NFL Capsule: Falcons at Eagles

NFL Capsule: Falcons at Eagles
October 25, 2012, 2:15 pm
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ATLANTA (6-0) At PHILADELPHIA (3-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Eagles by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Falcons 4-2; Eagles 1-4-1

SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 17-12-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 1; Eagles No. 14

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Eagles 35-31, Sept. 18, 2011

LAST WEEK - Falcons had bye; Eagles had bye

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (29), PASS (8)

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (28), PASS (12)

EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (10), PASS (13)

EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (14), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Eagles have won last six of last eight meetings and 8-2 vs. Falcons under coach Andy Reid. ... Falcons QB Matt Ryan grew up in nearby Exton and was captain of football, basketball and baseball teams at Penn Charter HS. He's 0-2 at Lincoln Financial Field. ... Ryan has 67.1 completion percentage, 13 TDs and two interceptions in past five road games. ... Falcons 27-0 when Ryan has passer rating of 100 or higher. ... RB Michael Turner had 114 yards and one TD in last game vs. Eagles. ... WR Roddy White has 26 catches for 323 yards and four TDs in last four games vs. Eagles. ... WR Julio Jones aims for sixth straight road game with TD catch. ... CB Asante Samuel had 23 interceptions in four seasons with Philadelphia. ... Eagles QB Michael Vick spent first six seasons with Atlanta after being selected first overall in 2001. ... RB LeSean McCoy had 95 yards rushing in last game vs. Falcons. Eagles 10-1 when he rushes for 100 yards. ... Eagles 13-0 after bye under Reid. ... Eagles have zero sacks in past three games. Led NFL with 50 last year. ... DE Trent Cole has three sacks in last two games vs. Falcons.

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