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Notebook: 10 In A Row At Home

The following news and notes were compiled by the Eagles' media relations department ...

Home Sweet Home ... The Eagles have won 10 straight games at Lincoln Financial Field, which is the third-longest streak in team history and the longest since an 11-game streak from 1991-93 ... The Eagles snapped a four-game losing streak against the Titans to improve their record to 7-4 in the all-time series. However, this was their first win against the Tennessee Titans, a franchise that was formerly named the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Oilers ... The Eagles are 4-0 this year against the AFC. The last time the Eagles swept their AFC opponents in a season was in 1991 ... Philadelphia is outscoring opponents 220-124 at home, averaging 36.7 points per game at Lincoln Financial Field. They've scored 30-plus points in five of six home games.

Return to Sender ... WR Josh Huff scored his first-career touchdown on a franchise-record 107-yard kickoff return, which supplanted Timmy Brown's record of 105 yards set in 1961 ... It was the first time the Eagles scored on the opening kickoff of a game since Brian Mitchell did so on 11/4/01 at Arizona ... The Eagles have two kickoff return touchdowns this season, marking the third time in franchise history with more than one in a season (1996, 1966), and the first time with two different players (Huff and RB Chris Polk ... According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the only other team since 1970 with two 100-plus yard kickoff returns from different returners was the Green Bay Packers in 1970 ... Huff became the 15th different Eagle to score a touchdown this season, which is the highest total in the league ... The Eagles have a franchise-record and league-leading 10 non-offensive touchdowns this year ... Nine different players have scored a return touchdown for the Eagles this year, which is tied for the all-time record with Arizona (2010), New Orleans (1998) and Seattle (1998), according to Randall Liu of the NFL.

Love Parkey ... K Cody Parkey made five of six field goal attempts, snapping a streak of 17 consecutive field goals, which was tied for the second-longest streak in team history ... Parkey's five made field goals tied for the second-highest total in team history behind Tom Dempsey's six on 11/12/72 at Houston ... Parkey booted three touchbacks and now has a franchise record 39 on the season ... Parkey also connected on his fourth field goal of 50-or-more yards this year, setting a single-season team record.

Offensive Quick Hits ... WR Jeremy Maclin had 59 receiving yards, upping his total to a career-high 980 on the season ... QB Mark Sanchez threw for 307 yards, marking his 11th career 300-yard game and his third in a row ... Sanchez joined Nick Foles as one of just four Eagles quarterbacks ever with three straight 300-yard games. Both Foles and Sanchez did so in the same season ... Sanchez has thrown for 985 yards in his three starts ... RB LeSean McCoy rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown, marking his 22nd career 100-yard game and his third in the last six contests. The Eagles are 19-3 in those 22 games ... McCoy has three rushing touchdowns this year and two in the last three weeks ... TE James Casey scored his second receiving touchdown on his fourth touch of the season ... The Eagles have started seven different offensive line combinations in 11 games.

Rush Hour ... The Eagles sacked Titans QB Zach Mettenberger five times, including two each by LBs Connor Barwin and Trent Cole, and one by DE Fletcher Cox ... Barwin has a career high 12.5 so far this year after his fourth multi-sack game of the season (sixth of his career) ... Cole has 20 career multi-sack games and Mettenberger became his 50th-career sack victim.

Defensive Nuggets ... The Eagles forced three turnovers against the Titans, including CB Brandon Boykin's first interception of the season ... DT Bennie Logan jarred loose his first-career forced fumble, which was recovered by CB Bradley Fletcher and led to a field goal ... LB Mychal Kendricks also forced a fumble, which was recovered by S Nate Allen and led to a touchdown. It was the second fumble caused by Kendricks this season and the second recovery by Allen ... The Titans converted just 2-12 (17%) of their third-down opportunities and were held to just 52 rushing yards on 19 carries (2.7 average).

The Book on the Rook ... WR Jordan Matthews led the team with six receptions for 77 yards ... Over the last three games, Matthews has 18 catches for 322 yards ... In just 11 games this year, Matthews already ranks tied for sixth among Eagles rookies all-time with 50 receptions and seventh with 635 yards.

Birdseed ... LS Jon Dorenbos played in his 128th consecutive game with the Eagles, tying Sheldon Brown for eighth on the team's all-time list ... The Eagles have scored at least 40 points four times under Chip Kelly and twice in the last three games.

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