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Eagles-Niners: Predictions, matchups

It will be a snowy day at the Linc as the Eagles face the Niners this afternoon with a 4:15 p.m. game time.

Eagles-Niners: Predictions, matchups

It will be a snowy day at the Linc as the Eagles face the Niners this afternoon with a 4:15 p.m. game time.

Les Bowen will have the action from the stadium, but we start your Eagletarian day with predictions and key matchups.

And keep in mind the predictions were made before the weather took a turn for the worse.

STAFF PREDICTIONS

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Les Bowen: Eagles, 29-26

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Bill Conlin: Eagles, 17-6

Paul Domowitch: Eagles, 34-17

Marcus Hayes: Eagles, 24-10

Mike Kern: Eagles, 27-20

Vegas Vic: Eagles, 34-21

DOMO'S KEY MATCHUPS

1. Eagles WR DeSean Jackson vs. Niners CB Shawntae Spencer: Jackson leads the league in yards per catch. Spencer did a pretty good job on Larry Fitzgerald last week with bracket help from a safety. Advantage: Eagles

2. Eagles FS Sean Jones vs. Niners TE Vernon Davis: Eagles have struggled vs. TEs all season, and there aren't many with the athleticism and speed of Davis, who has a league-high 11 touchdown catches. Advantage: Niners

3. Eagles LT Jason Peters vs. Niners OLB Ahmad Brooks: Brooks owns a pretty good combination of size and speed. He had three sacks and two forced fumbles vs. Arizona on Monday. Peters showed his '07 Pro Bowl form vs. Giants. Advantage: Eagles

For Domo's full scouting report, click here


 

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