Philadelphia Eagles Over Washington Redskins News and Notes

The Philadelphia Eagles stopped the bleeding today when they picked up their second win of the season and the first since the opener. LeSean McCoy and Michael Vick kept the offense going while the defense held the streaking Redskins from coming back in the fourth quarter. The win opens up the NFC East which has seen some change with the Giants picking up their own win over the Buffalo Bills today. 

Kurt Coleman is the third player in team history to record three interceptions in a single game. He is the first Eagle since Joe Scarpati on 10/23/66. 

Running Back LeSean McCoy scored his eighth touchdown of the season. He also rushed for 126 yards on 28 attempts. It was McCoy's third 100+ yard game of the season and sixth of his career. He has scored a touchdown in every game of this season. 

Jeremy Maclin caught 5 passes for 101 yards today. It was his sixth career 100+ yard game. 

Tight End Brent Celek scored his first touchdown of the season. He also contributed 42 yards receiving. 

The Philadelphia defense picked up two sacks in the game. Defensive Tackle Mike Petterson picked up his first sack of the year and 14th of his career. Defensive End Darryl Tapp had his second sack of the season. The defense also limited the Redskins to 42 total rushing yards and and allowed them to convert on only one third down attempt. 

Michael Vick threw for 237 yards and a touchdown while also contributing 54 yards on the ground. He now has 5,000 total rushing yards and is the first quarterback to break the 5k mark in NFL history. 

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