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EAGLES NOTES AFTER LOSS TO CHIEFS


Eagles J.J. Arcega-Whiteside forces a fumble by Bryon Pringle on specials teams in the first quarter of the Eagles 42-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Photo by Andy Lewis

HURTS THROWS FOR CAREER-HIGH 387 YARDS

  • Jalen Hurts completed 32-of-48 (66.7%) attempts for 387 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INTs and a 105.1 passer rating. In total, he combined for 434 yards of total offense (including 47 rushing yards on 8 attempts). His 32 completions and 387 passing yards were both career highs.

    • Hurts’ 387 passing yards were the most by an Eagles QB since Nick Foles on 12/13/18 vs. Houston (471 yards). Additionally, it was the most passing yards by an Eagles QB without an INT since Foles on 11/3/13 at Oakland (406 yards).

    • Hurts completed 8 passes of 16+ yards, including 4 passes of 20+ yards (game-high 37-yard completion to DeVonta Smith in the second quarter). He completed 3+ passes to six different receivers as well as 5+ passes to four different receivers.


    • SMITH PRODUCES FIRST CAREER 100+ YARD GAME

  • DeVonta Smith finished the game with a career-high 122 yards on 7 receptions.

    • Smith’s 122 yards are the 9th-most in rookie franchise history (most by an Eagles rookie since Jordan Matthews on 11/10/14 vs. Carolina (138 yards). He also became the first Eagles rookie to produce 100+ receiving yards within their first 4 career games since Jeremy Maclinon 10/11/09 vs. Tampa Bay (142 yards in 4th game).

    • Smith now leads the Eagles with 237 receiving yards, which are the most by an Eagle in their first 4 career games since DeSean Jacksonin 2008 (327 yards).

HARGRAVE REGISTERS 5TH SACK OF SEASON

  • Javon Hargrave totaled his team-high 5th sack of the year when he brought down Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes on the first play of the third quarter. He is the first NFL DT to record 5.0+ sacks in the first 4 games of the season since Geno Atkins in 2012 (5.0 sacks).

    • Hargrave is the first Eagle to register 5.0+ sacks through 4 games since Jason Babin during the 2011 campaign (7.0 sacks). He is also the first Eagles DT to record a sack in 3 of the first 4 games of the season since Fletcher Cox in 2016 (3 games).


Eagles rookie running back Kenneth Gainwell scores on a seven-yard run in the fourth quarter during the Eagles 42-30 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Photo by Andy Lewis

GAINWELL TOTALS CAREER HIGH IN SCRIMMAGE YARDS

  • Kenneth Gainwell combined for a career-high 89 scrimmage yards after rushing 3 times for 31 yards and 1 TD and catching 6 passes for a career-high 58 yards.

    • Gainwell’s 58 receiving yards are the most by an Eagles RB since Boston Scott on 12/29/19 at N.Y. Giants (84 yards), as well as the most by an Eagles rookie RB since Miles Sanders on 12/22/19 vs. Dallas (77 yards).

ELLIOTT IN THE RECORD BOOKS

  • Jake Elliott converted 3-of-3 FG attempts from 29, 25 and 31 yards, and added another 3 points on extra-point attempts to combine for 12 points, which ties for the 3rd-highest single-game total in his career (most since a 12-point effort on 12/16/18 at L.A. Rams).

    • Elliott (93 career FGs) surpassed Paul McFadden (91, 1984-87) for the 2nd-most FGs in franchise history, trailing only David Akers (294, 1999-2010). He also moved past Tony Franklin (412, 1979-83) and Brian Westbrook (410, 2002-09) into sole possession of 6th place on the Eagles’ all-time scoring list with 419 career points.

MORE FROM THE GAME

  • Today marked the first time the Eagles did not record a punt since 11/15/81 vs. Baltimore.

  • Philadelphia produced 461 total net yards (highest single-game total since recording 477 yards on 12/27/20 at Dallas). The Eagles also registered 30 first downs (including 19 passing first downs), which was their most in a single game since 10/11/15 vs. New Orleans (34).

    • Philadelphia totaled 158 yards during the first quarter – the team’s most in an opening frame since a 168-yard output in the first quarter on 1/3/16 at N.Y. Giants.

  • Dallas Goedert (5 receptions for 56 yards, including a 3-yard TD) and Greg Ward (15-yard TD) each caught TD passes from Jalen Hurts during today’s contest.

    • Goedert has logged 50+ receiving yards in back-to-back games and is tied with Ward for the team lead in receiving TDs (2) this season. Ward has registered TD receptions in back-to-back games for the first time in his career as well.

  • Eric Wilson intercepted Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes in third quarter, marking his first INT since picking off Lions QB Matthew Stafford on 11/8/20 vs. Detroit with Minnesota.

  • Jason Kelce started his 109th consecutive regular-season game, which is the longest active streak among NFL centers (longest by any Eagles center since the 1970 merger). Kelce’s 109-game streak is the longest by any NFL center since Chris Myers from 2007-14 (123 games).

* Notes courtesy of Philadelphia Eagles.







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