The Eagles advance into the sport riding a four-sport successful dawdle and claiming the NFC East division title for the 2d time in three seasons. The Eagles appropriate edged out the Dallas Cowboys for the title.
The one detriment to the Eagles is that this 300 and sixty five days the quarterback is wholesome and the relaxation of the crew is banged up. Carson Wentz has played in all 16 video games this season whereas the crew has had to take care of accidents to Zach Ertz, Desean Jackson, Miles Sanders and Jason Kelce.
By some skill per chance, the Eagles serene won their video games down the stretch and snuck into the playoffs.
The defense will need to step up huge of their playoff sport and serve the excessive-flying Seahawks offense at bay.
That feat appears to be like with regards to no longer skill.
Russell Wilson has made basically the most of large receivers Tyler Lockett and rookie D.K. Metcalf this season on their system to an NFC wild-card playoff berth.
Seattle comes into the sport 12-4, having with regards to beat out the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC West division.
Wilson is having an MVP form 300 and sixty five days throwing for larger than 4,000 and 30 touchdown passes. Their backfield will need to care for wholesome as they head into the pivotal spherical.
Seattle’s defense shall be a key ingredient in the sport. While their offense is excessive-powered, the defense ranks shut to the bottom in parts and yards allowed.
A hot Eagles crew also can provide the upset, especially with the home-field profit in the matchup.
The 2 teams hold played 17 instances with the Seahawks having a 10-take profit. They’ve by no way met in the playoffs.
PLAYOFF GAME INFO
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz throws a dash for the length of the first half of an NFL football sport against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photograph/Michael Perez)
Date: January 5
Time: 4: 40 p.m. ET
Stadium: Lincoln Monetary Field
Build of abode: Philadelphia