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The newest edition of BGN Radio is here! (Episode #287). In this episode, we preview the Eagles vs. Raiders game in Week 16, talk about concerns with Jim Schwartz's defense, debate the idea of resting starters, and more.

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Episode #287 crew: Brandon Lee Gowton, Vince Quinn

Vince is feeling pretty concerned about the Eagles' defense, BLG thinks there's reason to believe Jim Schwartz's unit will bounce back at home

Philadelphia's defense is going to have to face another quick passing game this week with Derek Carr coming into town

Speaking of bad defense, the Raiders rank 32nd overall by Football Outsiders

The Raiders could have nothing to play for by Monday night

Should the Eagles rest their starters if somehow the Vikings lose on Saturday?

It might be time to get Will Beatty some snaps at left tackle, the Eagles can afford to experiment if/when the games don't matter

Khalil Mack is a big concern for the Eagles' offensive line, the Raiders can rush the passer

Getting into the playoff scenarios and situations

NFL picks against the spread and more!

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