Matchup Analysis: Philadelphia Eagles at Jacksonville Jaguars

Vegas Prediction

Vegas says: Eagles 23, Jaguars 20

FBG Projections

TeamRushYardsTDCompAttPass YdTDINT
PHI281100.824382581.50.9
JAX261150.621342351.21.0

Philadelphia Eagles Offense: overview

Points (vs AVG) (rank)Rush Yards (vs AVG) (rank)Pass Yards (vs AVG) (rank)
Eagles Offense22.0 (-2.0) (22)103 (-7) (21)260 (+7) (15)
Jaguars Defense20.9 (-3.2) (9)122 (+11) (25)180 (-73) (1)

Jacksonville Jaguars Offense: overview

Points (vs AVG) (rank)Rush Yards (vs AVG) (rank)Pass Yards (vs AVG) (rank)
Jaguars Offense16.6 (-7.5) (29)99 (-11) (23)257 (+3) (18)
Eagles Defense19.7 (-4.3) (6)86 (-24) (2)270 (+16) (24)

Eagles Rushing offense

Tough matchup vs. the Jaguars defense.

Since the loss of Jay Ajayi, the Eagles rushing attack does not have an identity as both Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement have struggled so far this year. The Eagles are playing the hot hand approach with their running backs and we saw them bring Josh Adams into the mix last week. Smallwood is still the guy who has out touched Clement in the last two weeks, but the clarity of this backfield makes it still highly unpredictable and will likely depend on who gets out to a good start each week.

The Jaguars defense is more of a name that you want to fear compared to the actual results over the last three weeks. Kareem Hunt, Ezekiel Elliott and Lamar Miller over the last three weeks have rushed for an average of 98 yards against this defense in which they seemingly are playing as individuals instead of a cohesive unit. Telvin Smith who was one of the best linebackers in football last season has not been the same player he was last season which has been the story for most of the defense as they just do not possess that fear that they brought last season. The defensive line remains the strength of this team as Calais Campbell, Yannick Ngakoue and Marcel Dareus are all still playing at a high level, but if you get past the front line, there are results that can be had.

Eagles Passing offense

Neutral matchup vs. the Jaguars defense.

Carson Wentz continues to look better each week as he recovers from his knee injury last season. Wentz has moved the ball efficiently the last three weeks against the Vikings, Giants, and Panthers as he went over 300 yards in two of those three games. The offense continues to run through Zach Ertz who has 110 yards or more in three of his last four games. Adding to the Eagles offense, it appears Alshon Jeffery is getting healthier as he has 79 yards or more in three of his last four games and has scored four touchdowns in those four games. This appears to be a unit that is coming together at the right time and will look to be once again one of the top passing offenses in football.

The Jaguars are a unit that are in a bit of disarray. Jalen Ramsey over the last few weeks has not been the shut-down corner that he was last season and has been struggling after talking a lot early in the season. This is a unit that the struggles have not shown up on the stat sheet yet largely due to the Jaguars being down by so much that teams have not needed to throw the ball against them as evidenced Houston throwing just 24 times and Dallas throwing just 27 times. The Jaguars passing defense still remains the most talented in the NFL, but they are showing some cracks in the armor. Edit: As of Thursday, A.J. Bouye will not be traveling with the team to London and will miss this week. This is a key loss for the Jaguars as Tyler Patmon who has been a career backup will fill in for the injured Bouye.

Jaguars Rushing offense

Bad matchup vs. the Eagles defense.

The Jaguars traded for Carlos Hyde and while he did not play last week is expected to begin to be integrated into the offense this week against Philadelphia. While Hyde is a welcomed addition to the backfield after the team appears to continue to be without Leonard Fournette for a while, it adds some uncertainty to the offense as it will likely be a split backfield scenario where both Hyde and T.J. Yeldon split touches with Hyde getting more of the early touches and Yeldon seeing most of the work on third-downs and passing situations. The biggest issue for the Jaguars so far this year has been their offensive line which was expected to be one of the top units in football has struggled as Andrew Norwell is not playing at the caliber we had seen him play and left tackle Josh Walker who is replacing Cam Robinson who was lost for the year earlier this season has really struggled.

The Eagles rush outside of an anomaly performance by Saquon Barkley has been just as good as they were last season in which they were the best unit in football. This is a team that has not allowed an opposing running back to go over 42 yards (besides Barkley) and is made up of one of the best front sevens in football. Fletcher Cox is a contender for defensive player of the year this season and he leads this scary defensive line with Brandon Graham, Michael Bennett, and even Treyvon Hester who has been filling in for Haloti Ngata and Timmy Jernigan is playing at a high level. This is a defense that you do not want to try to run against which is a matchup nightmare for newly acquired running back Carlos Hyde.

Jaguars Passing offense

Good matchup vs. the Eagles defense.

The Jaguars once again will go with Blake Bortles as their quarterback after benching Bortles in the second half last week. The ice is pretty thin under Bortles feet as the Jaguars are in a state of panic mode with having lost three straight games by ten or more points and have really struggled to move the ball. The issue for the Jaguars passing game is really a trifecta as Bortles is a below average quarterback, the receiving group has been poor as Keelan Cole, Donte Moncrief and Dede Westbrook have all struggled at times, and there is no running game to speak of in Jacksonville.

The way to beat the Eagles is through the air as the Eagles are allowing the 8th-most passing yards allowing at 287 yards per game to opponents. This is an Eagles team that has a lack of talent at the cornerback position as Jalen Mills has not progressed as quickly as the Eagles would have liked and Ronald Darby who has been a nice complimentary corner is being forced into being the number one corner for the Eagles. The biggest weak spot for the Eagles this season has been at the free safety position as rookie Avonte Maddox continues to struggle as he is filling in for Corey Graham.

Jaguars vs QB

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)3 (-4.9)3 (-5.0)3 (-4.2)3 (-4.9)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)9 (-2.9)9 (-2.9)11 (-1.7)9 (-2.5)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Sam Darnold5517341671028013.213.211.511.5
5Patrick Mahomes70223831302413121.021.017.820.8
6Dak Prescott671727183201182131.431.429.529.5
7Deshaun Watson64122413910713012.312.310.910.9

Carson Wentz (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN59243531120526026.226.221.025.0
6@ NYG71263627830214027.327.324.524.5
7vs CAR6730373102033023.823.818.722.7
8PROJ-Dodds24382581.50.93120.119.819.819.819.8
8PROJ-Tremblay25392701.513110.120.220.220.220.2
8PROJ-Bloom25342401.80.83110.120.120.120.120.1

Jaguars vs RB

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)10 (-3.4)8 (-5.0)10 (-4.0)10 (-4.3)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)11 (-3.6)4 (-5.7)7 (-4.5)7 (-4.8)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Bilal Powell358260742605.29.27.29.2
4Isaiah Crowell2040011300.31.30.81.3
5Kareem Hunt5222871217015.416.415.916.4
5Anthony Sherman5000111501.52.52.02.5
6Ezekiel Elliott632410611111017.718.718.221.7
6Rod Smith854000000.40.40.40.4
7Lamar Miller4522100131-1015.916.916.419.9
7Alfred Blue27828000002.82.82.82.8

Wendell Smallwood (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN2932704344113.116.116.618.1
6@ NYG441851021005.16.15.66.1
7vs CAR35932022503.75.74.75.7
8PROJ-Dodds11440.32180.18.610.69.610.6
8PROJ-Tremblay11450.32180.18.710.79.710.7
8PROJ-Bloom9300.2270.15.57.56.57.5

Corey Clement (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
6@ NYG26114313326012.915.914.415.9
7vs CAR25860221602.24.23.24.2
8PROJ-Dodds10400.32190.18.310.39.310.3
8PROJ-Tremblay10410.33190.18.411.49.911.4
8PROJ-Bloom8280.23200.27.210.28.710.2

Josh Adams (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN11-100000-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1
6@ NYG00000000000.00.0
7vs CAR8417000001.71.71.71.7
8PROJ-Dodds4140.1000222.02.0
8PROJ-Tremblay3120.10001.81.81.81.8
8PROJ-Bloom3100000111.01.0

Jaguars vs WR

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)1 (-7.0)1 (-8.9)1 (-8.2)1 (-9.6)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)5 (-6.1)3 (-8.7)4 (-7.4)5 (-9.4)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Quincy Enunwa52846600006.610.68.610.6
4Jermaine Kearse47522300002.34.33.34.3
5Tyreek Hill647461022608.712.710.712.7
5Sammy Watkins60867800007.813.810.813.8
6Cole Beasley42119101200022.131.126.634.1
6Michael Gallup59212700002.73.73.23.7
7DeAndre Hopkins648350100011.014.012.514.0
7Will Fuller52866800006.812.89.812.8

Alshon Jeffery (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN54823900003.95.94.95.9
6@ NYG5912874200019.427.423.427.4
7vs CAR6410788100014.821.818.321.8
8PROJ-Dodds5650.40008.913.911.413.9
8PROJ-Tremblay5660.400091411.514.0
8PROJ-Bloom5580.50008.813.811.313.8

Nelson Agholor (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN52444500004.58.56.58.5
6@ NYG64539100009.112.110.612.1
7vs CAR5976200000285.08.0
8PROJ-Dodds4430.20005.59.57.59.5
8PROJ-Tremblay4400.20005.29.27.29.2
8PROJ-Bloom4310.20004.38.36.38.3

Jordan Matthews (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN2211400000.41.40.91.4
6@ NYG26322600002.64.63.64.6
7vs CAR290000000000.00.0
8PROJ-Dodds1150.10002.13.12.63.1
8PROJ-Tremblay1110.10001.72.72.22.7
8PROJ-Bloom1110.10001.72.72.22.7

Jaguars vs TE

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)4 (-2.8)3T (-4.2)2 (-3.5)5 (-4.0)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)9 (-1.9)7 (-3.4)9 (-2.6)8 (-2.8)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Jordan Leggett26431317.310.38.810.3
5Travis Kelce6685100010.015.012.518.0
6Geoff Swaim66222102.14.13.14.1
7Jordan Thomas5510000.00.00.00.0

Zach Ertz (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN5711101101172722.030.0
6@ NYG719743110.317.313.817.3
7vs CAR65119138013.822.818.325.8
8PROJ-Dodds7770.410.117.113.617.1
8PROJ-Tremblay8810.511.119.115.119.1
8PROJ-Bloom7780.410.217.213.717.2

Dallas Goedert (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN35221601.63.62.63.6
6@ NYG3211700.71.71.21.7
7vs CAR375443110.314.312.314.3
8PROJ-Dodds2170.22.94.93.94.9
8PROJ-Tremblay2180.2354.05.0
8PROJ-Bloom3350.35.38.36.88.3

Jaguars vs PK

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)30 (+2.4)30 (+2.4)30 (+3.0) (+0.0)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)30 (+2.7)30 (+2.7)30 (+3.7) (+0.0)
WEEKPLAYERFGFGAXPXPASTDPPRFDDK
4Jason Myers2200666.00.0
5Harrison Butker3333121213.013.0
6Brett Maher4444161621.021.0
7Kaimi Fairbairn22228810.010.0

Jake Elliott (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

FGFGAXPXPASTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN2211777.07.0
6@ NYG2344101010.010.0
7vs CAR1222556.06.0
8PROJ-Dodds1.722.12.27.27.28.48.4
8PROJ-Tremblay1.72.12.22.27.37.38.58.5

Jaguars vs TD

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)25 (+1.6)25 (+1.6)29 (+3.5)29 (+3.5)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)31 (+4.7)31 (+4.7)30 (+6.7)30 (+6.7)
WEEKPLAYERPTYDSACKINTFRSFTYTDSTDPPRFDDK
4New York Jets3150321200887.07.0
5Kansas City Chiefs1450254101212122.022.0
6Dallas Cowboys7204311007711.011.0
7Houston Texans725941200101014.014.0

Philadelphia Eagles (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

PTYDSACKINTFRSFTYTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs MIN23.0037510100334.04.0
6@ NYG13.00401410006610.010.0
7vs CAR21.0037120000222.02.0
8PROJ-Dodds19.003592.41.20.800.410.310.310.310.3
8PROJ-Tremblay19.253692.41.10.900.510.910.910.910.9

Eagles vs QB

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)20 (+0.3)20 (+0.3)21 (+0.4)22 (+0.6)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)20 (+1.1)20 (+1.0)21 (+1.2)22 (+1.4)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Marcus Mariota713043344211046134.834.831.434.4
5Kirk Cousins6230373011051019.219.214.118.1
6Eli Manning6524432810100013.113.110.210.2
7Cam Newton59253926920749026.426.425.725.7

Blake Bortles (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC83336143014434130.930.924.628.6
6@ DAL48152614911422012.712.711.211.2
7vs HOU30612610063006.16.11.43.4
8PROJ-Dodds21342351.215280.1191919.019.0
8PROJ-Tremblay20332281.21.15290.118.618.618.618.6
8PROJ-Bloom17301791.20.84220.115.815.815.815.8

Eagles vs RB

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)2 (-6.2)9 (-4.9)6 (-5.4)8 (-5.1)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)8 (-4.6)14 (-1.7)12 (-3.0)15 (-1.6)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Dion Lewis48400996606.615.611.115.6
4Derrick Henry28824022703.15.14.15.1
5Latavius Murray4611420221405.67.66.67.6
5Roc Thomas1448021601.42.41.92.4
6Saquon Barkley5013130112999028.937.933.440.9
6Wayne Gallman174170522504.26.25.26.2
7Christian McCaffrey597290665108.014.011.014.0
7Alex Armah300000000.00.00.00.0

T.J. Yeldon (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC771053010869118.226.222.226.2
6@ DAL318410532907108.510.0
7vs HOU56122807540112.817.815.317.8
8PROJ-Dodds9380.24330.29.513.511.513.5
8PROJ-Tremblay9370.25370.310.415.412.915.4
8PROJ-Bloom9280.24280.38.612.610.612.6

Carlos Hyde (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5vs BAL2817630321407.79.78.79.7
6vs LAC321434000003.43.43.43.4
8PROJ-Dodds12490.32100.18.310.39.310.3
8PROJ-Tremblay11450.321207.59.58.59.5
8PROJ-Bloom9260.20003.83.83.83.8

Eagles vs WR

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)27 (+4.4)28 (+7.4)28 (+5.9)27 (+7.9)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)27 (+5.4)28 (+9.0)29 (+7.7)29 (+9.5)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Corey Davis60159161100022.131.126.634.1
4Tajae Sharpe31322710008.710.79.710.7
5Adam Thielen60107116100017.624.621.127.6
5Stefon Diggs531110910225011.621.616.621.6
6Cody Latimer32435200005.28.26.78.2
6Odell Beckham631064400004.410.47.410.4
7Devin Funchess5411662100012.218.215.218.2
7Curtis Samuel19111602918.59.59.09.5

Keelan Cole (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC741047000007119.011.0
6@ DAL45544100004.18.14.17.1
7vs HOU52722100002.14.13.14.1
8PROJ-Dodds4520.20006.410.48.410.4
8PROJ-Tremblay4510.20006.310.38.310.3
8PROJ-Bloom4470.20005.99.97.99.9

Dede Westbrook (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC61535500005.58.57.08.5
6@ DAL44533810009.812.811.312.8
7vs HOU50441700001.75.73.75.7
8PROJ-Dodds4500.20006.210.28.310.3
8PROJ-Tremblay4500.20206.410.48.510.5
8PROJ-Bloom3410.30005.98.97.59.0

Donte Moncrief (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC681567600007.613.610.613.6
6@ DAL383000000000.00.0
7vs HOU551077600007.614.611.114.6
8PROJ-Dodds4480.20006108.010.0
8PROJ-Tremblay4520.30007119.011.0
8PROJ-Bloom4380.30005.69.67.69.6

D.J. Chark (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDRSHYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC25426800006.88.87.88.8
6@ DAL131000000000.00.0
7vs HOU30743100003.17.15.17.1
8PROJ-Dodds1170.10002.33.32.83.3
8PROJ-Tremblay1190.10002.53.53.03.5
8PROJ-Bloom2250.10003.15.14.15.1

Eagles vs TE

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)5 (-2.5)3T (-4.2)4 (-3.4)2 (-4.5)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)2 (-4.3)1 (-6.8)1 (-5.5)1 (-7.0)
WEEKPLAYERoSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Beau Brinkley000000.00.00.00.0
5Kyle Rudolph54554104.19.16.69.1
6Scott Simonson63312402.43.42.93.4
7Greg Olsen5952516.58.57.58.5

David Grinnage (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
6@ DAL911700.71.71.21.7
7vs HOU31221701.73.72.73.7
8PROJ-Dodds1150.12.13.12.63.1
8PROJ-Tremblay2230.12.94.93.94.9

Blake Bell (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
7vs HOU220000000.00.0
8PROJ-Dodds1100.11.62.62.12.6
8PROJ-Tremblay000000.00.0

James OShaughnessy (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

oSNAPTARGRECYDTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC36632702.75.74.25.7
6@ DAL36432902.95.94.45.9
8PROJ-Dodds000000.00.0
8PROJ-Tremblay1600.61.61.11.6
8PROJ-Bloom000000.00.0

Eagles vs PK

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)10T (-0.8)10T (-0.8)12 (-0.9) (+0.0)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)12 (-1.1)12 (-1.1)11 (-1.3) (+0.0)
WEEKPLAYERFGFGAXPXPASTDPPRFDDK
4Ryan Succop2222889.00.0
5Dan Bailey3522111113.013.0
6Aldrick Rosas2311777.07.0
7Graham Gano0012111.01.0

Josh Lambo (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

FGFGAXPXPASTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC0022222.02.0
6@ DAL0011111.01.0
7vs HOU0011111.01.0
8PROJ-Dodds1.61.91.926.76.77.87.8
8PROJ-Tremblay1.41.71.91.96.16.17.17.1

Eagles vs TD

STANDARDPPRFDDK
Season FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)20T (+1.0)20T (+1.0)16 (+0.2)16 (+0.2)
Last 4 weeks FPPG allowed rank (vs AVG)20T (+1.2)20T (+1.2)17 (-0.3)17 (-0.3)
WEEKPLAYERPTYDSACKINTFRSFTYTDSTDPPRFDDK
4Tennessee Titans2343240100666.06.0
5Minnesota Vikings2136430201191913.013.0
6New York Giants3437910000110.00.0
7Carolina Panthers1734240100667.07.0

Jacksonville Jaguars (FanDuel: $--, DraftKings: $--)

PTYDSACKINTFRSFTYTDSTDPPRFDDK
5@ KC30.0042412000555.05.0
6@ DAL40.003783000033-1.0-1.0
7vs HOU20.0027210000112.02.0
8PROJ-Dodds21.603552.510.700.4999.09.0
8PROJ-Tremblay22.253792.510.800.49.29.29.29.2