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Eagles-Cowboys Post-Game Notebook

Here are some facts and figures and notes compiled by the Eagles media relations department following Sunday's regular season finale against the Cowboys ...

Rewriting the Record Books ...The Eagles offense set team records for most points (439) and total net yards (6,230) in a single season. It was their third straight year of breaking the team's scoring record. Since 1970, the only other teams to break their franchise record for points in three consecutive seasons are Denver (1995-98), Miami (1970-72), San Diego (1979-81) and Seattle (1977-79) ...The Eagles also scored 49 touchdowns, tying for the second-best output in team history. Their 348 completions for 4,215 gross passing yards are both the third-most in team annals.

Spreading out the Sacks ... CB Dimitri Patterson and DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim each notched their first-career sack, becoming the 13th and 14th different Eagle with at least one sack this season. Only San Diego (16), Green Bay (15) and Pittsburgh (15) had more.

Vick's Career Year ... QB Michael Vick became just the second player in NFL history to finish a season with at least 3,000 passing yards, 500 rushing yards and a 100 quarterback rating. Steve Young also did so in 1992 when he threw for 3,465 yards and rushed for 537 with a passer rating of 107.0 ...Vick finished with the second-best single-season marks in team history in terms of completion percentage (62.6), quarterback rating (100.2), interceptions (6) and interception percentage (1.6).

The Punter From Down Under ... P Sav Rocca set career highs this season in punting average (43.8), net punting average (39.0), punts landed inside the 20-yard line (28) and fewest touchbacks (2) ...Rocca's ratio of punts downed inside the 20 to touchbacks (14 to 1) led all NFL punters in 2010 ...Rocca also finished the season with the second-best gross punting average in team history, trailing only Joe Muha's 47.3-yard average in 1948. His 28 punts inside the 20 tie for the third-best total in team history, behind Jeff Feagles' 31 in 1993 and 29 in 1991.

Green Akers ...K David Akers led the NFL in scoring for the first time in his career, finishing the season with 143 points and 32 field goals, which both rank as the second-best single-season outputs in team history. Akers owns the records with 144 points and 33 field goals in 2008.

Pick Off Artist ...CB Asante Samuel joined Bill Bradley (1971-72) as the only players in Eagles history to lead the NFC in interceptions in back-to-back seasons. Samuel had an NFC-best seven in 2010 after tying for the conference lead with nine in 2009 ...The Eagles joined the New England Patriots as the only two teams to have four players with at least three interceptions this season.

McCoy is Catching On ... RB LeSean McCoy finished the season with a team-leading 78 receptions, which also led all NFL running backs in 2010. His 1,672 scrimmage yards were tops in the NFC and the fourth-most in the NFL in 2010.

Spreading the Love ...The Eagles finished the season as the only team to have five players with 500 or more receiving yards.

Offensive Quick Hits ... WR Chad Hall scored his first-career touchdown, becoming the 14th player to score a touchdown this season for the Eagles. He also led the team with a career high six catches for 84 yards ...TE Clay Harbor also had career highs with four receptions for 32 yards

Birdseed ... The following players made their first-career start: DT Jeremy Clark, DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, LB Keenan Clayton, CB Trevard Lindley , S Jamar Adams, and T Austin Howard ...The Eagles became the only team in NFL history to average at least 4.0 yards per carry in all 16 games in a season. The previous record was held by the 1970 St. Louis Cardinals who did so in each of their first 10 games

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 8:22 p.m., January 2

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