In a typical season, taking the Eagles would be expected to (easily) beat the Bills. But, this is not a typical season, and the recent Super Bowl winners are the underdog heading into the contest.
Following the (incredibly irritating and super dumb) loss to the Cowboys last weekend, the Eagles are now in second place for the NFC East. The Bills are also in second place in the AFC East, and are the only competition for the Patriots, with the Jets (1-5) and Dolphins (0-6) not likely to catch up.
The two teams last faced each other in 2015, Chip Kelly’s final season as head coach, and it was the first time LeSean McCoy returned to The Linc as a visitor. The Eagles won in a close 23-20 battle in Philly. A lot has changed since then — Sam Bradford was the Eagles QB in that game —, and Zach Ertz and Nelson Agholor are the only starters still with the team.
Doesn’t really matter though, ultimately these are two pretty unfamiliar franchises, and at this point there’s no way of knowing whether the Eagles who beat the Packers will show up, or the ones we saw the last two weeks.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the game.
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You get the Eagles game if you’re in the red on the map (via 506Sports.com) below.
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Announcers: Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (field reporter)
Referee: John Hussey (Eagles 12-7 in 19 games officiated)
Location: New Era Field | Buffalo, NY
NFL Network replay: TBA
Radio: SportsRadio 94WIP | SIRIUS: 94 (Phi), 82 (Buf) | XM: 386 (Phi), 227 (Buf)
The Eagles are road underdogs, per DraftKings Sportsbook.
Philadelphia Eagles +1.5 (-110)
Buffalo Bills -1.5 (-110)
Eagles lead the all-time series 7-6, and have won three of the later four matchups. The two teams haven’t faced each other since 2015, when Philly won 23-20 at home.
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Eagles 2019 Regular Season Schedule
Week 1 - vs. Washington Redskins (Sept. 8, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 2 - at Atlanta Falcons (Sept. 15, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football
Week 3 - vs. Detroit Lions (Sept. 22, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 4 - at Green Bay Packers (Sept. 26, 8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFLN) Thursday Night Football
Week 5 - vs. New York Jets (Oct. 6, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)
Week 6 - at Minnesota Vikings (Oct. 13, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 7 - at Dallas Cowboys (Oct. 20, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football
Week 8 - at Buffalo Bills (Oct. 27, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 9 - vs. Chicago Bears (Nov. 3, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 10 - BYE (Nov. 10)
Week 11 - vs. New England Patriots (Nov. 17, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)
Week 12 - vs. Seattle Seahawks (Nov. 24, 8:20 PM ET, NBC) Sunday Night Football
Week 13 - at Miami Dolphins (Dec. 1, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 14 - vs. New York Giants (Dec. 9, 8:15 PM ET, ESPN) Monday Night Football
Week 15 - at Washington Redskins (Dec. 15, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 16 - vs. Dallas Cowboys (Dec. 22, 4:25 PM ET, FOX)
Week 17 - at New York Giants (Dec. 29, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)