One thing the Eagles can count on Sunday is that the Bears are going to run the ball a lot. They are second in the league in run-play percentage.
The two former Eagles were among 27 who made the cut. Both were Hall of Fame finalists last season.
A potent second-half ground game and an opportunistic secondary were two of the big reasons for the Eagles' 37-9 rout of Dallas.
After missing eight games with a dislocated ankle, Ronald Darby returned Sunday night and helped the Eagles defense hold the Cowboys without a touchdown.
Evaluating the Eagles' performance in a big NFC east win over the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium to move to 9-1.
The Eagles defense forced four Dallas turnovers, including three interceptions by quarterback Dak Prescott in Sunday night's victory.
During their seven-game win streak, the Eagles have outscored their opponents in the first three quarters by a 180-66 margin. They have trailed going into the fourth quarter just once.
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said Cowboys QB Dak Prescott might be the best he has seen at throwing on the run.
Jason Peters, Jordan Hicks and Chris Maragos also have been providing valuable input while sidelined.
Lane Johnson wants to be remembered for more than a couple of steroid suspensions."I know what I can do," he said. "It's just a matter of being on the field and proving it."
Johnson is coming off a dominating performance against the Broncos’ Von Miller. Lawrence leads the NFL in sacks.
Tim Jernigan and Fletcher Cox have given the Eagles one of the league's most formidable defensive-tackle tandems this season.
Defensive tackle Tim Jernigan, who could've become a free agent after the season, signed a four-year, $48 million extension with the Eagles Thursday.
Duce Staley was a part of the Eagles' famous "three-headed running back monster" in 2003. He believes it can be just as successful this season with Jay Ajayi, LeGarrette Blount and Corey Clement.
The Broncos were supposed to have an immovable run defense, but the Eagles moved it to the tune of 197 rushing yards.
Lane Johnson kept Von Miller away from Carson Wentz and helped the Eagles rush for 197 yards in their lopsided win over the Broncos.
The Eagles scored near-perfect marks in their impressive win over the Broncos.
The Eagles are fifth in the NFL in rushing, but have struggled on the ground in the last four games, which precipitated the acquisition of Jay Ajayi.
"I'd rather go up against the best than somebody who's 0-7 or whatever," the right tackle says.
Paul Domowitch is a pro football writer for the Inquirer and Daily News, where he has worked since 1982. He has covered nearly 30 Super Bowls and has been a selector for the Pro Football Hall of Fame for the last 15 years.