The Seattle Seahawks are hoping to improve to 9-4 with another signature win against the 9-3 Philadelphia Eagles, who are also coming off a Thanksgiving statement win.
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The Philadelphia Eagles are seeking a crucial win at home against the Seattle Seahawks as they continue to hold off the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC East title hunt.
After a 53-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Eagles have won two games in a row and scored 33 points or more in each of those games. On Thanksgiving, they gained ground in the NFC East with a 33-10 win over the Cowboys.
Quarterback Mark Sanchez threw for 217 yards and a touchdown on 20-of-29 passing. Running back LeSean McCoy ran for 159 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.
The Eagles offense will face its biggest test of the season against a Seahawks defense that has regained its form that it showed in its Super Bowl run last season.
The Seahawks have allowed just six points in their last two games, and each of those games have been signature wins against the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks are just one game out of the NFC West lead.
Quarterback Russell Wilson was efficient against a tough 49ers defense with 236 yards and a touchdown pass on 15-of-22 passing, and running back Marshawn Lynch ran for 104 yards on 20 carries.
If the Seahawks can contain McCoy, Sanchez will likely crumble under pressure if he is forced to win the game with his arm.
Prediction: Seahawks 27, Eagles 21