Week 11: Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles Picks & Predictions

Check out which team the national media is picking to win this weekend's game between the Seahawks and Eagles at CenturyLink Field.


The Seahawks (6-2-1) return home in Week 11 for a matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles (5-4) on Sunday, November 20, with kickoff set for 1:25 p.m. at CenturyLink Field and television coverage on CBS (channel 7 in Seattle). 

Seattle and Philadelphia have split the previous 14 regular-season meetings, with the Seahawks getting wins in the two most-recent contests, including a 31-14 home victory in 2011 and a 24-14 road win in 2014. 

Here's a look around the web at which side the national media is picking to win this weekend:

Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com thinks the Seahawks will win their third straight, 24-13, "The Seahawks' offense has the feel of a unit that's about to go on a run. Wilson has thrown for 630 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions in his past two games. C.J. Prosise (24 touches, 153 yards last week) has emerged as a new, versatile weapon. And Seattle has scored a total of 62 points in back-to-back wins. On the other side of the ball, the Seahawks' secondary against the Eagles' wide receivers is a mismatch in Seattle's favor. Philadelphia presents a challenge with its defensive line and special-teams groups, but look for the Seahawks to win their third straight."

Tim McManus at ESPN.com has Seattle winning by a touchdown, 24-17, "The Eagles' defense is trying to earn the reputation as the league's best and would take a step in that direction if it could outperform Seattle's heralded D on Sunday. Expect an inspired performance, with Brandon Graham and the front four leading the way against a Seahawks offensive line that could have some trouble handling this front. Russell Wilson figures to shake loose once or twice, however, allowing him to take advantage of a hobbled cornerback group with some big plays downfield. Rookie Carson Wentz doesn't have the necessary weapons to keep up and could have some early struggles as he experiences CenturyLink Field for the first time."

Elliot Harrison at NFL.com has the Seahawks pulling out a three-point win, 20-17, "C.J. Prosise looked fantastic this past Sunday night, with 153 yards from scrimmage. (The dude led Seattle in rushing and receiving.) Meanwhile, Doug Baldwin stacked up three TDs. Most importantly, as stout as the Eagles' D has been, think Seattle's defensive unit is still better. The 'Hawks are allowing less points per game, despite playing three of the past four at Arizona, at New Orleans and at New England."

Chris Burke at SI.com likes the Seahawks to win 24-20, "This is not a tougher matchup for Seattle than it had last week in New England, except for in one area: the opposition's pass rush. It was nonexistent for the Patriots on Sunday night; it can be absolutely lethal for the Eagles, especially peeling off the edges. The counter for Seattle is that Philadelphia has had a couple awful showings vs. the run (230 yards by Washington, 187 by Dallas), so newfound hero C.J. Prosise could be the man of the hour. The Jim Schwartz wide-nine scheme also can leave itself open, on occasion, to a QB breaking containment–the Eagles are tied for the league-high in most quarterback rushing touchdowns allowed this season (three). Big moment for rookie QB Carson Wentz, too. Seattle's defense has held the opposition to just 3.5 yards per rushing attempt and six touchdown passes."

Get to know the faces of the Philadelphia Eagles' offensive and defensive units heading into the team's Week 11 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks.

Peter Schrager at FOXSports.com likes Seattle's home-field advantage this week and predicts a 27-20 Seahawks win, "The Eagles are a very different team in Philadelphia and outside of the City of Brotherly Love. Philly, just 1-4 on the road, has not won a game outside its building since it knocked off the Bears in Week 2. I don't see the Eagles suddenly boarding the buses and knocking off Seattle in front of the 12s. They'll get another road win soon enough, but this week doesn't appear to be in the cards."

Pete Prisco at CBSSports.com likes the Seahawks to win 21-20, "This is a long road trip for the Eagles against a team that seems to be getting it going. Carson Wentz against that Seattle defense in that environment will be a challenge. Seahawks take it, but it's closer than expected because of the Philly defensive front."

Michael David Smith at ProFootballTalk.com picks the Seahawks in a close game, 17-13, "This is a great matchup with major implications in the NFC playoff race. I'm tempted to pick the Eagles in the upset, but I think the Seahawks' defense and the home-field advantage may give Carson Wentz a rough day."

David Steele at Sporting News predicts a six-point win for Seattle, 29-23, "The Seahawks are 12-3-1 since the middle of last season, and they expect to get Thomas Rawls back at running back. The Eagles, picked by most to be one of the worst teams in the league, are playing with house money; they've lost four of their last six, but that 3-0 start is keeping them in the playoff discussion."

All five writers at USA Today like Seattle over Philadelphia

All eight experts at CBSSports.com pick the Seahawks to win.

Eight of nine analysts at ESPN.com predict victory for Seattle.

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