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There are serious playoff implications on the line in the final two Week 15 games, both of which were delated to Tuesday night. he NFC East showdown on tap — Eagles vs. Washington — has the potential to reshape the entire NFC wild card race. Philadelphia is rested up after its bye and has won four of its last six dating to Halloween, with Jalen Hurts set to return under center after Gardner Minshew filled in against the Jets. Washington, meanwhile, has a manageable path to the NFC’s final playoff spot — were it not for a rash of injuries and COVID-19 cases that could have them starting a quarterback they just signed days ago.
Does Ron Rivera’s depth-tested Football Team have enough bodies, let alone talent, to go into Philly and steal an important divisional game? Or are Nick Sirianni’s Eagles primed to return to the spotlight in front of their home crowd?
We’ve got you covered below with odds, predictions, key questions, information on how to watch (with both Tuesday 7 p.m. ET games on Fox, including Seahawks-Rams, here’s a look at which one’s in your area), and more:
How to watch
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 21 | Time: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia)
TV: FOX | Stream: fuboTV (try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Odds: Eagles -6.5, O/U 42
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