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10 Eagles stats that have nothing to do with Carson Wentz

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After last week's 10 Carson Wentz Stats that Will Make you Sick, I thought it wouldn't be fair to hit you guys with anymore depressing Carson Wentz stats for the time being.

So this week we have 10 Eagles Stats that Have Nothing to do with Carson Wentz!

Which may still be depressing. But not quite as much.

Metcalf making history

D.K. Metcalf is the first player ever with back-to-back 160-yard receiving games against the Eagles and only the second with two in his career. T.O. had a 166-yard game against the Eagles for the 49ers in 2002 and a 174-yard game for the Cowboys in 2007.

Waiting on a pick

The Eagles have now gone four straight games without an interception, the third-longest streak in franchise history. They had an eight-game streak in 2012 and a six-game streak in 1976. With three INTs all year, they’re on pace for four this year. That would equal the third-lowest in NFL history, ahead of only the 2018 49ers (two) and 1982 Oilers (three). 

We just invented a stat

It's called Interception Differential, and the Eagles' is not good. The Eagles are on pace to throw 21 interceptions and intercept four passes. That minus-17 interception differential would be the second-largest in NFL history. Those 2018 49ers threw 20 and had two. No team in NFL history has ever thrown more than 20 INTs and picked off five or fewer passes. 

It's always Seattle

Eagles running backs netted just 28 rushing yards Monday night, and their wide receivers had 46 yards. It was the first time the Eagles got less than 50 combined yards from both their running backs and wide receivers since another game at the Linc against the Seahawks. In 2005, the night the Eagles retired Reggie White’s number, the backs were 21-for-46 and the receivers 5-for-41 in a 42-0 loss. 


Rushing to judgment

Chris Carson’s 2nd-quarter touchdown was the 16th rushing touchdown the Eagles have allowed this year. That’s the most rushing TDs they’ve allowed through 11 games since they allowed 17 in 1973, and with five games left it’s the most rushing TDs they’ve allowed in any entire season since 1998 and the 10th-most in franchise history.

S ... l ... o ... w starts

The Eagles scored three 1st-half points against the Giants, none against the Browns and six against the Seahawks. This is the first time in 14 years they’ve gone three straight first halves without scoring more than six points. It last happened in 2006 in losses to the Saints, Buccaneers and Jaguars.

Will anybody get to 700?

With five games left, the Eagles don’t have a player on pace to reach 700 receiving yards. The last time they didn’t have a player with 700 receiving yards was 2003.

Good ol' Jason Croom

With Richard Rodgers, Dallas Goedert, Zach Ertz and Jason Croom all catching at least one touchdown pass, this is the first year in Eagles history four different tight ends have caught a touchdown in the same season.

Chasing Gesicki

At 14.4, Rodgers has the highest yards-per-catch of all NFC tight ends with at least 20 catches. He trails only Mike Gesicki of the Dolphins, who is averaging 15.0 yards per catch.

Exciting 3-way tie

With five games to go, the Eagles don’t have anybody with more than one interception. Rodney McLeod, Jalen Mills and Alex Singleton have one apiece. The Eagles have never had a season where nobody had at least two interceptions.

Boston Scott isn't bad

With 20 more receiving yards, Boston Scott will become only the fourth running back in franchise history 200 yards rushing and 200 yards receiving in each of his first two seasons. Billy Ray Barnes did it in 1957 and 1958, Ted Dean in 1960 and 1961 and LeSean McCoy in 2009 and 2010.

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