Originally posted on Patriots Locker  |  Last updated 11/26/11
The New England Patriots look all the way back as they have won their last two games by a combined score of 71-19!  The Eagles broke a 2-game losing streak last weekend with a 17-10 win over the Giants.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Patriots have the ball:  The Patriots are without a doubt going to come out of the locker room throwing the football.  They will look to keep the passing game short to negate the impressive pass rush of the Eagles.  That means that Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez are going to be heavily involved in the passing attack today.  But, the Patriots will also run the ball with BenJarvus Green-Ellis against an Eagles’ D that is giving up 110.9 yards rushing per game and 4.5 yards per carry. When the Eagles have the ball:  The Eagles are going to try to run the ball more than usual against the Patriots, with the idea of controlling the ball and keeping the Patriots’ offense on the sideline.  The Patriots need to slow down L...
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