Sun. Dec 10th, 2023
Jalen Hurts and Jason Kelce

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts will attempt to proceed his sizzling streak in common season video games when his crew hosts the Washington Commanders in Sunday’s matchup between the NFC East rivals.

The Eagles (3-0) have received 20 of their final 21 regular-season video games with Hurts because the beginning quarterback, together with his final 9 regular-season begins. In final week’s 25-11 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he threw for 277 yards, with a landing by means of the air and one on the bottom.

Eagles working again D’Andre Swift has 308 receiving yards by means of three video games, second within the league behind the San Francisco 49ers’ Christian McCaffrey. Swift has probably the most yards within the first three video games since LeSean McCoy in 2013, in keeping with the crew.

Jalen Hurts and Jason Kelce
Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles talks with Jalen Hurts earlier than Monday’s recreation in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Florida. The Eagles will face the Washington Chiefs this Sunday.
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“He is a superb playmaker,” Hurts advised reporters throughout his press convention on Tuesday. “He is sensible with the ball in his arms. That is one thing I have been capable of see since his days at Georgia. He is simply the identical as he is all the time been. And he is doing it for us now.”

Washington (2-1) was lackluster in final week’s 37-3 loss to the Buffalo Payments. Turnovers had been looming for the Leaders as quarterback Sam Howell threw 4 interceptions within the loss. He took duty for his position within the loss throughout his press convention on Wednesday.

“I can not go on the market and justify that I am younger as a result of the groups we play do not care,” Howell advised reporters in Washington. “The scoreboard does not care. So I’ve to do my job at a better degree so this crew can go the place we wish to go.”

Earlier than the loss to the Payments, Howell was 3-0 as a starter relationship again to the ultimate recreation of final season. However in opposition to a Buffalo crew within the dialog for a deep playoff run, the sophomore sign caller faltered.

“The one factor I measure is understanding how one can reply,” Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy mentioned throughout his press convention Thursday. “That is what it is about. You are going to have ups and downs. Championship groups discover methods to work by means of these robust occasions, and that is the factor we’ve to proceed to do.”

Leaders followers hoping for an upset victory can level to final season’s memorable upset at Lincoln Monetary Discipline in Philadelphia, when Washington ended the Eagles’ 8-0 begin.

Find out how to watch Eagles vs. Leaders

The Eagles will host the Leaders at Lincoln Monetary Discipline, at 1 p.m. ET. Fox will broadcast the sport, with Joe Davis (play-by-play), Darrell Johnston (analyst), and Pam Oliver (sidelines) calling the motion.

Betting data for Eagles vs. Leaders

The Eagles are 8.5-point favorites, in keeping with Friday’s odds at Wager-MGM Sportsbook. The excessive/low is 43.5. The Eagles are -400 on the moneyline, and the Leaders are +300. A $100 wager on a win in Washington would pay $400.