Series history, broadcast information, connections and more from Sunday's Redskins-Eagles 2016 regular season Week 14 matchup at Lincoln Financial Field.
REGULAR SEASON WEEK 14WASHINGTON REDSKINS (6-5-1) vs. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (5-7)
Sunday, Dec. 11 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Lincoln Financial Field (69,596) | Philadelphia
The Washington Redskins will attempt to end a two-game slide when the team travels to face the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 14. Kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET.
The Redskins have earned victories in each of their last four contests against the Eagles, dating back to 2014. A win on Sunday would give the Redskins five straight victories against Philadelphia for the first time since a six-game streak across the 1981-84 seasons.
In four career games against the Eagles, quarterback Trent Williams has completed 110-of-174 passes for 1,345 yards with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. He has averaged 336.3 passing yards per game against the Eagles, the highest career average against the Eagles of any quarterback (min. two games played) in NFL history.
Cousins has thrown a touchdown pass in all 16 road games since assuming the starting role prior to the 2015 season. His 16-game road streak is already the second-longest in team history, trailing only Joe Theismann's 18-game road passing touchdown streak across the 1982-85 seasons.
SERIES HISTORY--Redskins lead all-time series, 85-73-5
--Redskins lead all-time regular season series, 84-73-5
--Last meeting: Oct. 16, 2016 (27-20, WAS)
TELEVISION: FOX--Kevin Burkhardt (play-by-play)
--John Lynch (color)
--Pam Oliver (sidelines)
RADIO: Redskins Radio Network
--Larry Michael (play-by-play)
--Sonny Jurgensen (color)
--Chris Cooley (analysis)
--Rick "Doc" Walker (sidelines)
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--Chris Carrino (play-by-play)
--Brian Baldinger (color)
The Philadelphia Eagles enter Week 14 in fourth place in the NFC East with a 5-7 record. This is the Eagles first season under Head Coach Doug Pederson and starting quarterback Carson Wentz.
Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz was selected by the Eagles with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Wentz has completed 285-of-452 pass attempts this season (63.1 percent) for 2,901 yards and 12 touchdowns. The Redskins sacked Wentz five times and limited him to 179 yards in the teams' first meeting this season in Week 6.
Running back Ryan Mathews leads Eagles in all major rushing categories with 102 attempts for 427 yards and a team-high seven touchdowns this season. Running back Darren Sproles has added to both the rushing and receiving efforts this season, posting 73 carries for 339 yards as well as 45 receptions for 387 yards and both a rushing and receiving touchdown through 13 weeks.
Wide receiver Jordan Matthews leads the Eagles in receptions (57), receiving yards (686) and touchdown catches (three) this season. Tight end Zach Ertz is second to Matthews in receiving yards this season with 452 on 47 receptions with two receiving touchdowns.
Linebacker Nigel Bradham leads the Eagles in tackles. Bradham has recorded for 77 tackles (52 solo) this season. Safety Rodney McLeod has recorded a team-high three interceptions this season. Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (4.0 and defensive ends Brandon Graham (5.0) and Connor Barwin (4.0) have combined for 13 of the teams 26 sacks.
Kicker Caleb Sturgis has made 25-of-30 field goal attempts (83.3 percent) this season. Punter Donnie Jones has averaged 45.0 yards per punt on 50 punts this season.
Darren Sproles serves as the team's primary punt returner and has returned 16 punts for 219 yards (13.7 avg.) this season. Three members of the Eagles have recorded at least seven kickoff returns this season: Kenjon Barner (eight for 251 yards), Wendell Smallwood (eight for 234 with one touchdown) and Josh Huff (seven for 252 with one touchdown).
WHAT TO WATCH FOR THIS WEEK
- The Redskins attempting to earn a fifth straight victory against the Eagles for the first time since a sixgame winning streak in the series across the 1981-84 seasons.
The Redskins seeking consecutive road wins against the Eagles for the first time since the 2007-08 seasons. * The Redskins entering the 164th meeting between the Redskins and Eagles with an 85-73-5 record in the all-time series. Washington's 85 wins against Philadelphia are their most against any opponent. * The Redskins improving upon their 41-38-2 all-time record against the Eagles in Philadelphia, including postseason play. The Redskins' 41 road wins against the Eagles are their most against any opponent. * The Redskins scoring 30 points in Philadelphia in three straight seasons for the first time in series history. The Redskins have scored 34 and 38 points in their last two trips to Lincoln Financial Field. * The Redskins playing the third game of their first three-game road stretch since Weeks 9-11 of the 2002 season. * The Redskins improving upon their team-record three 500- yard games this season. * The Redskins recording their fourth 500-yard game this season to tie for the sixth-most in a season in NFL history. * The Redskins tying a team record by exceeding 300 yards of offense in a 17th consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season, for the first time since the 1987-88 seasons. * The 2016 Redskins entering the Top 10 in net passing yardage in a single season in team history. The squad's 3,709 net passing yards currently rank 11th in franchise annals. * The Redskins (3,709) throwing for 291 yards to reach 4,000 net passing yards in three consecutive seasons for the first time in team history. * The Redskins recording a sack in a 21st consecutive regular season game, dating back to last season. Washington's active streak ranks first in the NFC and fourth in the NFL (Denver, 29; Oakland, 26; Cincinnati, 25). * The Redskins pushing a regular season sack streak to 21 games for the first time since a 30-game span across the 2008-10 seasons. * Cornerback Bashaud Breeland (one) intercepting a pass to become the first member of the Redskins since Fred Smoot (2001- 03) to open a career with multiple interceptions in three straight seasons. * Quarterback Kirk Cousins continuing his strong career performance against the Philadelphia Eagles. In four career games vs. Philadelphia, Cousins has completed 110-of-174 for 1,345 yards with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. His 336.3 passing yards per game against the Eagles mark the highest career average against the Eagles of any quarterback (min. two games played) in NFL history. * Cousins (3,811) throwing for 356 yards to break his own team record for passing yards in a single season (4,166 in 2015). Cousins can pass Brad Johnson (4,005 in 1999) for third with 195 yards and can move past Jay Schroeder (4,109 in 1986) with 299 yards. * Cousins (3,811) throwing for 189 yards to post the fourth 4,000-yard passing season in team history, joining himself (4,166 in 2015), Schroeder (4,109 in 1986) and Johnson (4,005 in 1999). Cousins would become the first player in team history with multiple 4,000-yard passing seasons. * Cousins (320) completing eight passes to move past Jason Campbell (327 in 2009) for second-most completions in a single season in team history. * Cousins (21) throwing two touchdown passes to enter the Top 10 in team history in touchdown passes in a single season. * Cousins (six) tying his own team record for 300- yard passing games in a single season (seven in 2015). * Cousins adding to his team records for career 300-yard passing games (18, including 17 in regular season play) and 400-yard passing games (three). * Cousins (two) adding to his team record for 400-yard passing games in a single season. * Cousins recording his third 400-yard passing game this season to tie Philip Rivers (2013), Tony Romo (2012), Eli Manning (2011) and Dan Marino (1986) for the third-most 400-yard games in a single season in NFL history. * Cousins (939) completing 15 passes to pass Billy Kilmer (953) for sixth-most completions in team history. * Cousins throwing a touchdown pass in a 12th straight game to tie for the fifth-longest streak in team history. * Cousins throwing a touchdown pass in a 17th consecutive road game. His 16-game road streak is already the second-longest in team history. * Cousins entering the game having thrown a touchdown pass in every road game since earning the starting role prior to the 2015 season. * Cousins rushing for a touchdown in consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 14-15 of the 2015 season. * Cousins (seven) rushing for a touchdown to tie Robert Griffin III, Eddie LeBaron, Mark Rypien and Norm Snead (eight each) for the fourth-most career rushing touchdowns by a Redskins quarterback. * Wide receiver Jamison Crowder (58) catching two passes to set a single-season career high in receptions (59 in 2015). His 767 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns this season are already career highs. * Crowder (117) moving past Rod Gardner (117) for sole possession of second-most receptions by a member of the Redskins during a player's first two NFL seasons. *
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Crowder (nine) recording his 10th career touchdown reception to become the fifth member of the Redskins to compile 10 touchdown receptions in the first two seasons of an NFL career (Charlie Brown, 16; Chris Cooley, 13; Gary Clark, 12; Rod Gardner, 12). * Crowder (seven in 2016) becoming the first Redskins wide receiver with eight touchdown receptions since Santana Moss in 2012. (Tight end Jordan Reed had 11 touchdown receptions in 2015.) * Crowder (seven in 2016) catching two touchdowns to become the first member of the Redskins to record nine touchdown receptions in a single season within the first two years of an NFL career. * Crowder tying a single-season team record with his second punt return touchdown of the season (Brian Mitchell in 1991 and 1994, Mike Nelms in 1981, Bert Zagers in 1957 and John Williams in 1952). * Crowder entering the game leading the league in punt return average (15.4). Crowder is attempting to become the first member of the Redskins to lead the NFL in punt return average since Brian Mitchell in 1994 (14.1). * Tight end Vernon Davis (497) catching three passes to become the 12th tight end in NFL history to record 500 career receptions. * Davis (497) chasing No. 14 Steve Jordan (498), Nos. 12 Ben Coates and Todd Heap (499 each) and Nos. 10 Dallas Clark and Frank Wycheck (505 each) on the NFL's list of career receptions by a tight end. * Davis adding to his 57 career touchdown receptions, eighth most of any tight end in NFL history. * Davis catching three touchdowns to tie former Redskins great Jerry Smith (60) for sixth-most touchdowns by a tight end in NFL history. * Wide receiver Rob Kelley extending his streak of consecutive regular season games played with a reception to 99, the fifthlongest active streak in the NFL (Larry Fitzgerald, 191; Brandon Marshall, 156; Steve Smith Sr., 139; Michael Crabtree, 107). Seventy of the games in Garçon's streak have come with Washington, the third-longest streak by a member of the Redskins since the 1970 merger. * Garçon (59) catching six passes to tie Art Monk for the most consecutive 65-catch seasons in team history (four, 1988-91). * Garçon (4,222) gaining 59 receiving yards to pass Michael Westbrook (4,280) for 10th-most career receiving yards in team history. » Garçon (20) chasing No. 12 Jean Fugett (21) and No. 11 Rod Gardner (22) on the team's career receiving touchdowns list. * Kicker Dustin Hopkins adding to his existing single-season career high of 28 field goals. * Hopkins making a field goal in a 16th consecutive game (including postseason play) to tie Mark Moseley for the second-longest streak in team history (16 games from 1976-77). * Hopkins (28) ascending the Top 10 list for field goals in a single season in team history. Hopkins' 28 field goals this year already rank ninth in a single season in franchise history. * Hopkins (28) making five field goals to tie Mark Moseley (33 in 1983) for the most in a single season in team history. * Hopkins (53) making two field goals to pass Sam Baker and John Hall (54 each) for seventh on the team's all-time made field goals list. * Hopkins kicking three or more field goals in a sixth game this season to tie Graham Gano (six in 2011) for second-most threefield-goal games in a season in team history. * Hopkins recording a third four-field-goal game this year to tie Mark Moseley (three in 1983) and Chip Lohmiller (three in 1990) for the most games with four field goals in a single season in team history. * Hopkins (225) chasing No. 9. Brett Conway (234), No. 8. Graham Gano (236), No. 7. John Hall (237) and No. 6. Sam Baker (253) on the franchise's list of career points by a kicker. * Hopkins (225) scoring 25 points to become the 18th player in Redskins history (including both kickers and position players) to record 250 career points. * Hopkins (111 in 2016) recording seven points to enter the Top 10 in points in a single season in franchise history (including both kickers and position players). * Wide receiver Jamison Crowder recording a reception of 50 yards or more in a third consecutive game for the first time since Weeks 6-8 of the 2009 season as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. * Jackson and/or Garçon (nine each) recording their 10th 100- yard receiving game to tie Henry Ellard (10) for ninth-most in team history. * Jackson (21) recording a 60-plus-yard touchdown to move past Devin Hester (21) for sole possession of second-most total touchdowns of 60 yards or more in NFL history. Jackson is two shy of Jerry Rice (23) for the all-time record. * Jackson (25) recording a 50-plus-yard touchdown to tie Steve Smith, Sr. (26) for fourth in total touchdowns of 50 yards or more in the NFL since the 1970 merger. * Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan starting his 93rd consecutive game, tied for second-most among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career. * Kerrigan (10.0) entering the game 0.5 sacks shy of the NFC lead (10.5, Atlanta's Vic Beasley Jr.). * Kerrigan (10.0) chasing his single-season career high of 13.5 sacks, set in 2014. * Kerrigan (10.0) recording a sack to enter the Top 10 in sacks in a single season in team history. * Kerrigan posting a sack in a fourth consecutive game for the second time this season (Weeks 5-8). * Linebacker Trent Murphy adding to his career-high 8.0 sacks this season after entering the year with 6.0 sacks in his first two NFL seasons from 2014-15. * Murphy recording a full sack in back-to-back games for the first time since Weeks 3-4. * Murphy (8.0) recording two sacks to give the Redskins multiple players with 10.0 sacks in a single season for the first time since 2009 (Andre Carter and Brian Orakpo, 11.0 each). * Cornerback Josh Norman (two) matching his single-season career high with his next forced fumble (three in 2015). * Tight end Jordan Reed (231) chasing No. 14 Brian Mitchell (232) and No. 13 Larry Brown (238) on the Redskins' all-time receptions list. * Reed (241) catching four passes to move past Don Warren (244) for third-most career receptions by a tight end in team history. » Reed (241) recording nine receptions to become the 12th player to catch 250 career passes as a member of the Redskins. * Reed (19) catching a touchdown to become the 16th player in team history to record 20 touchdown receptions with the Redskins. * Reed (19) catching a touchdown to surpass Clint Didier (19) for sole possession of fourth-most by a tight end in Redskins history. * Reed (19) chasing Jean Fugett (21) for third-most receiving touchdowns by a tight end in Redskins history. * Reed (six) scoring multiple receiving touchdowns to move past Santana Moss (six) for sole possession of the sixth-most games with multiple touchdown receptions by a member of the Redskins since 1960. * Safety Donte Whitner Sr. starting his 150th career regular season game.
A WIN WOULD
... improve the Redskins to 7-5-1 this season, including a 3-3-1 mark on the road in 2016.
... mark five straight victories against the Eagles for the Redskins for the first time since a six-game winning streak in the series across the 1981-84 seasons.
... give the Redskins consecutive road wins against the Eagles for the first time since the 2007-08 seasons.
... make the Redskins 86-73-5 all-time against the Eagles, including postseason play. The Redskins' 85 all-time wins against the Eagles are their most against any opponent.
... push the Redskins to 42-38-2 all-time against the Eagles in Philadelphia, including postseason play. The Redskins' 41 all-time road wins against the Eagles are their most against any opponent.
... be Head Coach Jay Gruden's 20th victory with the Redskins. He would be the ninth coach in team history to reach 20 wins, joining Joe Gibbs (171), George Allen (79), Ray Flaherty (56), Norv Turner (50) Joe Kuharich (26), Jack Pardee (24), Mike Shanahan (24) and Bill McPeak (21).
NOTABLE REDSKINS/EAGLES CONNECTIONS
Former Eagles On Redskins
- Offensive Line Coach Bill Callahan (1995-97)
- Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh (1986-89)
- Special Projects/Assistant Special Teams Bret Munsey (2013)
- WR DeSean Jackson (2008-13)
- DL Cullen Jenkins (2011-12)
Former Redskins on Eagles:
- Defensive Quality Control/Asst. Defensive Line Coach Phillip Daniels (Played from 2004-10, Served as Director of Player Development in 2012)
Redskins from Pennsylvania:
- Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (Dallas)
Eagles from the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area:
- Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz (Halethorpe, Md.)
- Assistant Offensive Line/Tight Ends/Run Game Coach Eugene Chung (Vienna, Va.)
- Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Keith Gray (Stuart, Va.)
- S Rodney McLeod (Clinton, Md.)
- RB Wendell Smallwood (Elkton, Md.)
Redskins who went to college in Pennsylvania:
- DE Chris Baker (Started collegiate career at Penn State)
Eagles who went to college in the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area:
- Offensive Coordinator Frank Reich (Maryland)
- Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz (Georgetown)
- Asst. Offensive Line/Tight Ends/Run Game Coach Eugene Chung (Virginia Tech)
- Quarterbacks Coach John DeFilippo (James Madison)
- Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Keith Gray (Virginia Tech)
- CB Nolan Carroll (Maryland)
- S Rodney McLeod (Virginia)
Notable Pro Connections:
- General Manager Scot McCloughan (1996-98) and DL Cullen Jenkins (2003-04) worked with Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson for the Green Bay Packers.
- Assistant Special Teams Coach Bradford Banta worked with Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Schwartz for the Detroit Lions from 2009-13. Banta served in the same position (2009-11) and Assistant Linebackers Coach (2012-13) while Schwartz served as the Head Coach.
- Assistant Special Teams Coach Bradford Banta played with Eagles Safeties Coach Tim Hauck for the Indianapolis Colts in 1998. Banta played tight end and long snapper while Hauck played safety.
- Assistant Special Teams Coach Bradford Banta played with Eagles LS Jon Dorenbos for the Buffalo Bills in 2004.
- Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky (2008-10), TE Vernon Davis (2008-10) and DE Ricky Jean Francois (2009-10) worked with Eagles Special Teams Coordinator Dave Fipp for the San Francisco 49ers.
- Defensive Quality Control Chad Grimm and CB Greg Toler worked with Eagles Offensive Coordinator Frank Reich for the Arizona Cardinals in 2012.
- Defensive Coordinator Joe Barry and Defensive Quality Control Chad Grimm worked with Eagles Offensive Coordinator Frank Reich for the San Diego Chargers from 2013-14.
- Running Backs Coach Randy Jordan played with Eagles Assistant Offensive Line/Tight Ends/Run Game Coach Eugene Chung for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1995.
- Outside Linebackers Coach Greg Manusky played with Eagles Assistant Offensive Line/Tight Ends/Run Game Coach Eugene Chung for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1998-99.
- WR Pierre Garçon worked with Eagles Offensive Coordinator Frank Reich for the Indianapolis Colts from 2008-11. Reich served in multiple positions including Wide Receivers Coach (2011).
- C John Sullivan played with Eagles Wide Receivers Coach Greg Lewis from the Minnesota Vikings from 2009-10. Lewis played wide receiver.
- TE Vernon Davis, DE Ricky Jean Francois and S Donte Whitner played with Eagles Tight Ends Coach Justin Peelle for the San Francisco 49ers in 2011.
- S Duke Ihenacho worked with Eagles Defensive Backs Coach Cory Undlin for the Denver Broncos from 2012-14.
- S Will Blackmon and DL Cullen Jenkins played with Eagles G/T Allen Barbre for the Green Bay Packers from 2007-09.
- Defensive Backs Coach Perry Fewell (2008-09), Wide Receivers Coach Ike Hilliard (2013), S Donte Whitner (2008-10) and K Dustin Hopkins (2013) worked with Eagles CB Leodis McKelvin for the Buffalo Bills.
- T Ty Nsekhe played with Eagles S Rodney McLeod for the St. Louis Rams from 2012-13.
- LB Mason Foster played with Eagles LB Najee Goode (2012) and Eagles DE Steven Means (2013-14) for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- S Donte Whitner played with Eagles T Jason Peters for the Buffalo Bills from 2006-08.
Notable College Connections:
- Inside Linebackers Coach Kirk Olivadotti worked with Eagles Defensive Line Coach Chris Wilson for Georgia in 2013. Olivadotti served as the Linebackers Coach while Wilson served in the same position.
- S/LB Su'a Cravens worked with Eagles Defensive Line Coach Chris Wilson for USC from 2014-15.
- G Arie Kouandjio worked with Eagles Offensive Line Coach Jeff Stoutland at Alabama from 2011-12. Stoutland served in the same position.
- S/LB Su'a Cravens played with Eagles WR Nelson Agholor for USC from 2013-14.
- S Duke Ihenacho worked with Eagles Quarterbacks Coach John DeFilippo for San Jose State from 2010-11. DeFilippo served as the Quarterbacks Coach (2010) and the Offensive Coordinator (2011).
- T Trent Williams (2007-09) and P Tress Way (2008-09) worked with Eagles Defensive Line Coach Chris Wilson for Oklahoma. Wilson served as the Defensive Ends/Special Teams Coordinator.
- RB Chris Thompson and K Dustin Hopkins played with Eagles LB Nigel Bradham for Florida State from 2009-11.
- DE Ricky Jean Francois played with Eagles CB Ron Brooks at LSU from 2007-08.
- RB Chris Thompson and K Dustin Hopkins played with Eagles S Terrence Brooks for Florida State from 2010-12.
- TE Vernon Davis played with Eagles CB Nolan Carroll for Maryland in 2005.
- LB Preston Smith played with Eagles DT Fletcher Cox for Mississippi State in 2011.
- Tight Ends Coach Wes Phillips played with Eagles LS Jon Dorenbos for UTEP from 1999-01.
- LB Trent Murphy played with Eagles TE Zach Ertz for Stanford from 2010-12.
- LB Terence Garvin played with Eagles LB Najee Goode for West Virginia from 2009-11.
- S Donte Whitner Sr. played with Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins for Ohio State in 2005.
- LS Nick Sundberg played with Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks for Cal in 2008.
- Assistant Defensive Backs Coach Aubrey Pleasant played with Eagles S Chris Maragos for Wisconsin from 2007-08.
- T Morgan Moses played with Eagles S Rodney McLeod for Virginia from 2009-11.
- G Brandon Scherff played with Eagles G/T Matt Tobin for Iowa from 2011-12.
- CB Quinton Dunbar (2011-12), RB Rob Kelley (2012) and TE Jordan Reed (2009-12) played with Eagles K Caleb Sturgis for Florida.
- CB Quinton Dunbar (2011-13), RB Matt Jones (2012-13) and TE Jordan Reed (2010-12) played with Eagles S Jaylen Watkins for Florida.
- RB Matt Jones (2012-13), TE Jordan Reed (2010-12) and CB Quinton Dunbar (2011-13) played with Eagles TE Trey Burton for Florida.
- DE Chris Baker played with Eagles C/G Stefen Wisniewski for Penn State in 2007.