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Eagles-Redskins Post-Game Notebook

Here are some news and notes from Sunday's game against Washington ...
The Real McCoy ... RB LeSean McCoy led the team with 12 receptions 110 yards, tying for the third-highest total in team history. Brian Westbrook (14 on 11/4/07 vs. Dallas) and Don Looney (14 on 12/1/40 at Washington) hold the team record. It was McCoy's first 100-yard receiving game, and his 174 total yards from scrimmage were also a career high ...The last Eagles running back with 100-plus receiving yards in a game was Westbrook (111 on 9/23/07 vs. Detroit).

Defensive Nuggets ... S Nate Allen came up with his third interception of the season, which is the highest total by an Eagles rookie since Brian Dawkins had three in 1996 ...LB Ernie Sims recorded his first sack as an Eagle, extending Philadelphia's streak to 23 consecutive games with at least one sack, which is the second-longest in the NFL (Pittsburgh – 28) ...After holding Jacksonville to 52 net passing yards and Washington to 124, the defense has held its opponents to 125 yards or fewer in back-to-back games for the first time since 10/22/06 at Tampa Bay (85 yards) and 10/29/06 vs. Jacksonville (76 yards).

Birdseed ... TE Brent Celek caught his first touchdown of the season and the 11th of his career ...P Sav Rocca booted five punts for an average of 49.6 yards, and landed two inside the 20-yard line. For his career, Rocca has 80 career punts downed inside the 20, passing Dirk Johnson (79) for the third-most in team history ...FB Owen Schmitt had a career high 43 receiving yards ...The Eagles have outscored opponents 51-29 in the second half of games this season (20-0 in the last two games).

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 9:04 p.m., October 3

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