The 7-5 Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the 7-5 Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday. The game will kickoff just after 1:00pm EST, December 8th in Philadelphia, PA. (noon CST, 10:00am PST) The matchup features two teams at the top of their respective divisions. The Lions are coming off a blowout win over the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers. But they have also lost two out of their last three games. On the other hand, the Eagles are flying high off a four-game winning streak and have won their last two at home.
The Eagles, Lions game will air on the FOX network. The game is part of a three early game split which also includes the Atlanta Falcons vs. the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings vs. the Baltimore Ravens. During the network’s afternoon games, audiences will either see the Seattle Seahawks vs. the San Francisco 49ers, the St. Louis Rams vs. the Arizona Cardinals or the New York Giants vs. the San Diego Chargers.
The Eagles, Lions matchup is Fox’s primary game and will be shown in most markets. Announcing the game will be Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch in the booth with Molly McGrath on the sidelines.
As Lincoln Financial Field is an open-air stadium, weather is always a factor. Weather.com predicts a freezing, cloudy day in Philadelphia with a 90% possibility of snow on Sunday with a low of 32 degrees and a high of just 34. Fortunately, they are calling for “light” snow during the afternoon sometime. The breeze should also be light, as it’s expected to be around 7 mph coming out of the northeast.