Eagles-Commanders: 15 impact players to watch in Week 10 matchup

The Eagles are 8-0 on the season and expected to be favored in every matchup going forward, including Monday’s night battle with the Commanders.

Carson Wentz will return to Philadelphia for the first time since being traded to Colts, and it’ll be the final game of a four-week stint on injured reserve after fracturing his ring finger.

Washington is 4-5 on the season and could get pass rusher Chase Young from a torn ACL suffered late last season.

With both teams set to start preparation, here are 15 impact players to watch.

WR Terry McLaurin

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McLaurin leads the Commanders with 609 receiving yards, and he’ll likely draw Darius Slay in coverage.

WR DeVonta Smith

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Smith had a monster performance in the first matchup, and his battle with Benjamin St-Juste and Kendall Fuller will be something to watch.

LT Charles Leno Jr.

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Washington’s left tackle will have his hands full with Josh Sweat and Robert Quinn.

LT Jordan Mailata

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Mailata was credited with allowing two sacks against the Texans, and he’ll need to step up his performance with Chase Young returning.

DE Chase Young

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Young had his practice window activated last week, and with a Monday night matchup looming, the talented defensive end could see his first action of the season at Lincoln Financial Field.

DE Robert Quinn

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After seeing single-digit snaps against the Texans, Quinn should see an increased role.

QB Taylor Heinicke

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Heinicke was 15 of 28 for 149 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in losing to the Vikings.

Monday night could be his last start, with Carson Wentz returning from IR.

QB Jalen Hurts

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RB Brian Robinson

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Robinson shares the load with Antonio Gibson, and they’ll undoubtedly test the Eagles’ defensive front after rookie Dameon Pierce rushed for 139 yards on Thursday night.

RB Miles Sanders

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Sanders is among the league leaders in rushing and could have a huge night against the Commanders on Monday night.

LB Cole Holcomb

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Holcomb leads the Commanders with 69 total tackles and will be vital in containing Miles Sanders.

LB T.J. Edwards

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Edwards leads the Eagles in tackles and will have a prime matchup against Brian Robinson.

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DT Daron Payne

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The former Alabama defensive tackle leads the Commanders with 5.5 sacks.

DT Javon Hargrave

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Hargrave has six sacks on the season and has been dominant over the past two games.

S Kamren Curl

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An athletic safety, Curl has 45 tackles on the season and is a player to watch against Dallas Goedert.

Story originally appeared on Eagles Wire