Eagles vs Lions Live Football Game When the Eagles decided to trade Sam Bradford to Minnesota a week before the start of the regular season, many said they were giving up on the season. However, steady play by rookie quarterback Carson Wentz and a resurgent defense has the Eagles (3-0) unbeaten when they face Detroit Sunday (10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, Fox, DirecTV).
When: Sunday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET
Where: Ford Field, Detroit, MI
TV: Fox (Comcast/Xfinity channel 12, or 712 for HD), DirecTV
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To help kick off the Week 5 NFL slate, the Detroit Lions will play host to the Philadelphia Eagles. Fresh off of a bye and a 3-0 start, the Eagles are flying high coming into this one. The Lions however, are coming into this game at 1-3 after a tough loss to the Chicago Bears.
Make no mistake about it, this one is important for both teams.
DETROIT — Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday.
The Lions (4-7) have won three straight this season and three in a row in their annual Thanksgiving game.
The Eagles (4-7) are on a three-game losing streak. They have allowed at least 45 points in two straight games in one season for the first time in team history, according to STATS.
Stafford threw for more than 200 yards and three touchdowns without a turnover by halftime, helping the Lions lead 24-7. He finished 27 of 38 for 337 yards and threw five TDs for the fourth time in his career.