Eagles Vs. Packers: Can Philly’s Defense Curtail Prolific Packers?

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Eagles vs. Packers wild card matchup has all the makings of a classic. While the Eagles are favored and have the benefit of playing at home, they're far from a lock in this one. 
One of Philly's biggest concerns heading into Sunday's game is their defense. While the Eagles rank 12th in the NFL in yards allowed this season, they tend to give up plenty of points, particularly through the air. They've allowed 31 passing touchdowns this season, fourth-worst in football, and the Packers love to throw the ball. 
However, Philly did find success against Aaron Rodgers and the Pack in Week 1, holding the quarterback to just 188 yards, 2 touchdowns and two interceptions in the game. 
If the Eagles can duplicate that effort, they'll be in a position to score a win. 

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