The Washington Redskins will take on the Philadelphia Eagles as they attempt to pick up their second straight victory and maintain first place in the NFC East.
The 3-1 Redskins take the field after a week off, while the Eagles are coming off their fourth straight loss and enter their bye following this game.
Some fast facts for this Week 6 matchup:
This marks the 153rd meeting between the Eagles and Redskins. Washington enters the game with a 79-67-5 advantage.
The Redskins enter the game with the best third-down defense in the league. Opponents have succeeded on only 26.0 percent of the third-downs they have attempted against Washington this season.
With a sack, defensive end Stephen Bowen would increase his season tally to 3.5, which would mark a career high for him.
Nose tackle Barry Cofield leads NFL defensive linemen with four pass deflections. One more would mark a career high for him.
Tight end Chris Cooley (427 receptions) needs one catch to move into sole possession of 18th on the NFL’s all-time list for receptions by a tight end.
Receiver Jabar Gaffney needs 87 receiving yards to reach the 5,000-yard mark for his career.
Santana Moss needs one touchdown catch to tie Ricky Sanders for seventh on the franchise’ all-time list (35).
Moss needs 104 receiving yards to tie Bobby Mitchell for fourth-most on the Redskins’ All-time reception yardage list.
A victory would give Washington its first 4-1 start since 2008 and for the 12th time in the history of the franchise.
A win would improve Washington’s record at home to 3-0 for the first time since 2005.