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Eagles Notebook

The following notes from the Eagles' 29-14 loss to the New York Giants are courtesy of the Eagles media relations department.

It's Always Shady in Philadelphia … RB LeSean McCoy rushed a career-high 24 times for 128 yards and a touchdown, marking his fifth-career 100-yard game (second in 2011) … McCoy has scored at least one rushing touchdown in all three games this season for the first time in his career … With five total touchdowns, he is more than halfway to his 2010 total of nine … In five career games against the Giants, McCoy has rushed for 413 yards and three touchdowns on 69 carries (6.0 average).

Triple Threat … DT Cullen Jenkins, DE Trent Cole and DE Jason Babin have all registered at least one sack in each of the first three games this season, becoming the first Eagles trio ever to do so … The last Eagles DT with a sack in three-straight games was Darwin Walker in 2002, and the only other DT in team history to have a sack in each of the first three games of the season was Jerome Brown in 1991 … Cole has had a three-game sack streak in all seven of his NFL seasons.

Offensive Quick Hits … The last time the Eagles had 40 carries in a game was on 12/7/08 at NYG … The Eagles offense has amassed 25 or more first downs in all three games this season, marking just the third time since 1950 they have done so in three straight games (9/18/05 to 10/2/05; 12/20/81 to 9/19/82) … The Eagles converted 7 of 15 third-down opportunities and are now 20 of 39 (51.3%) on the season.

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