The New York Jets are looking for their first win of the 2019 regular season when they head to The Linc on Sunday for the Week 5 matchup against the Eagles. Fresh off a big Thursday night win over the Packers, Doug Pederson and the Eagles are looking to build on their 202 season.
These two teams last faced off during the regular season back in 2015, and the Eagles won on the road 24-17. The last time the Jets played the Eagles in The Linc was in 2011, when Philly won in a 45-19 blowout.
There is a lot of familiarity between these two teams and, particularly, the personnel. Not only did they play each other in the preseason — in a game that ended early due to weather — but Eagles’ No. 2 quarterback Josh McCown formerly played for the Jets in 2017 and 2018, and Philly’s new Defensive Special Assistant, Matt Burke, was the Defensive Coordinator under Adam Gase in Miami the past two seasons.
On the other side, Howie Roseman’s former right-hand man Joe Douglas was hired as the Jets new General Manager this past offseason, and former Eagles running back Josh Adams is now on New York’s practice squad.
The Eagles will be facing the Jets No. 2 quarterback Luke Falk instead of Sam Darnold, with the starter still recovering from mono and not yet cleared for contact. New York still has a strong running game with LeVeon Bell, and a defense that could certainly make things challenging for the Eagles offense — depending on whether the offense from Week 4 shows up, or from Weeks 2 and 3.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the game.
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Date: Sunday, October 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon, Jay Feely (field reporter)
Referee: Adrian Hill (Eagles 6-4 in 10 games officiated)
Location: Lincoln Financial Field | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NFL Network replay: TBA
Radio: SportsRadio 94WIP | SIRIUS: 106 (NYJ), 111 (Phi) | XM: 389 (NYJ), 232 (Phi)
The Eagles are huge home favorites, per DraftKings Sportsbook.
Philadelphia Eagles -13.5 (-110)
New York Jets +13.5 (-110)
The Eagles are 10-0 all-time against the Jets, which is the most wins any NFL team has over another without losing a game. (No other team has more than five wins against an opponent without losing a game.)
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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)