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Eagles vs. Rams: Five matchups to watch [Video]

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The Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to rebound from a dreadful Week 1 performance against the Washington Football Team, when they take on the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday in their home opener. Currently, the Birds are 1.5-point underdogs, according to consensus odds at TheLines.com, after opening as 2.5-point favorites.

Here are our five matchups to watch.

1) The Eagles' run defense vs. Malcolm Brown and the Rams rushing attack

While taking in the Rams-Cowboys game Sunday night, one of the players I enjoyed watching was hard-charging running back Malcolm Brown, who gives the Rams offense a physical identity. The Rams ran it 40 times in that game, vs. just 31 pass attempts for Jared …