McCoy a Bright Spot For Birds
Shady’s Scores … RB LeSean McCoy compiled 133 yards (84 rushing, 39 receiving) and scored two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving). It was McCoy’s sixth-career multi-touchdown game … He currently leads the NFL with a career-high 1,134 rushing yards and 15 total touchdowns. His rushing total ranks 10th all time in Eagles history, and his touchdowns are second behind Steve Van Buren’s 18 in 1945. His 12 rushing touchdowns place him fourth. With 23 career rushing scores, McCoy moved past Duce Staley (22) and into eighth place in franchise annals … McCoy has scored a touchdown in 11 of 12 games this season and had 100 or more yards of total offense in nine. He has had a 20-plus yard rush in each of the last eight games, which is the longest streak by an Eagle since 1970.
QB Hunters … DE Jason Babin notched his 11th and 12th sacks of the season. He has had at least 12 sacks in back-to-back years, joining DeMarcus Ware as the only two players to do so. It was Babin’s fourth multi-sack game of the season and the 10th of his career … DE Trent Cole picked up his sixth sack of the season.
Offensive Quick Hits … WR Riley Cooper tallied a career-high 94 receiving yards. In his three starts this season, Cooper has amassed 13 catches for 240 yards and a touchdown, including at least 70 yards in each game … The offense engineered a 17-play, season-long 10:13 touchdown drive … The Eagles have had at least 20 first downs in 10 of 12 games this season.
(From Eagles Press Release)