Eagles-Buccaneers Capsule

  • By rambknows
  • September 14, 2018 7:38 am

Eagles-Buccaneers Capsule

PHILADELPHIA (1-0) at TAMPA BAY (1-0)Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE – Eagles by 3RECORD VS. SPREAD – Philadelphia 1-0, Tampa Bay 1-0SERIES RECORD – Eagles lead 10-8LAST MEETING – Buccaneers beat Eagles 45-17, Nov. 22, 2015LAST WEEK – Eagles beat Falcons 18-12; Buccaneers beat Saints 48-40AP PRO32 RANKING – Eagles No. 2, Buccaneers No. 15EAGLES OFFENSE – OVERALL (T29), RUSH (18), PASS (31).EAGLES DEFENSE – OVERALL (7), RUSH (6), PASS (T14).BUCCANEERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (2), RUSH (19), PASS (3).BUCCANEERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (30), RUSH (2), PASS (32).STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Eagles have won eight of 14 regular-season meetings. Teams have split four playoff games, including Buccaneers’ victory in 2002 NFC championship game. … Eagles are 20-12 vs. NFC South teams since 2002. … Philadelphia is 4-3 at Tampa, including two straight wins. … Eagles were 6-2 on road last season. … Coach Doug Pederson is 2-0 in road openers. … QB Nick Foles has reception in two straight games, Super Bowl win over New England and last week against Atlanta. … Foles has 677 yards passing with five TDs, no picks in two starts vs. Bucs. Foles is 4-0 with nine TDs, one pick in last four road games. … TE Zach Ertz has 157 catches and 1,688 yards receiving since 2016. … WR Mike Wallace has two TDs in two games vs. Bucs. He had no catches and only three targets Week 1. … DE Brandon Graham has five sacks, forced fumble and fumble recovery in last six games on road. … DE Chris Long has 3 1/2 sacks and three forced fumbles in last five games. … LB Jordan Hicks led team with seven tackles and career-high 1 1/2 sacks in Week 1. … Bucs QB Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for career-best 417 yards, four TD, no interceptions against Saints. Also scored rushing TD, joining Mark Rypien as only QBs in NFL history with 400-plus passing yards, four passing TDs, no INTs and rushing TD in single game. … WR Mike Evans had seven receptions for 147 yards, one TD, and WR DeSean Jackson had five catches for 146 yards, two TDs last week. … Bucs DT Gerald McCoy has 44 1/2 sacks since 2012, second-most among NFL DTs. … Fantasy tip: Eagles RB Jay Ajayi is sixth in NFL with 2,207 yards rushing since 2016. He had two TDs rushing in win over Atlanta.___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/tag/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

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