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Philadelphia Eagles vs Atlanta Falcons

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM // REFEREE: SCOTT NOVAK

ON THE AIRWAVES
TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Pam Oliver (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 138 (Phi.), 83 (Atl.) | XM: 380 (Phi.), 225 (Atl.) | SXM App: 825 (Phi.), 801 (Atl.)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY
LEADER: Eagles lead all-time series, 17-14-1
STREAKS: Eagles have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/15/19: Eagles 20 at Falcons 24
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/15/19

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES LEADERS (2020 STATS) ATLANTA FALCONS
– LAST WEEK –
Nick Sirianni: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Arthur Smith: 0-0
20.9/26.1 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 24.8/25.9
334.6 OFFENSE 368.4
Jalen Hurts: 77-148-1061-6-4-77.5 PASSING Matt Ryan: 407-626-4581-26-11-93.3
Miles Sanders: 164-867-5.3-6 RUSHING Mike Davis (Car.): 165-642-3.9-6
Greg Ward: 53-419-7.9-6 RECEIVING Calvin Ridley: 90-1374-15.3-9
363.1 DEFENSE 398.4
Brandon Graham: 8 SACKS Deion Jones: 4.5
Marcus Epps, Steven Nelson (Pit.): 2 INTs Many tied: 2
-10 (19/29) TAKE/GIVE +3 (21/18)
Arryn Siposs: NFL debut in 2021 PUNTING (NET) Cameron Nizialek: NFL debut in 2021
Jake Elliott: 66 (24/26 PAT; 14/19 FG) KICKING Younghoe Koo: 144 (T1L) (33/36 PAT; 37/39 FG)

EAGLES NOTES
• QB JALEN HURTS passed for 919 yards & had 8 TDs (5 pass, 3 rush) in 4 starts as rookie in 2020. Led all rookie QBs with 354 rush yards. Aims for his 3rd start in row on road with 300+ pass yards.

• RB MILES SANDERS had 1,064 scrimmage yards (867 rush, 197 rec.) & 6 rush TDs in 2020. Since 2019, ranks 4th in NFL among RBs with 4.9 yards per carry average (min. 300 atts.). Had 75+ scrimmage yards in 6 of his 7 road games last season.

• TE ZACH ERTZ has 70+ receptions & 800+ rec. yards in 5 of his past 6 seasons. Had 8 receptions for 72 yards in last meeting. WR DEVONTA SMITH was selected in 1st round (10th overall) in 2021 NFL Draft. WR GREG WARD led team in catches (career-high 53) & rec. TDs (career-high 6) in 2020.

• DT FLETCHER COX had 6.5 sacks & 9 TFL last season. DE BRANDON GRAHAM had 8 sacks & 13 TFL in 2020. DE RYAN KERRIGAN makes Phi. debut. Ranks 5th among active players with 95.5 sacks. Kerrigan, Graham (59 sacks) & Cox (54.5) are only trio of teammates each with 50+ career sacks. LB ERIC WILSON makes Phi. debut. Set career highs in tackles (121), TFL (8) & PD (8) with Min. in 2020. Was only player last season with 100+ tackles, 3+ sacks (3) & 3+ INTs (3). CB DARIUS SLAY ranks 4th among active players with 110 career PD. Had 2 INTs in his last game vs. Atl. (9/24/17 w/ Det.). CB STEVEN NELSON makes Phi. debut. S ANTHONY HARRIS makes Phi. debut. Had career-high 104 tackles with Min. in 2020.

FALCONS NOTES

• QB MATT RYAN ranks 9th in NFL history with 55,767 passing yards & surpassed HOFer PEYTON MANNING (54,828) for most passing yards by player in his 1st 13 seasons. Has 7 career seasons with 4,500+ pass yards (4,581 in 2020), 2nd-most in NFL history. Ranks 10th-ever with 347 career TD passes. Passed for 320 yards & 3 TDs in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Phi. at home with 2+ TD passes.

• RB MIKE DAVIS makes Atl. debut. Set career highs in scrimmage yards (1,015), rush yards (642), rec. yards (373) & TDs (8) in 2020 with Car. Ranked 4th among RBs with career-best 59 receptions last season.

• WR CALVIN RIDLEY had career-high 90 receptions & tied-5th in NFL with career-high 1,374 rec. yards in 2020. Had 9 rec. TDs last season & can become 4th player in NFL history with 7+ TD catches in each of 1st 4 seasons. Had 8 catches for 105 yards & rec. TD in last meeting. WR RUSSELL GAGE had career-high 72 receptions for 786 yards & 4 rec. TDs in 2020. WR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON makes Atl. debut. Has 8 career KRTDs, tied-most ever. TE KYLE PITTS was selected in 1st round (4th overall) in 2021 NFL Draft, highest drafted TE since 1967.

• LB DEION JONES had 4th-career 100+ tackle season (106) in 2020. Is 1 of 2 players (MINKAH FITZPATRICK) with INT-TD in each of past 3 seasons. LB FOYESADE OLUOKUN had career-high 117 tackles in 2020. Was 1 of 3 players with 4+ FFs (4) & 2+ INTs (2) last season. DT GRADY JARRETT had 4 sacks in 2020.

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