NFL Capsule: Eagles at Redskins

NFL Capsule: Eagles at Redskins
November 15, 2012, 3:10 pm
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Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Redskins by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 1-7-1; Washington 4-5

SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 79-70-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 24; Redskins No. 22

LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Redskins 34-10, Jan. 1

LAST WEEK - Eagles lost to Cowboys 38-23; Redskins had bye





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams feature two oft-compared mobile quarterbacks, but Philadelphia's Michael Vick isn't expected to play after suffering a concussion last week. That would give Nick Foles first NFL start, facing fellow rookie Robert Griffin III. ... Redskins have lost eight straight vs. rookie quarterbacks, longest such streak since at least 1950, according to STATS Inc. LLC. It started with a 25-22 loss to Vince Young and Tennessee Titans on Oct. 15, 2006. Washington last beat rookie QB on Dec. 24, 2005 - a 24-9 win over Ryan Fitzpatrick and St. Louis Rams. ... Foles made NFL debut in relief last week and passed for 219 yards and a touchdown. He also had an interception returned for TD and lost fumble in end zone. ... Eagles have lost five straight, longest skid since Ray Rhodes dropped his last three as coach in 1998 and successor Andy Reid his first four in 1999. ... Eagles rank eighth in offensive yardage, but 29th in points. Defense 12th in yards allowed, but team 22nd in points allowed. ... Philadelphia last in NFC with 21 giveaways and a minus-11 turnover differential. ... Eagles also last in NFC in red zone scoring, with just 12 touchdowns in 30 possessions. They've turned ball over league-leading five times in goal-to-go situations. ... Philadelphia only team in NFL not to allow a 100-yard rusher this season. ... Washington has lost three straight while scoring only four touchdowns. ... Redskins coming off bye to host Eagles for third straight year. Philadelphia won in 2010 and 2011. ... Eagles have won 10 of last 13 played at FedEx Field. ... Griffin leads NFL rookies with 65.6 completion percentage and 93.9 rating. His 529 yards rushing and six rushing TDs are tops among all NFL quarterbacks. ... Griffin and Alfred Morris (793) first QB-RB rookie tandem in NFL to each rush for 500 yards. ... Washington has more 150-yard rushing games this season (seven) than rest of the NFC East teams combined (five). ... Griffin second in league in interception percentage, with just three picks in 262 attempts. He needs one completion to pass Norm Snead's franchise rookie record of 172 in 1961. ... Washington doesn't have player in league's top 50 in receptions; Philadelphia has three (DeSean Jackson, Brent Celek, Jeremy Maclin). ... Redskins worst in league in penalties (75) and penalty yards (649).


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