Eagles Vs Falcons NFL Week One Capsule

Philadelphia Eagles vs Atlanta Falcons

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES AT ATLANTA FALCONS

SERIES

EAGLES FALCONS
MON. RECORD 30-25 10-27
SERIES LEADER 15-12-1
STREAKS Past 2
COACHES VS. OPP. Chip Kelly: 0-0 Dan Quinn: 0-0
LAST GAME 10/28/12: Falcons 30 at Eagles 17. Atlanta WR Julio Jones has 123 rec. yards & TD. Falcons QB Matt Ryan completes 22 of 29 passes (75.9 percent) for 262 yards & 3 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/18/11: Falcons 35, Eagles 31. Atlanta QB Ryan throws 4 TDs including 2 to TE Tony Gonzalez. Falcons RB Michael Turner rushes for 114 yards & TD.
REFEREE Terry McAulay
BROADCAST ESPN (7:10 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Boomer Esiason, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 83 (Phi.), 93 (Atl.). XM: 226 (Phi.), 225 (Atl.).

2014 STATS

PASSING Bradford (Pre.): 13-15-156-3-0-149.6 Ryan: 415-628-4694 (2C)-28-14-93.9
RUSHING Murray (Dal.): 392-1845 (1L)-4.7-13 (T1L) Freeman: 65-248-3.8-1
RECEIVING J. Matthews: 67-872-13.0-8 J. Jones: 104 (1C)-1593 (1C)-15.3-6
OFFENSE 396.8 (2C) 378.2
TAKE/GIVE -8 +5
DEFENSE 375.6 398.3
SACKS Barwin: 14.5 (1C) Biermann: 4.5
INTs Jenkins: 3 Ishmael: 4
PUNTING Jones: 43.8 Bosher: 45.7
KICKING Parkey: 150 (1C) (54/54 PAT; 32/36 FG) Bryant: 127 (40/40 PAT: 29/32 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: QB SAM BRADFORD makes Phi. debut. Was No. 1 overall pick by StL in 2010 Draft…RB DE MARCO MURRAY won 2014 Off. Player of Year with Dal. & led NFL in rushing with 1,845 yards. In past 6 in Sept., has rushed for 779 yards (129.8 per game) & 6 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2005, RB DARREN SPROLES leads RBs with 3,768 rec. yards & 27 rec. TDs…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 67 catches for 872 yards & 8 TDs as rookie last year…LB CONNOR BARWIN led NFC with career-high 14.5 sacks last season. DE FLETCHER COX had 4 sacks, 3 FRs & FF last year. LB MYCHAL KENDRICKS had team-high 82 tackles in 2014. S MALCOLM JENKINS was 1 of 4 NFL S in 2014 with 75+ tackles (76), 3+ INTs (3), FF & FR. Since entering NFL in 2006, LB DE MECO RYANS ranks 4th among active players with 921 tackles…FALCONS: Head coach DAN QUINN led No. 1 defense in Sea. in past 2 years…QB MATT RYAN had 4,694 pass yards in 2014, his 4th consecutive 4,000-yard season. Has 4 of 5 4,000-yard seasons in team history…RB DEVONTA FREEMAN had 473 scrimmage yards as rookie last year & scored both rush & rec. TD…WR JULIO JONES led NFC in 2014 with 104 catches & 1,593 rec. yards, both career highs. Had 7 100-yard games in 2014, incl. 259 yards in Week 14. WR RODDY WHITE is 1 of 7 in NFL with 10,000+ rec. yards (10,357) since 2005. WR-PR-KR DEVIN HESTER has 37 TDs (16 rec., 14 PR, 5 KR, 1 rush, 1 miss FG)…CB DESMOND TRUFANT led team in 2014 with 16 PD & CB ROBERT ALFORD was 2nd with 12. LB PAUL WORRILOW led club last year with 142 tackles. Has 100+ tackles in each of 1st 2 years. S WILLIAM MOORE is 1 of 3 in NFL with 14+ INTs (14) & 10+ FFs (10) since 2010.

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