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2019 Redskins Game Preview: Redskins/Eagles, Week 15

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After a two-game road trip, the Redskins are back at FedExField to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 15. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Here's all you need to know ahead of this divisional battle:

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

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ALL-TIME SERIES

  • Washington leads, 86-79-6 overall, and holds a 1-0 postseason advantage.
  • Philadelphia has captured the last five meetings dating back to 2016.
  • In their last matchup in Week 1 of this season, the Eagles came back from a 17-point deficit to beat the Redskins, 32-27. Quarterback Carson Wentz threw for 313 yards and three touchdowns.

Check out photos of the Washington Redskins during their regular season Week 14 game against the Green Bay Packers.

COACHING STAFF

Redskins:

  • HC Bill Callahan
  • OC Kevin O'Connell
  • DC Greg Manusky
  • STC Nate Kaczor

Eagles:

  • HC Doug Pederson
  • OC Mike Groh
  • DC Jim Schwartz
  • STC Dave Fipp

KEY NEW FACES

Redskins:

  • LB Jon Bostic / Montez Sweat / Cole Holcomb
  • S Landon Collins
  • CB Jimmy Moreland
  • OT Ereck Flowers / Donald Penn
  • QB Dwayne Haskins
  • WR Terry McLaurin / Steven Sims / Kelvin Harmon

Eagles:

  • RB Jordan Howard / Miles Sanders
  • T Andre Dillard
  • DE Vinny Curry
  • WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside / Desean Jackson

OTHER SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

Redskins:

  • The Redskins will be without two key players in linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and running back Derrius Guice on Sunday. Kerrigan (calf) will miss his second game in the past three weeks starting 139 consecutive contests. Guice, meanwhile, was placed on Injured Reserve because of a knee injury.
  • With Paul Richardson and Trey Quinn both out with injuries last weekend, the Redskins started three rookie wide receivers: Terry McLaurin, Kelvin Harmon and Steven Sims.

Eagles:

  • Running back Jordan Howard has missed the past several games games with a shoulder injury, and it's uncertain if he'll play this week. The fourth-year back has been a powerful complement to Miles Sanders, who has excelled as a receiving back during his rookie season. Since Howard has been out, Philadelphia's rushing attack has not been as effective.
  • This offseason, the Eagles signed former Redskins linebacker Zach Brown as well as former Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo. Both players were released in the middle of the season, with Sendejo returning back to Minnesota.
  • Week 1 against the Redskins, defensive tackle Malik Jackson, who was expected to help fortify the Eagles' defensive front, suffered a season-ending lisfranc injury.

STORYLINES/THINGS TO WATCH

  • Washington hoping to avoid sixth straight loss to Philly -- In each of the past two seasons, the Eagles have swept the season series with the Redskins. Now, after defeating the burgundy and gold 32-27 in Week 1, they'll look to extend that streak to three with a win at FedexField this Sunday.
  • Eagles receivers battling injuries -- Even before star wideout Alshon Jeffery went down with a foot injury against the New York Giants on Monday night, the Eagles had depth issues at wide receiver, dressing just three healthy players at the position. Now, with Jeffery out for the season and Nelson Agholor's status for Sunday still in doubt, the Eagles have some serious question marks on the outside.
  • Adrian Peterson chasing history -- Peterson scored his 109th-career rushing touchdown against the Green Bay Packers last weekend, leaving him one touchdown shy from tying Walter Payton for fourth all-time. Peterson scored a touchdown during the Redskins' opener in Philadelphia.

INTRIGUING MATCHUPS

  • S Landon Collins vs. TE Zach Ertz -- With so many injuries at the wide receiver position, Carson Wentz will likely have to rely heavily on his tight ends Sunday. Pro Bowler Zach Ertz is a great option and is coming off a nine-reception, 91-yard, two-touchdown game in a 21-17 Eagles win over the Giants on Monday night. Redskins safety Landon Collins, who expects to match up with Ertz at times, will look to limit his production.
  • Redskins wide receivers vs. Eagles secondary -- Washington's young receiving corps has an opportunity to exploit an Eagles secondary that's been victim to the big play several times over the past few weeks. Notably, Terry McLaurin scored a 69-yard touchdown when the teams met in the regular season opener.
  • Redskins defensive line vs. Eagles offensive line -- The Redskins defense, led by lineman Matt Ioannidis, has had nine straight games with at least two sacks. Facing off against a mobile quarterback in Wentz, applying pressure and setting the edge will be an area to watch Sunday.
  • P Tress Way vs. P Cameron Johnston -- Neither team wants to use its punters often. But when needed, they're in good hands. Both Johnston and Way are top 10 in the NFL in net average per punt, often flipping field position for their respective defenses.

INJURY REPORT

  • The injury report for the Week 15 matchup between the Redskins and the Eagles can be found, HERE.

PROJECTED WEATHER

REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS

Redskins:

  • Passing — QB Case Keenum (1343 yards)
  • Rushing — RB Adrian Peterson (718 yards)
  • Receiving — WR Terry McLaurin (703 yards)
  • Touchdowns — QB Case Keenum (9)
  • Tackles — S Landon Collins (105, 71 solo)
  • Sacks — DL Matt Ioannidis (8.5)
  • Interceptions — CB Quinton Dunbar (4)

Eagles:

  • Passing — QB Carson Wentz (3165 yards)
  • Rushing — RB Jordan Howard (525 yards)
  • Receiving — TE Zach Ertz (736 yards)
  • Touchdowns — QB Carson Wentz (21)
  • Tackles — S Rodney McLeod (61, 35 solo)
  • Sacks — DE Brandon Graham (7.5)
  • Interceptions — LB Nate Gerry (2), S Rodney McLeod (2), CB Ronald Darby (2)

REGULAR SEASON TEAM STATS

Redskins:

  • Total offense — 32nd (262.4 YPG)
  • Scoring offense — 32nd (14.5 PPG)
  • Passing offense — 32nd (161.3 YPG)
  • Sacks allowed — 27th (44)
  • Running offense — 20th (101.1 YPG)
  • Third down offense — 32nd (27%)
  • Total defense — 18th (359.8 YPG)
  • Scoring defense — T-20th (23.8 PPG)
  • Passing defense — 11th (225.0 YPG)
  • Sacks — 7th (40)
  • Running defense — 27th (134.8 YPG)
  • Third down defense — T-29th (46%)
  • Time of possession — 32nd (27:07)
  • Turnover differential — T-11th (+2)

Eagles:

  • Total offense — 17th (348.2 YPG)
  • Scoring offense — T-16th (22.8 PPG)
  • Passing offense — 17th (229.5 YPG)
  • Sacks allowed — T-14th (33)
  • Running offense — 13th (118.7 YPG)
  • Third down offense — T-5th (45%)
  • Total defense — 11th (326.7 YPG)
  • Scoring defense — T-18th (23.2 PPG)
  • Passing defense — 17th (237.1 YPG)
  • Sacks — 13th (36)
  • Running defense — 3rd (89.6 YPG)
  • Third down defense — T-7th (35%)
  • Time of possession — 2nd (32:42)
  • Turnover differential — T-25th (-6)

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