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Stats And Facts From Sunday's Game

ATLANTA -- Here are some more news and notes from Sunday's game courtesy of the Eagles Media Relations Department ...

Mac Attack ... WR Jeremy Maclin set career highs in receptions (13) and yards (171), and caught his first and second touchdowns of the season. It was his fifth-career 100-yard game, and his reception total ranks as the third-most ever by an Eagle in a single game (Brian Westbrook had 14 on Nov. 4, 2007 vs. Dallas, and Don Looney had 14 on Dec. 1, 1940 at Washington) ... In just 33 regular season contests, Maclin has compiled five two-touchdown performances. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, only 10 receivers in NFL history have had more multi-touchdown efforts in their first 33 games, the most recent being Randy Moss, who had seven ... According to Pro Football Reference, since 1960, only 12 receivers have more than five multi-touchdown games in their first three NFL seasons ... Last season, Maclin set a career-high with 159 yards against Atlanta, and in his three career games against the Falcons, he has amassed 24 receptions for 413 yards and four touchdowns.

Shady's Dome Dominance ... RB LeSean McCoy scored his second and third touchdowns of the season and rushed for 95 yards. It's his second time scoring rushing touchdowns in back-to-back games, and his fourth multi-touchdown effort ... In his last four dome contests (Sept. 19, 2010 at Det., Dec. 12, 2010 at Dal., Sept. 11, 2011 at StL), McCoy has rushed for 486 yards and six touchdowns on 65 carries (7.4 average).

Hunting Season ... DT Cullen Jenkins brought down Matt Ryan twice, marking his fifth-career multi-sack game. DE Trent Cole and DE Jason Babin also each picked up a sack for the second-straight game ... For Jenkins, it is the third-straight season in which he has recorded a sack in each of the first two games. Since 2010, he has ten sacks, which is the second-highest total among defensive tackles behind Ndomukong Suh (11) ... The last time the Eagles had four or more sacks in back-to-back games was Sept. 21, 2008 vs. Pittsburgh and Sept. 28, 2008 at Chicago.

The Pickoff Artist ... CB Asante Samuel notched his first interception of the season and the 43rd of his career. He has had a pick in all three of his games against Matt Ryan ... CB Nnamdi Asomugha also intercepted Ryan for his first theft as an Eagle, the 12th of his career and his first since Nov. 22, 2009 vs. Cincinnati as a member of the Raiders.

Mike Check ... In his 100th-career game, QB Michael Vick started for the first time in the Georgia Dome since Dec. 24, 2006 and threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns for a 103.6 passer rating. Vick has exceeded a passer rating of 100 in six of his 14 games as the Eagles starting quarterback.

Birdseed ... DE Phillip Hunt and QB Mike Kafka each played in their first NFL game. Kafka completed 7 of 9 passes for 72 yards and a 100.0 passer rating in his first game action ... The last time the Eagles played two consecutive regular-season games in domed stadiums was 1980 (Seattle and New Orleans).

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