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NO ARGUING WITH SUCCESS

The Eagles seemed to know when to pass and when to hand off yesterday, executing drives of 15, 11 and nine plays among the 11 possessions before the final interception. And when it was done, their run-pass ratio essentially matched their this season's numbers. Brian Westbrook set a career high for touches in a season, with 361. In addition, he continues to take a bulk of the carries (271 of 402, 62.4 percent) and make a good share of the receptions (86 of 294, 29.2 percent).

Yesterday

Runs: 28

41%

Passes: 35

51.5%

Sacks: 3

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This season

Runs: 402

40.9%

Passes: 536

54.5%

Sacks: 45

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RUNNING DOWN WILBERT

Brian Westbrook needs 2 yards next week against Buffalo to break Wilbert Montgomery's team record for most yards from scrimmage in a season. Here's a look at Westbrook's numbers from this season and Montgomery's from 1979.

Westbrook Montgomery

14 Games 16

2,005 Total yards 2,006

271/1,291 Rushes/Yds. 338/1,512

4.8 Rush Avg. 4.5

7 Rushing TDs 9

86/714 Rec./Yds. 41-494

5 Rec. TDs 5

Westbrook passed Montgomery for most all-purpose yards in a season. He's now at 2,084, an average of 148.8. Montgomery led the NFL in '79 with 2,012 yards, an average of 143.7.

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5 MORE NUMBERS

3 Eagles had runs of 20 more more yards - Donovan McNabb (40), Brian Westbrook (21) and Correll Buckhalter (20) - the first time that has happened since 2002.

5 Wins for the Eagles in their last six road games, the only loss that 31-28 setback at New England.

13 Of 28 third-down conversions for the Eagles the last two games. Meanwhile, the Cowboys and the Saints have combined to convert 4 of 25 (16 percent).

61 Straight games that Brian Westbrook has caught a pass, the most by an active running back.

118 Rushing yards allowed by the Birds in the last two games, on 33 attempts, for a 3.6 average.

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BRICK WALL VS. PASS

The Eagles' defense has allowed just one passing touchdown in the past 3 weeks and four over the last 6 weeks. Yesterday's game marked the fourth time the Birds have yielded two rushing scores in a game. Here's a game-by-game of the rushing and passing TDs and field goals surrendered.

Gm Rush Pass FG

1 0 0 3

2 1 1 2

3 1 2 0

4 0 1 1

5 0 0 3

6 0 1 4

7 0 1 3

8 2 3 1

9 0 3 2

10 0 0 0

11 2 1 1

12 2 2 0

13 0 1 3

14 0 0 2

15 2 0 3

Totals 10 16 28

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ONLY JAWS LEFT TO PASS

Donovan McNabb now needs 1,904 more passing yards and five more passing TDs to tie Ron Jaworski for the team records in those two categories. A list of the franchise leaders in passing yards.

Player Games Att-Comp-Yds TDs

Ron Jaworski 142 3918-2088-26,963 175

Donovan McNabb 117 3691-2160-25,059 170

Randall Cunningham 122 3362-1874-22,877 150

Norm Snead 85 2236-1154-15,672 111

Tommy Thompson 88 1396-723-10,240 90

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ANOTHER MILEPOST FOR AKERS

David Akers has missed more field goals this season than he usually does, but he still has eclipsed the 100-point mark for the seventh time in his career. Have a look.

Year FG-FGA Pct. XPs Points

1999 3-6 50.0 2-2 11

2000 29-33 87.9 34-36 121

2001 26-31 83.9 37-38 115

2002 30-34 88.2 43-43 133

2003 24-29 82.8 42-42 114

2004 27-32 84.4 41-42 122

2005 16-22 72.7 23-23 71

2006 18-23 78.3 48-48 102

2007 23-31 74.2 34-34 103

Totals 196-243 80.6 306-310 894

- By Bob Cooney and Paul Vigna