On Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles travel to Sports Authority Stadium to face the Denver Broncos in the mile high air.
This could get ugly quick.
Not many offenses can rival the Eagles quick hitting attack, but the Broncos come into the game sporting the NFL’s number one offense, averaging 486.7 yards per game. With Peyton Manning at the helm, Denver averages almost 375 yards in the air.
The Eagles boast the leagues second ranked offense, averaging 461.7 yards per game, with 209 coming on the ground.
But that is where the styles differ. While the Eagles are one of the leagues worst at stopping the pass, the Broncos rank as the leagues best against the run, letting up an average for 43 yards on the ground.
Let’s see how these two teams stack up.
Quarterback: Peyton Manning vs. Michael Vick
Advantage: Broncos. For all the good that Michael Vick has done this year, he had a massive letdown versus the Chiefs.
Even if Vick had the game of his life against Kansas City, he would be going up against future Hall-of-Famer Peyton Manning, who is having a career year in his own right. On the season, Manning has already thrown for 1,143 yards and 12 touchdowns with …read more