Week 5 Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Author: Mansi


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The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers are all set to face off each other in the week 5 game 2020. That is why we are back here with this article. In this article, you will find players to watch in this game and whom you can pick in your fantasy team. 

As Pittsburgh Steelers are all set to welcome their guests, Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5 game. The Eagles will be pretty desperate to keep their winning streak continued in this game. As they are yet to lose a game in this season, and which is a positive sign for them. 

Philadelphia Eagles are currently enjoying the top rank in NFC East, especially after beating the 49ers in the first game of the season. On the contrary, Pittsburgh Steelers will be eager to break the winning streak of one of the toughest teams of this season. As we proceed further in this article, the game will be getting more intense and full of thrill.

Players to pick from the Philadelphia Eagles 

Carson Wentz 

The passing compartment will be one of the most important sections for this game. As both teams will be aiming to score maximum points, which means passing players will have a pretty busy day at the box office. As Philadelphia Eagles are getting ready to remain undefeated, Carson will be preparing for another clinical performance for his team this season.  

In eight games he played this season, made 305 passes so far. This certainly shows us his value on this side.  Out of those 305, he made 178 successful passes that show his success percentage is 58.4, and missing such a high-quality player from your fantasy team isn't a good sign. Because dropping him from your fantasy team can turn out to be your headache in this game.

Travis Fulgham 

Just like a passing unit, the receiving unit would be a crucial factor in this game and especially against the Pittsburgh Steelers. From Philadelphia Eagles, Travis Fulgham can be your go-to man in this game considering his performance in this season. In eight games Travis is averaging 15 points per game. However, when it comes to points, so many points from a single-player are always welcomed by any fantasy player. Therefore, he will be a key player in this game. 

Travis has 66% target throws in this season showing us what he is capable of. Travis also has 29 receptions to his name, whereas, four touchdowns to his account. Therefore, picking him will be a first step towards winning in any fantasy game.  

Players to pick from the Pittsburgh Steelers 

Ben Roethlisberger 

Looking at the team line-up of Philadelphia Eagles, this will be a tough task for Pittsburgh passers to score a handful of points in this game. But steel if you have to pick one player from their passing unit then Ben Roethlisberger will be a good option. In seven games Ben has made 246 passing attempts this season which is most by any player for Pittsburgh.  Out of those 246, he made 167 successful passes. This tally makes a success percentage of 67% for Ben in this season. 

This number is enough to speak about his abilities and potential. Ben also 1628 passing yards from this season which adds golden water to his points table. With 15 touchdowns and four interception throw, he becomes the most vital player for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Undoubtedly team management will expect a more intense game from their key player in this clash. 

Chase Claypool 

Chase will be their important player from the receiving section against the Philadelphia Eagles. So far in this season, he has played seven games. From those seven games, he averages 16 points per game which is slightly higher than Travis. Therefore, Chase may be superior to Travis in this clash. He also has 375 receiving yards this season whereas five touchdowns to his name. Talking about receiving yards, he scores 53 yards per game. He can make the Pittsburgh Steelers a winner if he gets going.  

Predictions for this game 

Looking at the ups-and-downs of this season it will be a little difficult to predict the winner. But looking at recent outings for both sides the Philadelphia Eagles will have the upper hand in this clash as all their players are in good game touch. Therefore, it will be a tough day for the Pittsburgh Pirates against them. If the Pirates have to win, they should have done something extraordinary and outplayed the Eagles. 


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