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none of us should sit around and stew from this past week. there's a reason its called a rivalry and lets get it going skins fans. mourning is over, the division is up for grabs. give me your best shot, lol. tr1, i know u want to. go eagles.

# Philadelphia maintains its rank as the league's No. 1-ranked passing attack averaging 295.7 yards per game. The ground attack, meanwhile, is ranked last. The two combined give the Eagles the league's eighth-best offense.

It will be tough to pass against Washington this Sunday night, the Redskins rank first in the league in pass defense.

# The Eagles' defense ranks sixth in the league in third down efficiency. Meanwhile, the Eagles rank 25th in third down efficiency.

# The Eagles rank 31st in punt returns, but their coverage unit ranks fourth in punt return yardage allowed.

# The Eagles are sixth in the NFC with a +2 differential in take-aways/give-aways. Washington is tied for dead last in the league with a -9 turnover margin.

# The Eagles rank fifth in the league in red zone offense. They have scored a touchdown 63.6 percent of the time and only three times the Eagles have come away with no points. The Eagles defense is 26th in red zone defense, allowing a touchdown 57.7 percent of the time.

# QB Donovan McNabb has attempted the most passes of anyone in the league -- 288.

# The Eagles are averaging 5.61 yards per play on first down.

# Following kickoffs, Eagles opponents are - on average - starting at their own 31.9-yard line. The league average is the 26.9-yard line

# The 91-yard touchdown pass from Donovan McNabb to Terrell Owens was the longest play for both players' careers. It tied for the fifth-longest pass in Eagles history. It was also the longest pass of this season to date.

# Terrell Owens is third in the NFL with 47 receptions. Brian Westbrook leads all running backs with 39 receptions. L.J. Smith is fourth among all tight ends with 35 receptions. T.O. has four 100-yard receiving games and McNabb has three 300-yard passing games.

# Jose Cortez is tied for eighth in the NFL in touchbacks on kickoffs with six.

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