Ravens fight to stay in playoff hunt against fading Eagles


Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Eagles 5-8, Ravens 6-6-1

SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 2-1-1

LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Ravens 24-23, Sept. 16, 2012

LAST WEEK - Eagles lost to Redskins 24-22, Ravens lost to Patriots 30-23

AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 26, Ravens No. 14





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Ravens still in playoff hunt, Eagles with only mathematical hope after losing four straight. ... Ravens coach John Harbaugh was assistant with Eagles from 1998-2007 before taking job with Baltimore. ... Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was Eagles assistant for 10 years. ... Eagles are 1-6 on road with six losses in row. ... Philadelphia is 9-2 vs AFC since start of 2014 season. ... Eagles QB Carson Wentz has two straight 300-yard passing games. He leads all rookies with 3,215 yards passing and 13 TD throws. ... Eagles RB Ryan Mathews has three TDs in three games vs. Ravens. ... Philadelphia TE Zach Ertz has 19 receptions for 191 yards in last two games. ... Eagles DT Fletcher Cox has four sacks and forced fumble in last four games vs. AFC. ... Philadelphia LS Jon Dorenbos had wrist surgery and his 162-game streak will end this week. ... Philadelphia leads NFL in time of possession (32:10). ... Eagles lead NFL with 28.6-yard kickoff return average. ... S Rodney McLeod leads Eagles with 103 tackles and three INTs. ... Ravens owned No. 1 defense in NFL before yielding 496 yards to Patriots. ... Baltimore has NFL's best defense in home games, allowing average of 250.6 yards and 13.1 points. ... Baltimore rushed only 14 times for 42 yards vs. New England. Starter Terrance West had pair of carries for 2 yards. ... Ravens K Justin Tucker has nine FGs of at least 50 yards, one short of NFL record. He is 31 for 32 overall after having FG blocked last week. ... Ravens WR Steve Smith needs 3 yards to pass Marvin Harrison (14,580) for seventh on NFL career list. ... Baltimore WR Mike Wallace is 97 yards short of third career 1,000-yard season. ... Ravens WR Breshad Perriman has TD in three straight home games. ... Ravens 13-7 at home in December under Harbaugh. ... Final home game for Ravens, who have won 12 of past 13 home finales. ... Fantasy Tip: Go with Wentz, who will pass often against Ravens defense ranked No. 1 against run. Baltimore gave up 406 yards passing to Tom Brady last week and might be without shutdown CB Jimmy Smith (ankle).


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