The Washington Commanders (7-5-1) will play host to the New York Giants (7-5-1) in a classic NFC East battle on Sunday Night Football in Week 15. The winner will strengthen their chances of making the playoffs, while the loser will only have three games left to get back on track in a division all but already decided.
The game will be only the third time since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 that an NFL team has faced the same opponent in consecutive regular season games within the same season.
Commanders vs. Giants – Week 15
Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland
Betting Lines By Bovada: Commanders -4.5
When: 8:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 18, 2022
Live Radio Broadcast Big100: Radio – Julie Donaldson (host), Bram Weinstein (play-by-play), and London Fletcher (analyst)
Announcers: NBC: Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Chris Collinsworth (analyst), Melissa Stark (sideline)
Coming off a Week 14 bye, the Commanders are rested but still have some injuries that could play a factor in this one. First and foremost, Chase Young will not play in this game after being listed as questionable on the report. In addition, offensive lineman Saahdiq Charles (concussion) is listed as out, while defensive lineman Efe Obada (finger), wide receiver Cam Sims (back), and cornerback Benjamin St-Juste (ankle) are listed as questionable.
The Giants have another long list this week with offensive linemen Josh Ezeudu (neck), CB Adoree’ Jackson (knee), and OL Shane Lemieux (toe) listed as out. In addition, Tight End Daniel Bellinger (rib), wide receiver Richie James (concussion), defensive back Nick McCloud (illness), linebacker Jihad Ward (concussion), and DL Leonard Williams (neck) are all listed as questionable.
Injury Report: pic.twitter.com/BlZV2b7vOl— Washington Commanders PR (@Wash_PR) December 16, 2022