Originally posted on Eagles Locker  |  Last updated 11/26/11
The Eagles stopped a 2-game slide last weekend by beating the Giants 17-10 in New Jersey.  The Patriots have won two games in a row by a combined score of 71-19!  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Eagles have the ball:  The Eagles won’t likely change the offense much in this game.  They will try to get Lesean McCoy going early in this game running the ball and he should be effective against a pretty soft front seven of the Patriots’ D.  That will help slow the Patriots’ pass rush and give QB Vince Young more time to throw the ball and attack their somewhat weak secondary.  The Eagles will likely be without Jeremy Maclin again this Sunday.  Look for Young to be looking for TE Brent Celek and WRs Riley Cooper a lot this weekend.  It would also help if Desean Jackson would step up in this game. When the Patriots have the ball:  The Patriots are going to be chucking the ball all over the place.  The Eagles hope that their D-Line can put a lot of pressure on Tom Brady...
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