By Paul Domowitch

Daily News

SCORING
--Eagles are 2nd in the league in scoring with 374 points (28.8 points per game). They are on pace to break the franchise record for points in a season, which was set last year (429 points, 26.8 per game)
--Eagles have scored 97 points in the first quarter in their 9 wins and just 6 points in the first quarter in their 4 losses.
--Eagles are averaging 16.6 points in the first half of games and 12.1 in the second half.
--Eagles have scored 27 or more points 7 times this season. They are 7-0 in those games.

First Possession Scoring
--The Eagles have scored on their first possession in 7 of their 13 games this season. Their first-possession numbers through 13 games: 71 plays, 575 yards, 8.1 yards per play, 21 first downs, 7 TDs. They lead the league in first-possession scoring with 49 points.
First and Second Possession Scoring
--26 possesions, 139 plays, 1051 yards, 7.6 yards per play, 47 first downs, 12 TDs, 4 FGs.

SCORING DRIVES
TD Scoring TD drives/ TD drives/
Drives drives 4 plays or less 7 plays or more
2010 39 68 10 19
2009 (13) 35 58 18 12

EAGLES OFFENSIVE FORMATIONS VS. COWBOYS
Total offensive plays: 55
3 WR, 1 RB, 1 TE
16 plays
Rush: 7-26
Pass: 7-9=107, 1 td, 1 int

2 WR, 2 RB, 1 TE
10 plays
Rush: 2-58
Pass: 2-7=43, 1 sack

2 WR, 1 RB, 2 TE
15 plays
Rush: 11-89
Pass: 3-4=93

1 WR, 2 RB, 2 TE
3 plays
Rush: 3-(-)3


3 WR, 2 RB, 0 TE
2 plays
Rush: 1-2
Pass: 1-1=2

3 WR, 0 RB, 2 TE
2 plays
Rush 1-1
Pass 0-1=0

4 WR, 1 RB, 0 TE
4 plays
Rush: 1-(-)3
Pass: 1-2=11

4 WR, 0 RB, 1 TE
2 plays
Rush: 1-1, 1 td
Pass: 1-2=6, 1 sack

5 WR, 0 RB, 0 RB
1 play
Rush: 0-0
Pass: 1-1=12

0 WR, 2 RB, 2 TE
1 play
Rush: 0-0
Pass: 1-1=2, 1 td

RUSHING
357-1899-16
Rank: 5th in rushing yds. p/game (146.0)
1st in yards per carry (5.3)
--Eagles have rushed for 105 or more yards in 12 of 13 games. In the last 6 games, they've rushed for 994 yards (165.7 per game) and have averaged 5.7 yards per carry.
--LeSean McCoy already has 29 more carries (184) and 59 more touches (254) than he had last season.
--McCoy had 5 runs of 10 yards or more against the Cowboys. That's just 2 less than he had in his previous 111 rushing attempts.
--Michael Vick has 82 rushing attempts. He's had 100 or more rushing attempts in a season 4 times, including a career-high 123 in 2006 with Atlanta.
--Vick has been held to 142 rushing yards on 38 carries (3.7 yards per carry) in the last 4 games. He had 341 yards on 44 carries (7.7) in his previous 6 games.
--Vick has 7 rushing TDs and needs just 1 more to tie his career-high (2002).
McCoy by the numbers:
By quarter
--1st quarter: 40-210 (5.3)
--2nd quarter: 46-189 (4.1)
--3rd quarter: 47-252 (5.4)
--4th quarter: 51-321 (6.3)
By down
--1st down: 93-517 (5.6)
--2nd down: 74-336 (4.5)
--3rd down: 15-66 (4.4)
--4th down: 2-53 (26.5)

PASSING
Vick: 187-294 (63.6%)=2,513 (8.5 YPA), 17 TDs, 4 INTs, 104.3 passer rating
--Vick league rankings: 2nd in passer rating, T-1st in interceptions, 3rd in interception percentage (1.47), 2nd in yards per attempt, 3rd in third-down passer rating (111.1), 3rd in 4th quarter passer rating (109.4), 5th in TD percentage (5.8), 10th in completion percentage.
--Vick's previous career-high passer rating was 81.6 in '02. His highest previous completion percentage was 56.4 in '04. He is on pace to notch his first 3,000-yard passing season.
--Vick has three 300-yard passing performances in the last 5 games. In his previous 71 NFL starts, he had 2.
--Vick has 5 games this season in which he's had a 100-plus passer rating. In his previous 7 NFL seasons, he had just 15 when he threw at least 10 passes.

RECEIVING
--19 of DeSean Jackson's 42 receptions have gained 20 or more yards. He's got 8 catches of 40-plus yards.
--Eagles receivers have 52 receptions of 20 yards or more, including 13 of 40 yards or more. Jackson has 19, Maclin 11, Jason Avant 7, Brent Celek 6, LeSean McCoy 5, Riley Cooper 3 and Clay Harbor 1.

Eagles Receiving Breakdown
Targeted Rec. 1st downs
Maclin 95 57 38
McCoy 79 70 30
Jackson 76 42 30
Celek 65 30 17
Avant 61 45 26
Schmitt 23 18 9
Cooper 14 6 5
Hall 10 5 1
Harbor 4 3 0
Mills 3 2 0
Bell 3 1 0
Harrison 2 2 1
Buckley 1 1 0
McGlynn 1 1 0
Herremans 1 1 0
--McCoy is 9th in the NFL in receptions and leads all NFL running backs in receptions and receiving yards (538). He is 5th in the league in yards from scrimmage (1510).
--TE Brent Celek, who led the team in receptions last year with 76, hasn't had a catch in 3 of the last 5 games and has just 30 catches. He's been targeted 65 times in the first 13 games. Through 13 games last year, he was targeted 92 times and had 61 receptions

THIRD DOWN OFFENSE
73-176 (41.5%) – 9th
--3rd and 2 or less (season):25-35 (71.4)
2009: 26-99 (61.9)
--3rd and 7 or more (season): 28-89 (31.5)
2009:26-99 (26.3)
Third Down Pct. In Andy Reid era:
2009: 36.2
2008: 41.3
2007: 42.4
2006: 42.1
2005: 32.7
2004: 36.9
2003: 36.3
2002: 39.0
2001: 30.9
2000: 40.2
1999: 31.1

RED ZONE OFFENSE
25-49 (51.0) – 16TH
--last 2 games: 6-10
--8 games before that: 12-31
--Vick completed 10 of 16 passes for 3 TDs in the red zone in the last 2 games. In the previous 5 games, he had completed 22 of 44 (5 TDs, 1 INT, 1 sack) inside the 20.
--Goal to go: 20-32.

SACKS ALLOWED (35)
--have allowed just 16 sacks in the last 8 games after giving up 19 in the first 5.
--Eagles are 24th in sacks allowed per pass play.

SCORING DEFENSE
--Eagles are 20th in the league in points allowed (308, 23.7 per game)
--Eagles have held just 4 of 12 opponents to 17 points or less. A season-by-season breakdown of how many times they've held opponents to 17 points or less in the Andy Reid era:
2009:9
2008:10
2007: 8
2006: 7
2005: 6
2004: 11
2003: 10
2002: 11
2001: 12
2000: 11
1999: 5

RUN DEFENSE
327-1346-10 (103.5 yds. p/game, 4.1 yds. p/carry)
First 4 games: 126-555-4 (4.4)
Last 9 games: 201-791-6 (3.9)
Runs of 10 yards or more (season): 39
--first 4 games:22
--last 8 games:17
Rushing first downs: 71
--first 4 games: 33
--last 8 games: 38

Run defense by quarter
First 4 games:
--Q1: 33-201 (6.1)
--Q2:28-101 (3.6)
--Q3: 31-123 (4.0)
--Q4: 34-130 (3.9)
Last 9 games:
--Q1: 56-235 (4.2)
--Q2: 51-198 (3.9)
--Q3: 54-188 (3.5)
--Q4: 40-174 (4.3)

Run defense by down
First 4 games:
--1st down: 66-253 (3.8)
--2nd down: 45-241 (5.4)
--3rd down: 13-58 (4.5)
--4th down: 2-3 (1.5)
Last 9 games:
--1st down: 106-356 (3.3)
--2nd down: 71-329 (4.6)
--3rd down: 22-80 (3.8)
--4th down: 2-26 (13.0)

PASS DEFENSE
258-444 (58.1) 3150 (7.1 YPA), 26 TDs, 21 INTs, 78.9 opponent passer rating
--4 games without Asante Samuel this season: 85-131 (64.9%)=1134 (8.6 ypa), 11 tds, 5 ints, 104.3 opponent passer rating.
--9 games with Samuel: 173-313 (55.3%)=2016 (6.4 ypa), 15 tds, 16 ints, 68.3 opponent passer rating.
--Eagles have given up 21 TD passes in the last 9 games.
--Eagles are on pace to give up 32 TD passes, which would be the most in franchise history. Current record is 29 (1987 and 1967).
--Eagles lead the league in interceptions with 22. They've had at least 1 interception in 12 of 13 games. The most interceptions in a season in the Andy Reid era is 28 in 1999. The most in franchise history is 33 in 1944.

3rd Down Pass Defense
--60-118=658, 7 TDs, 11 INTs, 10 sacks, 48.6 passer rating
--Last 8 games: 31-61=323, 3 TDs, 7 INTs, 43.3 passer rating.
--Eagles havet given up just 1third-down TD pass in the last 5 games.
--Just 10 of Eagles' 33 sacks have come on third down.
Third down pass defense game-by-game:
--v. DAL: 5-10=33, 1 TD, 1 INT
--v. HOU: 6-9=92, 0 TD, 0 INT
--v. CHI: 3-6=22, 0 TD, 0 INT, 3 sacks
--v. NYG: 4-9=43, 0 TD, 0 INT
--v. WASH: 1-7=9, 0 TD, 3 INT, 1 sack
--v. IND: 3-9=23, 1 TD, 1 INT
--v. TENN: 4-7=52, 1 TD, 1 INT, 1 sack
--v. ATL: 5-10=49, 0 TD, 1 INT, 1 sack
--v. SF: 7-9=99, 1 TD, 0 INT
--v. WASH: 3-6=52, 1 TD, 0 INT, 1 sack
--v. JAX: 6-13=40, 0 TD, 1 INT, 3 sacks
--v. DET: 5-12=122, 1 TD, 1 INT
--v. GB: 6-11=55, 1 TD, 2 INTs

Opposing TE Update: 65-757-9
--Opp. TEs in '09: 102-1079-10

Third Down Defense
61-163 (37.4%) – 14th
--3rd and 2 or less (season):19-27 (70.4)
2009: 22-42 (52.4)
--3rd and 7 or more (season): 23-90 (25.5)
2009: 29-121 (24.0)

Red Zone Defense: 28-36 (77.8) – 32nd
--last 6 games: 16-20
--Opponents have completed 31 of 48 passes and thrown 19 TD passes in the red zone v. Eagles this season. In the last 4 games, opposing QBs are 12-for-19 with 10 TDs.
--Goal to go: 20-24 (2009: 16-27)

Red zone defense during Andy Reid era:
2010: 26-33 (78.8) – 32nd
2009: 29-51 (56.9) – 26th
2008: 19-36 (52.8) – 15th
2007: 20-55 (36.4) – 1st
2006: 21-43 (48.8) – 12th
2005: 29-52 (55.8) – 26th
2004: 22-46 (47.8) – 7th
2003: 20-43 (46.5) – 11th
2002: 16-38 (42.1) – 5th
2001: 14-46 (30.4) – 1st
2000: 14-40 (35.0) – 5th
1999: 27-65 (41.5) – 5th

SACKS (33)
--Eagles have had more than 3 sacks in a game just twice this season – v. Jacksonville in Week 3 (7) and v. Chicago in Week 12 (4).
--Eagles are 9th in the league in sacks per pass play.
--Twenty-seven of the Eagles' 33 sacks have been by defensive linemen.
--Trent Cole leads the team in sacks with 9, but has been shut out in 4 of the last 5 games.

PENALTIES (108-969)
--v. DAL (6-59), v. HOU (11-85), v. CHI (3-19), v. NYG (10-119), v. WASH (6-35), v. IND (14-125), v. TEN (10-100), v. ATL (9-78), v. SF (5-30), v. WAS (8-80), v. JAX (7-84), v. DET (9-95), v. GB (10-80).
--Offensive line has been flagged for 13 holding penalties. The breakdown: Jason Peters (3), Winston Justice (3), Todd Herremans (2), Max Jean-Gilles (2), King Dunlap (2), Reggie Wells (1). Herremans also has two 15-yard penalties for clipping and a chop-block. Dunlap also has a 15-yard penalty for grabbing the facemask.
--False starts by offensive line (10): Nick Cole (3), Peters (3), McGlynn (2), Justice (1), Herremans (1).
--Offsides/neutral zone penalties by defense (16): Trent Cole (5), Stewart Bradley (3), Juqua Parker (2), Antonio Dixon (1), Trevor Laws(2), Ellis Hobbs (1), Brodrick Bunkley (1), Antwan Barnes (1).

SPECIAL TEAMS
--David Akers is third in the league in touchbacks on kickoffs. He's got 22 in 83 kickoffs, including 14 in the last 8 games.
--Akers has converted 23 of his last 24 FG attempts. The one miss was blocked.
--18 of Sav Rocca's 55 punts have traveled 53 yards or more.
--Rocca has just 2 touchbacks in 55 attempts. That's the third fewest in the league.
--Punt coverage: In the last 6 games, just 7 of Rocca's 20 punts have been returned for a total of 15 yards (2.1 yards per return).

KEY OPPONENT STATS
--In the last 3 games, the Giants have rushed for 545 yards on 90 carries. That's 181.7 yards per game and 6.0 yards per carry. In their first 10 games, they averaged 138.6 yards per game and 4.5 yards per carry.
--Brandon Jacobs has rushed for 219 yards and 3 touchdowns on just 22 carries in the last 2 games. That's 9.9 yards per carry.
--The Giants lead the league in giveaways. They've turned the ball over 33 times (19 interceptions, 14 fumbles). QB Eli Manning has 24 of those 33 giveaways. He's got all 19 interceptions and has lost 5 of 7 fumbles. Last year, he fumbled 13 times, losing 8.
--Running back Ahmad Bradshaw has fumbled 6 times and has lost 5.
--The Giants lead the league in takeaways with 31 (14 interceptions, 17 fumbles). Defensive ends Osi Umenyiora and Justin Tuck have combined for 18 ½ QB sacks and 10 force fumbles.
--Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has been targeted 35 times in the last 3 games. He's got 20 receptions in those 3 games.

MISCELLANEOUS
--The Eagles are 52-2 under Andy Reid when they have scored 30 points or more, including 5-0 this season.
--Eagles are 53-13, including 7-0 this season, when they score on their first possession. They are 73-17 when they score first.
--Eagles have won the last 5 meetings with the Giants. Four of those 5 have been by double-digits.
--Andy Reid is 12-11 against the Giants, 6-5 on the road.
--Eagles are 81-18-1 when they hold an opponent to 17 points or less.