3 Huge Philadelphia Eagles concerns as they prepare for Green Bay

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1. Can the Philadelphia Eagles defense have a repeat performance in Week 13?

One of the bright spots of Week 12’s loss was the overall performance from the Eagles’ defense. They showed some stability in slowing down Russell Wilson and keeping their offense in the game. Cornerback Darius Slay should be looking for a bounceback game in this one, but it won’t be easy.

Six days after going to war with D.K. Metcalf in Week 12, he gets star wide receiver Devante Adams, who has been quarterback Aaron Rodgers’s favorite target, in Week 13.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz ran a man and zone coverage hybrid that worked well against the Seattle Seahawks. Birds fans should expect the Eagles defense to do the same against Green Bay. Adams isn’t the only weapon that Rodgers has at his disposal though. The future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback has gotten his star running back Aaron Jones back from injury and has created a great connection with tight end Robert Tonyan.

Though stopping Adams will be the priority, the Eagles have to ensure they pay attention to the rest of the Packers’ offense. It will be a tough battle for the Birds, but it is one they can win. Some more good news has come the Eagles way in the form of a defensive scheme that Schwartz is not too keen on calling.