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Leftovers: Mr. Hicks Goes To Washington

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Sam's Club … QB Sam Bradford threw for 270 yards and three touchdowns, marking his seventh-career three-touchdown game. His 122.6 rating was the second-highest of his career. His 62-yard touchdown pass to WR Riley Cooper was the second-longest touchdown pass of his career. 

Offensive Quick Hits … Cooper's 62-yard touchdown reception was the second-longest of his career. Since 2013, Cooper has four 40-plus yard touchdown receptions. In his last two games at Washington, Cooper has seven receptions for 125 yards and three touchdowns … TE Brent Celek scored his first touchdown of the season and the 28th of his career. He has five career touchdowns against Washington … WR Miles Austin's 39-yard touchdown reception was his longest since Week 2 of the 2011 season.

Sprole Train … RB Darren Sproles broke a 45-yard punt return, marking the ninth 40-plus yard punt return of his career … Since joining the Eagles, Sproles has a 14.3-yard punt return average, which ranks as the second-highest in team history behind Ernie Steele's 16.8-yard average from 1942-48.

Forcing the Issue … After recovering a fumble that was forced by LB Brandon Graham, LB Jordan Hicks has three takeaways in the last two games (1 INT, 2 FRs) … Overall, the Eagles defense has racked up nine takeaways this season including five in the last two weeks … The defense has forced at least one turnover in 10 consecutive contests (22 overall during that span) … Graham has 10 career forced fumbles.

Birdseed … The Eagles have not allowed an individual 100-yard rusher in the last 16 games, tying Atlanta for the longest active streak. The Eagles have allowed just one 100-yard rusher in their last 28 contests (Frank Gore on 9/28/14 at SF) … LSJon Dorenbos played in his 137th game as an Eagle, tying Andre Waters and Wes Hopkins for 16th on the Eagles all-time list.

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