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Maclin, McCoy Notes From Sunday

Posted Oct 15, 2012

Here are some news, notes and nuggets from Sunday's game against the Lions ...

Mac Attack ... Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin led the team with 130 receiving yards, including a 70-yard touchdown, the third-longest score of his career ... It marks Maclin’s eighth career 100-yard game ... Maclin has amassed 2,891 career receiving yards, which is already the fourth-highest total ever by an Eagle in his first four seasons. His 22 touchdowns are sixth.

Mike Check ... QB Michael Vick collected his ninth 300-yard passing game as an Eagle, which is already the fifth-highest total in team history ... Vick also threw two touchdown passes, and now has 48 as an Eagle, moving past Roman Gabriel into 10th place on the team’s all-time list ... With 1,039 passing attempts and 628 completions, Vick also moved into ninth and seventh place, respectively, in franchise annals.

Shady Bounce ... RB LeSean McCoy scored his second receiving touchdown in as many games. In doing so, he moved past Gary Anderson and into 18th on the team’s all-time scoring list with 218 points. McCoy has scored a touchdown in nine of his last 10 home games ... McCoy also moved past Ben Hawkins and into 15th on the team’s all-time scrimmage yards list with 4,795 yards.

Defensive Nuggets ... The Eagles defense has held opponents to 7-20 in the red zone this season, while limiting passers to a 52.4 percent completion percentage (118-of-225) ... CB Nnamdi Asomugha made his first interception of the season ... The Eagles defense held the Lions to 3-13 (23.1 percent) on third down. On the season, opponents have converted just 23 of 79 third down opportunities (29.1%).

Offensive Quick Hits ... The Eagles have scored five touchdowns and 38 points this season in the final two minutes of the half ... The offense has also scored points on their opening drive of the second half in five of six games this season (two touchdowns, three field goals).

Birdseed ... P Mat McBriar’s 64-yard punt was the Eagles' longest since Sav Rocca’s 65-yarder on Sept. 28, 2008 at Chicago ... WR DeSean Jackson is now tied with Brian Mitchell and John Sciarra for second on the team’s all-time list with 117 career punt returns ... K Alex Henery connected on all three of his field goal attempts, including a 49-yarder, and has now made 10 in a row.

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