Browns vs Eagles NFL Week One Capsule

CLEVELAND BROWNS AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

BROWNS EAGLES
SERIES LEADER 31-16-1  
STREAKS   Past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Hue Jackson: 0-0 Doug Pederson: 0-0
LAST GAME 09/09/12: Eagles 17 at Browns 16. Philadelphia QB Michael Vick throws for 317 yards & 2 TDs. Eagles TE Clay Harbor has GW 4-yard TD catch with 1:23 remaining in 4th quarter.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/15/08: Eagles 30, Browns 10. Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb throws for 290 yards & 2 TDs. Eagles CB Asante Samuel has 50-yard INT-TD.
REFEREE Walt Anderson
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Cle), 132 (Phi). XM: 385 (Cle), 231 (Phi).

2015 STATS

PASSING Robert Griffin III (Pre.): 22-38-313-3-1-100.0 Carson Wentz (R) (Pre.): 12-24-89-0-1-41.8
RUSHING Isaiah Crowell: 185-706-3.8-4 Ryan Mathews: 106-539-5.1-6
RECEIVING Gary Barnidge (TE): 79-1043-13.2-9 Jordan Matthews: 85-997-11.7-8
OFFENSE 331.9 364.4
TAKE/GIVE -9 -5
DEFENSE 379.2 401.6
SACKS Christian Kirksey: 3.5 Fletcher Cox: 9.5
INTs Jordan Poyer: 2 4 tied: 2
PUNTING Britton Colquitt (Den.): 43.6 Donnie Jones: 47.0
KICKING Patrick Murray (Pre.): 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/3 FG) Caleb Sturgis: 89 (35/37 PAT; 18/22 FG)

NOTES

BOTH TEAMS have new head coaches: HUE JACKSON (Cle.) & DOUG PEDERSON (Phi.)…BROWNS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III makes Cle. debut. Has 5 starts vs. Phi. with 98.3 rating. In 11/18/12 meeting (with Was.), completed 14 of 15 (93.3 pct.) for 200 yards with 4 TDs & 0 INTs for 158.3 rating. Also rushed for 84 yards…T JOE THOMAS is only OL in NFL history to be selected to Pro Bowl in each of 1st 9 seasons. Has started all 144 games in career…RB ISAIAH CROWELL led team in 2015 with 706 rush yards & 4 rush TDs. RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. ranked 4th among NFL RBs last season with 61 catches (534 yards)…TE GARY BARNIDGE had career-high 79 catches for 1,043 yards & 9 TDs in 2015. His 9 rec. TDs tied HOFer OZZIE NEWSOME (1979) for most ever by Browns TE. WR COREY COLEMAN was selected No. 15 overall by Cle. in 2016 NFL Draft. Won 2015 Biletnikoff Award as NCAA’s best receiver…Since 2010, CBs TRAMON WILLIAMS (92) & JOE HADEN (90) are top 2 in NFL in PD. LB DEMARIO DAVIS joins Cle. after 4 years with NYJ. Has started all 48 games & has 305 tackles in past 3 seasons…EAGLES: QB CARSON WENTZ was selected No. 2 overall by Phi. in 2016 NFL Draft. Led North Dakota State to back-to-back NCAA Division I FCS national championships (2014-15)…RB RYAN MATHEWS had 5.1 rush avg. last season, 4th best among NFL RBs. Has rush TD in 5 of past 9…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS has 152 catches since 2014, 10th-most receptions in NFL history through 1st 2 seasons of career. WR DORIAL GREEN-BECKHAM makes Phi. debut. Led rookies with 17.2 yards per catch average in 2015 with Ten. (min. 32 rec.). TE ZACH ERTZ has 450 rec. yards in past 4 & joined JIMMY GRAHAM as only NFL TEs with 450+ yards over 4-game span since 2013…DT FLETCHER COX has 8.5 sacks in past 12 games. LB CONNOR BARWIN has 6.5 sacks in past 6 vs. AFC. S MALCOLM JENKINS had career-high 104 tackles with 10 PDs & 3 FFs last year. S RODNEY MC LEOD makes Phi. debut. Had career-high 81 tackles with 3 FFs last season with Rams.

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