11:35 A.M. FALCONS@EAGLES TODAY TV KHNL • RADIO 1500-AM
OPENING LINE >> Falcons by 21⁄2 RECORD VS. SPREAD >> Atlanta 8-9, Philadelphia 10-5-1
SERIES RECORD >> Eagles lead 18-14-1 LAST MEETING >> Eagles beat Falcons
24-15, Nov. 13, 2016
LAST WEEK >> Falcons beat Rams 26-13 in wild-card game; Eagles had bye
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES >> Falcons were NFL’s highest-scoring team last year, but their fewest points came in loss at Philly . ... Falcons QB Matt Ryan completed 64.6 percent of passes for 4,095 yards, 20 TDs, 12 picks and 91.4 passer rating . ... Ryan has passer rating of at least 100 in five straight postseason games, tied for second-longest streak in league history. Only Joe Montana had longer streak with eight. ... RB Devonta Freeman had 865 yards rushing and seven TDs . ... WR Julio Jones caught 88 passes for 1,444 yards and three TDs . ... K Matt Bryant made 34 of 39 field goals (87.2 percent) and all 35 extra-point tries . ... Philadelphia’s Doug Pederson makes playoff debut as head coach . ... Eagles tied franchise record with 13 wins . ... Eagles finished with second-most points (463) in team history . ... Eagles tied for first in NFL in point differential (plus 162), led league in rush defense (79.2 yards per game) and ranked first in NFC in turnover differential (plus 11) . ... QB Nick Foles was 2-1 filling in for Carson Wentz. Foles completed 56.4 percent of passes for 537 yards, five TDs, two picks and 79.5 passer rating.
... RB LeGarrette Blount had 766 yards rushing and two TDs . ... TE Zach Ertz had 74 catches for 824 yards and eight TDs . ... K Jake Elliott made 26 of 31 field goals (83.8 percent) and 39 of 42 extra points.