The 5th Sunday of the 2022 NFL common season is right here!
It’s time to run thru a Philadelphia Eagles-focused rooting guide for the entire Week 5 games. This workout shall be particularly attention-grabbing this yr because the Birds have extra issues to care about than same old because of proudly owning a first-round select from the New Orleans Saints within the 2023 NFL Draft.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES at ARIZONA CARDINALS: With a win, the Eagles advance to 5-0 and stay the NFL’s handiest undefeated crew. Root for the Eagles, clearly.
NEW YORK GIANTS at GREEN BAY PACKERS: The Packers are a larger danger to the Eagles profitable the No. 1 seed than the Giants are to the Eagles profitable the NFC East. More losses will come for NY. It’s preferable to peer Green Bay lose on this spot. Root for the Giants.
TENNESSEE TITANS at WASHINGTON COMMANDERS: The Commanders are lately useless closing within the NFC playoff image. They’re in an actual dangerous spot with two department losses and 3 intraconference losses. If they proceed to battle, they’ll be incentivized to bench Carson Wentz to keep away from sending a 2023 second-round pick out to Indy as an alternative of a 2023 third-round pick out (in keeping with Wentz taking part in no less than 70% of the season snaps). In order to have the Commanders delude themselves into pondering they are able to contend for the playoffs, it’s absolute best for them to pick out up a win right here. Beating an AFC crew is the least treasured win they are able to get, anyway. Also take note Washington has THE hardest last power of agenda within the league. Root for the Commanders.
NFC PLAYOFF PICTURE
CHICAGO BEARS at MINNESOTA VIKINGS: The Vikings shedding is excellent for the Eagles with regards to each 1) giving Philly extra cushion atop the NFC and a pair of) the Bears last in the back of New Orleans within the draft order. Root for da Bears.
ATLANTA FALCONS at TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS: Though they haven’t appeared nice early on, the Bucs are nonetheless a danger to the Eagles profitable the No. 1 seed. Better to peer the lesser crew win right here. Root for the Falcons.
DRAFT PICK WATCH
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS at NEW ORLEANS SAINTS: The Saints are lately set to ship the No. 4 total pick out within the 2023 NFL Draft to the Eagles. The extra the Saints lose, the extra favorable that pick out is for Philly. Root for the Seahawks.
HOUSTON TEXANS at JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: The Texans are lately No. 1 within the draft order. For an opportunity of the Saints getting forward of them, want to see Houston win. Sorry, Dougie P. Root for the Texans.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS at BUFFALO BILLS: The Steelers are proper in the back of the Saints within the draft order. In order for New Orleans to stick forward, absolute best to peer Pittsburgh win. Root for the Steelers.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS at CLEVELAND BROWNS: The Browns may appear to be the larger danger to surpass the Saints within the draft order … however Cleveland has the 1/3 absolute best last agenda and so they’ll get Deshaun Watson again. Better to peer the Chargers clutch a winnable recreation for them. Root for the Chargers.
DETROIT LIONS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS: With the NFL’s second-toughest last power of agenda, it might be higher to peer Detroit pick out up a win now to stick in the back of the Saints within the draft order. Root for the Lions.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS at CAROLINA PANTHERS: The Panthers are lately No. 2 within the draft order. For an opportunity of the Saints getting forward of them, want to see Carolina win. The 49ers shedding could also be useful to the Eagles from an NFC playoff image standpoint. Root for the Panthers.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS at KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: The Raiders are lately No. 3 within the draft order. For an opportunity of the Saints getting forward of them, want to see Las Vegas win. Root for the Raiders.