Eagles at Lions NFL Week 12 Capsule

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-6) AT DETROIT LIONS (3-7)

SERIES

  EAGLES LIONS
THURS. RECORD 11-5 39-40
SERIES LEADER 15-13-2  
STREAKS 6 of past 7  
COACHES VS. OPP. Chip Kelly: 1-0 Jim Caldwell: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 45-17 vs. Buccaneers W 18-13 vs. Raiders
LAST GAME 12/8/13: Lions 20 at Eagles 34. Philadelphia RB LeSean McCoy rushes for 217 yards & 2 TDs. Detroit WR Jeremy Ross records 58-yard PR-TD & 98-yard KR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/19/10: Eagles 35, Lions 32. Philadelphia RB McCoy rushes for 120 yards & 3 TDs. Eagles QB Michael Vick passes for 284 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE John Parry
BROADCAST FOX (12:30 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone, Ross Tucker (field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Phi.), 82 (Det.). XM: 88 (WW1), 83 (Phi.), 82 (Det.).

STATS

PASSING Sanchez: 40-64-417-2-4-65.7 Stafford: 239-372-2607-15-12-84.8
RUSHING Murray: 141-515-3.7-4 Abdullah (R): 80-284-3.6-1
RECEIVING Matthews: 55-565-10.3-2 C. Johnson: 59-828-14.0-3
OFFENSE 375.0 336.4
TAKE/GIVE +1 -10
DEFENSE 374.4 367.2
SACKS Cox: 5.5 Ansah: 8 (1C)
INTs Thurmond: 3 Quin: 2
PUNTING D. Jones: 47.0 (3C) Martin: 46.1
KICKING Sturgis: 55 (16/18 PAT; 13/16 FG) Prater: 55 (16/19 PAT; 13/13 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: Won on Thanksgiving at Det 12-0 on 11/28/68. Play on Thanksgiving for 2nd consecutive year…QB MARK SANCHEZ had 102.2 rating & won start last year on Thanksgiving…In 4 career Thurs. games, RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 571 scrimmage yards (142.8 per game), 402 rush yards (100.5 per game) & 5 TDs. RB-PR DARREN SPROLES has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in 2 games vs. Det. Is only player in NFL history with 25+ rec. TD (28), 15+ rush TD (18) & 5+ PR-TD (6). RB RYAN MATHEWS has rush TD in his past 3…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 27-yard TD catch last Thanksgiving. WR JOSH HUFF aims for 3rd in row with TD…DE FLETCHER COX has 3.5 sacks in 3 Thurs. games. LBs CONNOR BARWIN & MYCHAL KENDRICKS each had FR in last meeting. LB BRANDON GRAHAM has 4.5 sacks in past 3 on Thurs. DE VINNY CURRY aims for 3rd in row on Thurs. with sack…LIONS: Play 76th game on Thanksgiving. Host Phi on Thanksgiving for 1st time since 1968…QB MATTHEW STAFFORD aims for 4th consecutive 300-yard game on Thanksgiving & has 1,161 yards (387 per game), 7 TDs, 2 INTs & 98.4 rating in past 3…RB JOIQUE BELL has 4 TDs in past 3 on Thanksgiving…WR CALVIN JOHNSON has 8 rec. TDs on Thanksgiving, most in NFL history. Aims for 7th in row on Thanksgiving with TD catch. Aims for 4th in row on Thanksgiving with 100+ yards & TD. Since 2011, leads NFL with 7,042 rec. yards & 102.1 rec. yards per game. WR GOLDEN TATE had 8 catches for 89 yards last Thanksgiving. WR LANCE MOORE has TD in 4 of past 6…DE EZEKIEL ANSAH has 6 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 7. DE JASON JONES has sack in 3 of 4 Thurs. games. S GLOVER QUIN & JAMES IHEDIGBO each had INT last Thanksgiving.

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