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Lions-Eagles Capsule
By: Staff  Writer - AP
Published: 12/5/2013  at  8:46:24 AM
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DETROIT (7-5) at PHILADELPHIA (7-5)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Eagles by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 6-6, Philadelphia 6-5-1

SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 16-13-2

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Eagles 26-23, OT, Oct. 14, 2012

LAST WEEK - Lions beat Packers 40-10; Eagles beat Cardinals 24-21

AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 11, Eagles No. 10

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (16), PASS (2)

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (3), PASS (26)

EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (2), PASS (9)

EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (19), PASS (32)

STREAK, STATS AND NOTES - Eagles won six straight meetings before Lions' overtime victory at Linc last year. ... Lions K David Akers was five-time Pro Bowl pick with Eagles between 1999-2010 and holds franchise record for points with 1,323. ... Lions assistant defensive line coach Jim Washburn was fired by Eagles midway through last season. ... Matthew Stafford is first QB in team history with three seasons of 3,500 yards passing. ... Lions have No. 1 third-down defense, allowing only 30.6 percent conversions. ... Lions haven't allowed TD rushing in eight straight games. ... Stafford, RB Reggie Bush and WR Calvin Johnson are each in top 10 in yards in their respective categories. Only Denver also has QB, RB and WR in top 10 in each of three yardage categories. ... Offense's average of 424.5 yards per game is highest in team history and Lions are on pace to break single-season franchise record set last year. ... Eagles QB Nick Foles has 19 TD passes and no interceptions. Peyton Manning's 20 this year set NFL record. ... Foles has thrown team-record 233 passes without interception. ... P Donnie Jones, NFC's special teams player of week in last two weeks, has placed 29 punts inside 20-yard line this season, tied for second-highest total in franchise history behind Jeff Feagles' 31 in 1993. ... Eagles have one committed turnover during four-game winning streak and have forced nine. ...Defense has held opponents to 21 points or less in each of last eight games, only NFL team to do so during that span. Last time Eagles held opponents to 21 points or less over eight-game stretch came in 2003

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