Eagles Gameday: Facts and Stats

30 October 2016 Eagles News

Tonight, the Eagles take on their arch-rival the Dallas Cowboys. This game is a key matchup between two very impressive rookie quarterbacks. Here are some Eagles facts and statistics that are worth noting.


  • The Eagles defense is 5th against the pass and 14th against the run
  • Against the run, the Eagles allow around 102 yards a game
  • The Cowboys come into this game averaging 161 yards a game
  • The Eagles average 111 yards rushing a game
  • Eagles safety Rodney McLeod leads the team in tackles (43) and interceptions (3)
  • Brandon Graham and Fletcher Cox lead the Eagles in sacks with 4
  • Jordan Matthews lead the Eagles in receiving with 354 yards
  • Jordan Matthews 106.5 yards a game last year when playing the Cowboys
  • Ryan Mathews leads the Eagles in rushing averaging just 44 yards a game
  • Ryan Mathews has 67 carries for 262 yards and 3 touchdowns this season
  • On average, the Eagles score 26 points a game and rack up 322 yards a game
  • The Eagles have only let up 88 points this year, an average of 14.7 a game
  • The Eagles allow on average 307 yards a game, that is good enough to be the fifth best in that category
  • Carson Wentz comes into the game with 1324 yards and 8 touchdowns
  • With one touchdown today, Carson Wentz will break the Eagles’ franchise record for the most passing touchdowns by a rookie quarterback (9).
  • The Eagles are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings versus Dallas.

Hope some of these statistics and facts  are helpful. Here is to hoping the Eagles win! Fly Eagles Fly!