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Philadelphia at Buffalo Week Five Capsule

EAGLES BILLS
SERIES LEADER 6-5  
STREAKS Past 2 4 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Reid: 2-1 Gailey: 3-1
LAST WEEK L 24-23 vs. 49ers L 23-20 at Bengals
LAST GAME 12/30/07: Bills 9 at Eagles 17.  Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb passes for 345 yards & 1 TD as Eagles’ defense limits Buffalo to 3 FGs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/28/03: Eagles 23, Bills 13.  Philadelphia builds 16-0 lead through 3 quarters & RB Brian Westbrook caps scoring with 62-yard TD run with 2:10 remaining to thwart Buffalo rally.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 86 (Phi.), 113 (Buf.). XM: 232 (Buf.).

STATS

PASSING Vick: 79-129-1,021-6-3-91.9 Fitzpatrick: 92-145-1,040-9 (2C)-3-96.9
RUSHING McCoy: 66-363 (2C)-5.5-4 (T2L) Jackson: 64-369 (3C)-5.8-4 (1C)
RECEIVING Maclin: 26 (T3L)-334-12.8-2 St. Johnson: 24-314-13.1-3
OFFENSE 434.8 (3C) 391.5
TAKE/GIVE -6 +7 (T1C)
DEFENSE 357.3 405.0
SACKS Babin: 7 (1L) 4 tied: 1
INTs Asomugha, Samuel: 1 3 tied: 2 (T2C)
PUNTING Henry (R): 42.3 Moorman: 51.1 (3C)
KICKING Henery (R): 35 (11/11 PAT; 8/11 FG) Lindell: 37 (3C) (16/16 PAT; 7/8 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: QB MICHAEL VICK won only start vs. Buf. (9/25/05 with Atl.). In 3 starts vs. AFC with Phi. (3-0), has completed 56 of 93 (60.2 pct.) for 811 yards with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT for 105.6 rating & rushed for 152 yards & 3 TDs. Last week became 1st player in NFL history with 400+ pass (416) & 75+ rush (75) yards in game…RB LE SEAN MC COY is 2nd in NFL with 6 TDs (4 rush, 2 rec.). Leads NFL with 24 rush 1st downs & ties for lead with 30 total 1st downs…WR-PR DE SEAN JACKSON has rec. TD in 3 of past 4 vs. AFC. Has 27 TDs (20 rec., 4 PR, 3 rush) in career & averages 45.7 yards per TD (1,234 yards). WR JEREMY MACLIN has 25 catches (8.3 per game) for 314 yards (104.7 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3. TE BRENT CELEK had TD in last meeting…CB ASANTE SAMUEL has INT in 4 of past 6 vs. Buf. Has NFL-best 37 INTs since 2006. DE JASON BABIN had career-high 3 sacks last week & leads NFL with 7 sacks. DT CULLEN JENKINS leads NFL DTs with 4 sacks…BILLS: Have won 2 of past 3 at home vs. Phi…Rank 2nd in AFC with 33.3 points per game this season (PATRIOTS, 33.8)…QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has completed 43 of 62 passes (69.4 pct.) for 468 yards with 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 123.6 passer rating in 2nd-half of games this season. Has 117.5 passer rating in 4th quarter, 2nd-best in AFC. RB FRED JACKSON is averaging 7.1 yards per carry at home in ’11 (27 att., 191 yards). In past 4 vs. NFC, Jackson is averaging 95.7 rush yards per game (383 total)…WR STEVIE JOHNSON has TD catch in 3 of 1st 4 games of season…TE SCOTT CHANDLER is tied for 2nd among NFL TEs with 4 TD rec. this season (ROB GRONKOWSKI, 5)…Defense tied for NFL-best with 8 INTs…LB NICK BARNETT leads team with 39 tackles…S BRYAN SCOTT registered 1st career TD last week on 43-yard INT return. S GEORGE WILSON aims for 3rd straight game with INT…Rookie DT MARCELL DAREUS (1st round, No. 3) posted 1st career sack last week.


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