The Worksheet, a comprehensive fantasy football preview by Rich Hribar, breaks down everything you need to know about the Week 17 matchup between the Cardinals and Eagles.

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9.5 Spread-9.5
19.0 Implied Total28.5
26.931Points All./Gm24.425
64.015Opp. Plays/Gm64.522
524Off. Yards/Play5.510
5.729Def. Yards/Play5.421
49.27%31Opp. Rush %35.16%2
50.73%2Opp. Pass %64.84%31

Trust = spike production for that player


Jalen Hurts (TRUST): Hurts came through for gamers on Christmas, delivering a QB7 (23.4 points) scoring week.

He did throw a bad pick-six, but he also threw for 301 yards, his most yardage in a game since Week 8.

Hurts also added 34 yards and his 15th rushing touchdown of the season, which set a new record for rushing scores by a quarterback in a season.

He has been a QB1 scorer now in 13-of-15 games and a top-six scorer in 10 of those.

He is in another great spot to keep collecting front-end scoring weeks against a passive Arizona defense.

The Cardinals are blitzing at the league’s lowest rate (15.8%) and are pressuring passers at a 32.4% rate (27th).

Arizona is 31st in the league in passing points allowed per attempt (0.500) and has allowed a 6.0% touchdown rate to opposing passers (31st).

The Cardinals are also allowing 4.0 rushing points per game to quarterbacks, 26th in the league.

Kyler Murray: Murray was able to get there for fantasy gamers last week, turning in a QB11 (20.4 points) scoring week.

Murray only threw for 6.1 yards per pass attempt, but with a pair of touchdowns and zero interceptions, his 17.2 passing points were his most in a game since returning in Week 10.

Murray also added 32 rushing yards to his line.

Sunday was the first game that Murray threw multiple passing touchdowns, raising his passing points per attempt to 35th in the league.

When we have gotten there for fantasy with Murray, it has been as a back-end QB1. He does not have a top-six scoring week and has just one start higher than QB9.

That makes him a fringe QB1 option with a positive matchup for fantasy.

The Cardinals are road underdogs again here, but this matchup has been favorable for passers this season from a fantasy stance.

On a per-play basis, the Philadelphia pass defense is not that poor.

They are allowing a 63.9% completion rate (12th) and 6.8 Y/A (16th).

But the Eagles are 29th in passing points allowed per attempt (0.467) because they have allowed a 5.3% touchdown rate (29th).

They are allowing 18.3 passing points per game (31st) in part because of that hight touchdown rate, but they have also faced a league-high 39.1 pass attempts per game.

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