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Here are some stats to whet your appetite for tonight's showdown between the Eagles and the Texans.

Eagles Nuggets

The Eagles have won 10 of their past 11 in December.

Michael Vick is 9-2 (.818) as starter in past 11 vs. AFC.

LeSean McCoy has 502 scrimmage yards (125.5 per game) in past 4 at home. McCoy leads all NFL RBs with 59 catches.

In past 6 vs. AFC teams, DeSean Jackson has 36 catches for 629 yards (104.8 per game) and 4 touchdowns. Jackson has scored 22 touchdowns (16 rec., 3 rush, 3 PR) in career and averages 45.7 yards per TD (1,006 yards).

Jeremy Maclin has 20 catches for 327 yards (109 per game) and 2 touchdowns in past 3 at home.

Jason Avant tied a career-high with 8 catches against Bears.

Brent Celek had 30-yard TD catch last week.

Trent Cole had 2 sacks in only meeting. Has 11.5 sacks in past 11 vs. AFC and has 0.5 sack in 10 of those 11.

Asante Samuel had interception in last meeting (with Patriots). Has 5 interceptions in past 3 at home and aims for 4th home game in row with INT. Since start of 2006, has 36 interceptions, most in NFL.

Texans Nuggets

Houston aims for 3rd straight road win vs. NFC.

Matt Schaub (12,806) needs 194 passing yards to become 2nd Texans QB to reach 13,000 career w/ Hou. (David Carr, 13,391). He aims for 3rd straight game w/ 100 rating on road vs. NFC (107.0, 114.0).

Arian Foster (1,147) needs 136 rush yards for most rush yards in season in Texans history (Steve Slaton, 1,282; Domanick Williams, 1,188). Foster leads NFL w/ 12 rush touchdowns and needs 2 to surpass Domanick Williams (13 in '04) for most in season in Hou. history.

Andre Johnson had 101 rec. yards in only meeting vs. Eagles (9/10/06). Has 65 catches in '10 and is 1st player ever to record at least 60 rec. in each of 1st 8 seasons.

Joel Dreessen aims for 3rd straight game w/ TD rec.

Glover Quin had club-record 3 interceptions vs. Ten.

Mario Williams (8.5) needs 1.5 sacks for 3rd season w/ 10 .

-- Posted by Chris McPherson, 2:00 p.m., December 2

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