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5 Keys To Victory For Philadelphia Eagles vs. Green Bay Packers

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5 Keys To Victory For Philadelphia Eagles vs. Green Bay Packers

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles improved to 4-5 after shellacking the Oakland Raiders last Sunday. That wasn't the story of the day though. Nick Foles looked like the second coming of Johnny Unitas as he threw for 400 yards and tied a league record with seven touchdown passes.

No one saw that one coming. Many Eagles fans were calling for Foles' head before this game, claiming emphatically that he isn't the quarterback of the future. I'll admit I was one of the detractors. He certainly shut his critics up on Sunday. Foles was pinpoint accurate, moved well in the pocket and found his man on all his throws. It helped that he had solid protection all day, and we saw what type of quarterback he could be when given time in the pocket.

The Eagles now travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers minus Aaron Rodgers. Foles and the Eagles must capitalize on this. Lambeau is no easy place to play as the second-year quarterback will find out, but the Eagles need to see Foles string together consistent showings in Chip Kelly's offense, not one down week and then one monster week. We need to see the real Foles in action.

This is a big opportunity for the Eagles. If they get to 5-5, they go back home potentially sharing first place with the Dallas Cowboys, who go on the road to take on the New Orleans Saints -- a tough task for even the toughest of teams.

Despite their up and down season, the Eagles have a huge opportunity in front of them. It's no doubt a challenge, but they must take advantage of it. Let's take a look at five keys to victory for the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Green Bay Packers.

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5. Eagles Must Take Advantadge Of Aaron Rodgers' Injury

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Aaron Rodgers is down and out for the Green Bay Packers. The Eagles need to expose the Packers' offensive weaknesses with Seneca Wallace at the helm.

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4. Eagles Must Contain Eddie Lacy And The Packers' Running Game

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The Packers will rely heavily on their running game with Aaron Rodgers out. The Eagles need to key in on Eddie Lacy and neutralize him in order to come away with a road victory in a hostile environment.

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3. Eagles Must Make Seneca Wallace Uncomfortable

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Seneca Wallace will be making his first start in a Packers uniform. The Eagles' defense needs to make him feel uncomfortable. The best way to do this? Chasing him all over the field. The Eagles' pass rush must get home on Sunday afternoon.

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2. DeSean Jackson Needs To Find Holes In Packers' Leaky Secondary

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DeSean Jackson faces a weak Green Bay Packers secondary. He must capitalize on this.

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1. Nick Foles Needs To Stay Consistent

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Nick Foles had a historic day last Sunday. Now let's see who the real Foles is playing on the road in a tough environment. Foles must stay consistent in this offense and hit open guys.