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Eagles-Colts Nuggets

Here are some nuggets to get you ready for some football this afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Colts are one of three NFL teams that head coach Andy Reid has never defeated (Tennessee, Philadelphia). Reid is 0-3 against Indianapolis in his career. The Colts have won the last four meetings between these teams, and hold a 10-6 series advantage.

Sunday marks the Eagles' first game after the bye week. In his first 11 years as head coach, Reid has never lost a game following the bye week in the regular season. However, the Colts have won 13 straight November contests.

Eagles Nuggets

Quarterback Michael Vick has won 8 of past 10 starts vs. the AFC. In those starts, has passed for 17 TDs vs. 8 INTs and rushed for 519 yards and 3 TDs.

Running back LeSean McCoy is one of two players in NFL with 450 rushing yards (477) and 250 receiving yards (293). He is tied for first among NFL RBs with 38 receptions.

Receiver Jeremy Maclin has 12 catches for 201 yards (100.5 per game) and 2 TDs in past two games, including a career-long 83-yard touchdown catch vs. Falcons.

Defensive end Trent Cole had a sack last week and is 3rd in NFL with 48 sacks since 2006. He has 10.5 sacks in past 10 vs. AFC.

Cornerback Asante Samuel had 39-yard INT-TD in 2006 AFC Championship vs. Colts. He had INT vs. Tennessee and has 32 INTs since 2006, most in NFL.

Colts Nuggets

Team is 6-0 against NFC in regular season under head coach Jim Caldwell.

For career vs. Eagles, quarterback Peyton Manning has completed 48 of 69 passes (69.6 pct.) for 737 yards with 7 TDs vs. 1 INT and a 132.3 passer rating.

Receiver Reggie Wayne averages 99 receiving yards per game vs. Phi. (198 total). Manning and Wayne have combined for 64 TDs and can tie Jim Kelly and Andre Reed (65) for 4th-most TDs by QB-WR tandem in NFL history.

Defensive end Dwight Freeney has 7 sacks in past 6 vs. NFC. Freeney posted 20th regular-season game with two or more sacks last week.

-- Posted by Josh Goldman, 8:00 a.m., November 7

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