Eagles at Saints Week Nine Capsule

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-4) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (2-5)

SERIES

  EAGLES SAINTS
SERIES LEADER 15-10  
STREAKS 6 of past 8  
COACHES VS. OPP. Reid: 3-3 Vitt: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 30-17 vs. Falcons L 34-14 at Broncos
LAST GAME 9/20/09: Saints 48 at Eagles 22. New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 311 yards & 3 TDs, including 2 to WR Marques Colston (15, 25).
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/23/07: Eagles 38, Saints 23. Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb passes for 263 yards & 3 TDs in winning effort. Eagles RB Brian Westbrook adds 100 rushing yards.
BROADCAST ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Kevin Harlan, Dan Fouts, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Phi.), 93 (NO). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Phi.), 226 (NO).

STATS

PASSING Vick: 157-266-1,823-9-8-78.6 Brees: 188-315-2,310 (1C)-20 (2L)-8-93.0
RUSHING McCoy: 127-504-4.0-2 P. Thomas: 58-257-4.4-1
RECEIVING Jackson: 34-524-15.4-1 Colston: 40-580-14.5-5 (T3C)
OFFENSE 363.4 388.6 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE -9 0
DEFENSE 339.6 474.7
SACKS Babin: 2.5 Galette: 4
INTs Rodgers-Cromartie: 3 3 tied: 1
PUNTING McBriar: 49.1 Morstead: 51.3 (1C)
KICKING Henery: 48 (12/12 PAT; 12/13 FG) Hartley: 44 (23/23 PAT; 7/9 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: QB MICHAEL VICK has won 5 of 7 career starts vs. NO, passing for 1,131 yards & rushing for 527 yards with 12 total TDs (6 pass, 6 rush) in those 7. Rushed for 166 yards on 12 att. (13.8 avg.) in last meeting. Since 2010, is only NFL player with 8,000+ pass (8,144) & 1,500+ rush (1,512) yards…RB LE SEAN MC COY had TD run & TD catch last week, 4th such career game. In past 7 on road vs. NFC, McCoy has 763 scrim. yards (109 per game) & 7 total TDs (5 rush, 2 rec.). Eagles are 10-1 when McCoy rushes for 100+ yards…In only career meeting, WR-PR DE SEAN JACKSON had 4 rec. for 101 yards (25.3 avg.) with 71-yard TD. Incl. playoffs, has 31 TDs (24 rec., 4 PR, 3 rush) & avg. 44.5 yards per TD (1,380 yards). WR JEREMY MACLIN has 100+ yards or TD in 5 of past 7 on road…DE JASON BABIN has 10.5 sacks in past 12. DE TRENT COLE had sack in last meeting. Since 2007, has 56.5 sacks, 4th most in NFL. LB AKEEM JORDAN had INT in last meeting…SAINTS: QB DREW BREES has TD pass in 50 consecutive games, longest streak in NFL history. Passed for 2 TDs last week & has 301 career, surpassing HOFer JOHN ELWAY (300) for 6th most all-time. Has 62 career 300-yard passing games, tied with BRETT FAVRE for 3rd most in NFL history…Since 2011, RB-PR-KR DARREN SPROLES leads NFL RBs with 125 catches. Leads NFL RBs in rec. yards (323) & TD catches (4)…TE JIMMY GRAHAM has TD catch in 7 of past 9 overall. Since 2010, Graham leads NFC TEs with 20 TDs. In past 4, WR MARQUES COLSTON has 30 catches for 420 yards (105 per game) with 5 TDs. Had 8 catches for 98 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. WR DEVERY HENDERSON has 40+ yard catch in 2 of past 3…Since 2006, S ROMAN HARPER has 17 sacks, most by DB. LB SCOTT SHANLE had INT in last meeting. DE JUNIOR GALETTE has 4 sacks & FF in past 5.

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