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The Leftovers: Ertz Sets Career High

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Ertz So Good ... TE Zach Ertz racked up a career-high 122 yards on 13 receptions, tying for the fourth-highest single-game reception total in team history. Ertz set the team record with 15 catches on 12/20/14 at Washington ... Over the last two games, Ertz has 22 receptions, the highest two-game total by an Eagles player in team history ... In 13 career December games, Ertz has accumulated 67 receptions for 744 yards and six touchdowns ... Ertz now has two career 100-yard games, both against Washington ... Ertz has established career highs in receptions (66) and yards (701) this year.

Catching On ... WR Jordan Matthews accumulated 104 yards and a touchdown on six receptions, marking his seventh-career 100-yard game and his fourth this year ... Over the last two games, Matthews has 14 receptions for 263 yards and two touchdowns ... Matthews has reached the end zone in four of the last five games ... This year, Matthews has established career highs with 78 receptions for 943 yards, while adding six touchdowns ... His 78 receptions are tied for the eighth-highest total in team history and tied for fifth among wide receivers ... Among Eagles players in their first two seasons, Matthews ranks first in receptions (145), second in yards (1,815) and tied for second in touchdowns (14) ... His 145 receptions are tied with Sterling Sharpe and Andre Johnson for 14th place in NFL history by a player in his first two seasons.

Sam's Club ... QB Sam Bradford set a career high with 380 passing yards and 37 completions. His completion total also tied the team record, set by Mark Sanchez last season at Washington ... Over the last two games, Bradford has thrown for 741 yards and three touchdowns on 65 of 97 passing for a quarterback rating of 91.5 ... His 741 yards are the third-highest two-game total ever by an Eagles quarterback, trailing only Sonny Jurgenson's 770 in 1961 and Bobby Thomason's 766 in 1953 ... Over his last six starts, Bradford has completed 145 of 220 passes for 1,639 yards and eight touchdowns for a 94.5 rating ... With 3,405 yards this season, Bradford ranks ninth on the Eagles single-season passing yards list and his 64.0 completion percentage ranks second.

Offensive Quick Hits ... The Eagles scored an opening drive touchdown for the third time this season on RB Ryan Mathews' one-yard run. It was Mathews' seventh total touchdown this season, tying a career high ... RB DeMarco Murray scored his fifth rushing touchdown (sixth overall) of the season. The Eagles are the only team in the NFL to feature two running backs with five rushing scores each ... The last time the Eagles had two running backs with six or more total touchdowns was 2003 (Brian Westbrook, Correll Buckhalter, Duce Staley) ... With Matthews and Ertz each eclipsing 100 receiving yards, they became the first Eagles duo to do so in the same game since 11/10/14 at Carolina (Matthews, Brent Celek).

Birdseed ... DE Fletcher Cox has a sack in three straight games for the first time of his career ... Cox had two sacks, marking his second multi-sack game of the season and the third of his career ... LS Jon Dorenbos played in his 148th consecutive game, tying Bobby Walston for the third-longest streak in team history. His 148 total games played are also tied for 10th on the Eagles all-time list.

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