Team Comparison: Previewing 49ers at Eagles

The San Francisco 49ers will travel east to face the 6-1 Philadelphia Eagles in Week 8. The Eagles enter Sunday coming off of a short week, while the 49ers look to regroup following a frustrating home loss in to the Dallas Cowboys. Here's a quick breakdown of the 49ers Week 8 matchup.

Series Highlights

Sunday marks San Francisco's first trip to Philadelphia since defeating the Eagles, 24-23, in 2011.

The 49ers lead the all-time series, 19-12-1.

San Francisco has won each of its last two matchups against the Eagles.

Notes from Last Week

49ers vs. Cowboys

The 49ers fell to the Dallas Cowboys, 40-10, in their largest defeat ever at Levi's® Stadium.

Passing Leaders: Rookie C.J. Beathard completed 22-of-38 passing attempts for 235 yards. His 235 passing yards were the most by a 49ers rookie quarterback in their first-career start.

Rushing Leaders:Pierre Garçon rushed for 68 yards on 14 carries.

Receiving Leaders: Marquise Goodwin led 49ers receivers catching 4-of-8 targets for 80 yards, including a 48-yard reception.

Defensive Leaders: DeForest Buckner registered five tackles and a single game career-high two passes defended on the day.

Special Teams Leaders: Raheem Mostert averaged 15.8 yards in his four kick returns for a total of 63 yards.

Eagles vs. Redskins

The Philadelphia Eagles added cushion to their lead over the NFC East after defeating their divisional rival Washington Redskins, 34-24 on "Monday Night Football".

Passing Leaders: Quarterback Carson Wentz passed for 268 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. He leads the NFL with 17 touchdown passes.

Rushing Leaders: Wentz also rushed a game-high 63 yards.

Receiving Leaders: Tight end Zach Ertz caught all five of his target for 89 yards and a touchdown.

Defensive Leaders: Malcolm Jenkins recorded 10 solo tackles on Monday night and a sack for a loss of eight yards.

Special Teams Leaders:Philadelphia limited Washington's punt returner Jamison Crowder to three returns for 24 yards and forced a fumble.

Team Comparisons

Offensive Comparisons

Defensive Comparisons

Final Nuggets

  • Pierre Garçon has 40 receptions for 470 yards and four touchdowns in his past six meetings against the Eagles.
  • Carlos Hyde has five rushing touchdowns in his past five matchups against NFC East opponents.
  • George Kittle ranks second among rookie tight ends with 22 catches and 228 receiving yards. He has 11 receptions for 129 yards and a touchdown over his past two games on the road.
  • In his two career meetings against the Eagles, Elvis Dumervil has recorded three sacks and two forced fumbles.
  • DeForest Buckner has recorded 13 tackles and a forced fumble in his past two games against NFC East opponents.
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