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Nuggets From Sunday's Game

Posted Oct 29, 2012

Here are some news and notes from Sunday's game against the Falcons ...

Shady’s Scores ... RB LeSean McCoy scored two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving) and now has five total on the season. It was his fourth time scoring via rush and reception in the same game and his ninth multi-touchdown outing ... McCoy has reached the end zone in ten of his last 11 home games ... He has also scored a receiving touchdown in each of the last three contests. The last Eagles running back to do so was Brian Westbrook in 2005 ... McCoy has 25 touchdowns in his last 22 games ... His 30 career rushing touchdowns rank sixth in franchise history.

Mac Attack ... Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin has accumulated 215 receptions and 2,924 receiving yards in his career, which are the third-highest totals ever by an Eagle in his first four seasons. He trails Keith Jackson (242) and DeSean Jackson (230) in receptions and DeSean Jackson (4,096) and Mike Quick (3,864) in yards.

Moving on Up ... WR DeSean Jackson (263) surpassed Fred Barnett for the second-most receptions ever by an Eagle in his first five seasons. He trails Mike Quick (273) for the record ... Jackson also passed Ben Hawkins for 13th on the team’s all-time receptions list ... QB Michael Vick (8,230) moved past Bobby Thomason and into seventh place on the team’s all-time passing yards list.

Birdseed ... DT Fletcher Cox and T/G Dennis Kelly each made their first-career start ... DT Cedric Thornton registered his first-career sack ... K Alex Henery has made 11 field goals in a row. He tied Chris Boniol for ninth on the team’s all-time list with 36 career field goals ... The offense has scored points on their opening drive of the second half in six of seven games this season (two touchdowns, four field goals).

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