The Philadelphia Eagles are the lucky hosts of Thursday Night Football, when the Houston Texans visit Lincoln Financial Field. This Week 13 match up is going to be an all-out fight as both teams are trying to keep their playoffs hopes alive.
The Eagles are coming into this matchup after a tough loss to the Chicago Bears on the road, dropping their record to (7-4). This loss now puts the Eagles back in a tie for first place in the NFC East, with the New York Giants winning their last game.
The Eagles are going to be playing to stay atop the NFC East and keep their record tied with the Giants. This could possibly be the make-it-or-break-it game for the Eagles and their postseason hopes.
The Texans enter the game with a huge shutout win over their AFC South rival, the Tennessee Titans. Although the Texans only have a (5-6) record, they are still in the playoff race, only one game behind the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars. This is going to be a huge game if the Texans want to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Both of these teams have huge implications riding on this game if they plan on making a trip to the postseason.
Here are five keys to the Eagles beating the Texans on Thursday Night Football: