STADIUM: SoFi Stadium
REFEREE: Bill Vinovich
DATE: Sunday, October 8, 2023
GAME TIME: 4:05 PM ET
FOX: Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi
SiriusXM (team name linked to SXM App) PHI: 134 or 387 LAR:82 or 228
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: PHI leads series, 21-18-1 (won 6 of past 7)
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 9/20/20: LAR 37 at PHI 19
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Nick Sirianni vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 0-0 Reg. Season: 27-11 (.711) Postseason: 2-2 (.500)
Sean McVay vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 1-2 Reg. Season: 62-40 (.608) Postseason: 7-3 (.700)
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES NOTES:
- PHILADELPHIA improved to 4-0 for 2nd-straight season.
- QB JALEN HURTS passed for 319 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 112.3 rating, his 9th-career 300-yard game. Became 2nd QB in SB era (Patrick Mahomes) with 2 win streaks of 10+ games within 1st 4 career seasons. Is 10-0 with 19 TDs (10 pass, 9 rush) vs. 4 INTs in his past 10 road starts.
- RB D’ANDRE SWIFT had 79 scrimmage yards (56 rush, 23 rec.) & 2nd rush TD of season last week. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 364 rush yards in 2023. Had 8 catches, 144 scrimmage yards (96 rec., 48 rush) & TD catch in his only career game vs. LAR (10/24/21 w/ Det.).
- WR A.J. BROWN led team with 9 catches for 175 yards & 2 rec. TDs in Week 4, his 6th-career game with 2+ TD catches. Ranks 3rd in NFC with 414 rec. yards in 2023 & aims for his 3rd in row with 125+ rec. yards. Has 12 games with 125+ rec. yards since 2019, 4th-most in NFL.
- WR DEVONTA SMITH had 7 catches for 78 yards last week. Has 5+ catches in 5 of his past 6 road games.
- LB HAASON REDDICK had 1st sack of season last week. Aims for his 4th in row vs. LAR with TFL.
- DE JOSH SWEAT had sack last week & has 0.5+ sacks in 3 of 4 games in 2023. Has 5 sacks & 5 TFL in his past 5 on road.
- LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM led team with 13 tackles last week, his 26th-career game with 10+ tackles.
- LB NICHOLAS MORROW had 11 tackles, career-high 3 sacks & 3rd-career FF in Week 4, his 7th-career game with 10+ tackles.
- CB DARIUS SLAY had career-high 11 tackles last week.
- S REED BLANKENSHIP had 8 tackles & 2 PD last week. Aims for his 4th in row with 7+ tackles & PD.
LOS ANGELES RAMS NOTES:
- QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 319 yards in Week 4 & is 1 of 2 (Kirk Cousins) with 3 games of 300+ pass yards in 2023. Has 60 career 300-yard games, 2nd-most among active players. Has TD pass in each of 1st 13 home starts with LAR. Has 11 TDs (10 pass, 1 rush) vs. INT for 98 rating in 5 career starts vs. Phi.
- RB KYREN WILLIAMS had career-high 127 scrimmage yards (career-high 103 rush, 24 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 4. Ranks tied-3rd in NFL with 6 scrimmage TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) & is only player with 3 games of 2 TDs in 2023.
- WR PUKA NACUA (rookie) had 9 catches for 163 yards & 1stcareer rec. TD in Week 4. Leads NFL with 39 receptions & ranks 2nd with 501 rec. yards, both most by player in 1st 4 career games in NFL history. Is 2nd player ever (Harlan Hill) with 100+ rec. yards in 3 of his 1st 4 career games.
- WR TUTU ATWELL had 5 catches last week & has 5+ catches in 3 of 4 games in 2023.
- TE TYLER HIGBEE had 5 catches for 64 yards last week & aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ receptions. Had career-high 3 rec. TDs in last meeting.
- DT AARON DONALD aims for his 3rd in row with sack & 2 TFL.
- LB ERNEST JONES led team with 10 tackles & had 2nd-career sack last week, his 6th-career game with 10+ tackles. Is only NFC player & 1 of 3 in NFL (Zaire Franklin & Foyesade Oloukun) with 9+ tackles in each of 1st 4 weeks.
- LB BYRON YOUNG is 1 of 3 rookies with 2+ sacks (2) in 2023.
- LB MICHAEL HOECHT had 1st-career PD last week.
- CB AHKELLO WITHERSPOON had 1st-career FR in Week 4. Aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
- DB JORDAN FULLER had 2nd FF of season last week.