NOTES FOLLOWING EAGLES WIN OVER WASHINGTON
EAGLES RECORD IMPROVES TO 5-2 SINCE WEEK 8, TOTALS 519 YARDS IN HOME VICTORY
Philadelphia has produced a 5-2 record (.714 winning percentage) since Week 8 at Detroit, including 4 of the last 5 contests.
The last time the Eagles posted 5+ wins over a 7-game stretch in the regular season was during the final stretch of the 2018 campaign (also 5-2).
Philadelphia’s 519 total yards were its most in a single game since 12/23/18 vs. Houston (also 519).
The Eagles registered 200+ net passing yards (281) and 200+ net rushing yards (238) in a single game for the first time since 10/1/17 at L.A. Chargers (240 passing, 214 rushing).
Philadelphia outgained Washington in total yardage by a 519-237 margin in tonight’s victory. That is the largest total yards margin by the Eagles since 9/7/08 vs. St. Louis (356).
Philadelphia’s 7.4 yards per play were its highest mark since 12/22/13 vs. Chicago (8.2).
The Eagles are the first NFL team to record 175+ rushing yards in 7 consecutive games (franchise record) since the 1985 Chicago Bears (also 7). Philadelphia’s 5 games with 200+ rushing yards this season are tied for the 3rd-most in team history, trailing only 1949 (8) and 1950 (6).
The Eagles’ 238 rushing yards are the 2nd-highest total of the Nick Sirianni era, behind a 242-yard performance in Philadelphia’s last home game vs. New Orleans in Week 11.
The Eagles’ defense has allowed 18-or-fewer points in 3 consecutive games for the first time since 10/27/19-11/24/19 (4). Philadelphia limited Washington to 5-or-fewer plays on 8 of 11 drives.
HURTS COMBINES FOR 334 YARDS, RECORDS 5TH CAREER GAME WITH 3+ TDs
Jalen Hurts completed 20-of-26 (76.9%) attempts for 296 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT and a 110.4 passer rating while adding 38 yards (4.8 avg.) and 2 TDs on 8 rushing attempts. He produced his fifth career game with 3+ TDs as well as his fourth career contest with multiple rushing TDs.
Hurts has produced team highs in rushing yards (733) and rushing TDs (10) this year. He is the third QB in NFL history to rush for 700+ yards and 10+ TDs in a season, joining Kyler Murray in 2020 (819 yards, 11 TDs) and Cam Newton in 2011 (706 yards, 14 TDs).
Hurts now owns the single-season franchise record for rushing TDs by a QB (10) after surpassing Michael Vick during the 2010 campaign (9).
GOEDERT POSTS CAREER-HIGH 135 YARDS ON 7 RECEPTIONS (19.3 AVG.)
Dallas Goedert caught a team-leading 7 passes for a career-high 135 yards (19.3 avg.). Goedert’s 135 yards are the most by an Eagles TE since Zach Ertz on 11/11/18 vs. Dallas (145). He is the first Eagle with 100+ yards in back-to-back games since Ertz from 9/30/18-10/7/18.
For the season, Goedert has registered a career-high 731 receiving yards.
SANDERS RECORDS CAREER-HIGH 131 RUSHING YARDS (7.3 AVG.)
Miles Sanders finished with a career-high 131 rushing yards on 18 attempts (7.3 avg.).
Sanders’ 131 rushing yards are the most by an Eagle since LeGarrette Blount’s 136-yard performance on 10/1/17 at L.A. Chargers. He also became the first Eagle to post 100+ rushing yards in consecutive games since LeSean McCoy from 11/23/14-11/27/14.
ELLIOTT JOINS EAGLES’ 500-POINT CLUB, EXTENDS FG STREAK
Jake Elliott connected on 2-of-2 FGs and 3-of-3 PATs in tonight’s victory.
Elliott has converted 41 consecutive kicks (FGs and PATs) dating back to Week 8. Overall, he has made 17 straight FGs, which is tied for the 4th-longest streak in Eagles history, trailing only Alex Henery (22 in 2012), himself (20 in 2018-19) and Caleb Sturgis (18 in 2016).
In addition, Elliott became just the third player in franchise history to reach 500 career points (503), joining David Akers (1,323, 1999-2010) and Bobby Walston (881, 1951-62). Doing so in 77 games, Elliott became the fastest player in Eagles history to accumulate 500 career points.
GREG WARD a.k.a. “MR. DECEMBER”
Greg Ward sealed the 27-17 victory with a game-clinching, 19-yard TD reception in the fourth quarter. The score marked his 5th career TD in the month of December, which includes 3 TDs over a three-game stretch during the final month of the 2020 season as well as a game-winning TD at Washington to keep the team’s playoffs hopes alive during the 2019 campaign. Overall, Ward has totaled 35 receptions for 361 yards (10.3 avg.) and 5 TDs in 11 career December contests.
MORE FROM THE GAME
Jason Kelce appeared in his 156th career game, tying Jerry Sisemore (1973-84) for the 4th-most by an OL in Eagles history. He also started in his 119th consecutive regular-season game, which is the longest active streak among NFL centers and longest since Chris Myers from 2007-14 (123).
Fletcher Cox produced a season-high 1.5 sacks against Washington QB Garrett Gilbert.
Jalen Reagor finished with a career-high 57 yards on 3 receptions (19.0 avg.).
Jordan Howard added 69 yards on 15 attempts (4.6 avg.) in his return.
Notes courtesy of Philadelphia Eagles Media Relations Department.