. CINCINNATI (3-7-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Pick-em
RECORD VS. SPREAD -Philadelphia 5-6, Cincinnati 2-8-1
SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 8-3-1
LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Eagles 34-13, Dec. 13, 2012
LAST WEEK - Eagles lost to Packers 27-13; Bengals lost to Ravens 19-14
AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 20, Bengals No. 26
EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (8), PASS (27).
EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (17), PASS (11).
BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (14), PASS (10).
BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (28), PASS (13).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Last time Eagles visited Paul Brown Stadium was Nov. 16, 2008, when they played 13-13 tie. ... Eagles have lost four straight on road. ... They're 9-1 vs. AFC since 2014. ... They're 5-0 this season when opponent scores 15 points or less, 0-6 when opponent scores more than 15. ... Defense had 20 sacks in first six games and six sacks in last five games. ... Offense ranks second behind Dallas in time of possession (31:47) and leads in second-half possession (16:51). ... Special teams have NFL-best 12 TDs since 2013, including two this season on kickoff returns. ... QB Carson Wentz has 579 yards passing, four TDs and no INTs for 112.3 passer rating in two games vs. AFC. ... TE Zach Ertz has 23 receptions since Week 9, tied for most in NFL at his position. ... WR Dorial Green-Beckham tied career high with six catches vs. Green Bay. ... K Caleb Sturgis has four field goals of 50 yards or more, tied with Cody Parkey (2014) for most in single-season franchise history. .. Bengals are 1-5-1 in last seven games. ... Bengals are only 4-5 at Paul Brown Stadium since middle of last season, including first-round playoff loss to Pittsburgh. ... Bengals playing second game without WR A.J. Green (hamstring) and RB Giovani Bernard (ACL). ... K Mike Nugent has missed last three PAT attempts and four of last eight. ... Bengals on pace for 422 runs this season, which would be their fewest since 2008. Cincinnati has less than 100 yards rushing total in seven games. ... Andy Dalton has struggled in last four games, with four TDs, four INTs and 11 sacks. ... DE Carlos Dunlap has knocked down 10 passes, most by an NFL defensive lineman. ... Fantasy Tip: WR Tyler Boyd assumes bigger role with Green sidelined indefinitely. He had five catches for 62 yards vs Ravens. Boyd leads NFL rookies with 15 catches on third downs.
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