4:15 PM ET, October 3, 2010
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
Michael Vick exits with rib, chest injuries as Donovan McNabb leaves Philly a winner
PHILADELPHIA -- That hardly looked like Donovan McNabb taking snaps at the Linc, and it had nothing to do with his burgundy and gold jersey.McNabb threw for 125 yards and one touchdown, leading the Washington Redskins to a 17-12 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in his first game against his former team.Michael Vick was forced out in the first quarter with chest and rib injuries in his first start in front of the hometown crowd. Kevin Kolb, who was supposed to be McNabb's successor all along, replaced Vick after losing his starting job because he got hurt in Week 1.
McNabb Reaches Old Lows
Donovan McNabb only threw 19 passes and finished with his lowest completion total and lowest passer rating in his last 23 games.
|Pass Comp||8||Nov. 2008 at BAL|
|Pass Att||19||Sept. 2009 at CAR|
|Passer rtg||60.2||Nov. 2008 at BAL|
Vick was 5 of 7 for 49 yards and ran three times for 17 yards. ... McCoy had 12 catches for 110 yards. He also ran for 64 yards. ... The Redskins haven't started 2-0 in the division since 1995.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.3||5.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||12:08||Ryan Torain 12 Yard Run (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 39 yds, 1:09
|TD||4:53||Chris Cooley 31 Yard Pass From Donovan Mcnabb (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 78 yds, 4:25
|FG||15:00||David Akers 49 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 43 yds, 4:52
|FG||9:17||Graham Gano 26 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 72 yds, 5:44
|FG||0:23||David Akers 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 16 plays, 69 yds, 8:52
|TD||4:14||Brent Celek 5 Yard Pass From Kevin Kolb (Kevin Kolb Pass to Jason Avant For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 65 yds, 3:31
While Philadelphia had been the best team in football at blitzing a member of the secondary in the first three weeks of the season, Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb had some success throwing against the Eagles blitz, including a couple big plays in the face of extra pressure from Philly defensive backs.[+]
Eagles Pass Defense When Blitzing from Secondary
The Redskins committed to the run Sunday, going for a season-high 35 attempts. But it didn't translate to an ability to convert on play-action, where Donovan McNabb was just 2-8 for 11 yards with an interception on play-action passes.
In the second half against the Eagles, Donovan McNabb's rush yards per attempt (12.7) were higher than his passer rating (1.7).
In the second half, Donovan McNabb's rush yards per attempt (12.7) were higher than his passer rating (1.7).
The Redskins committed to the run Sunday, going for a season-high 35 attempts. But it didn't translate to an ability to convert on play-action, where McNabb was just 2-8 for 11 yards with an interception on play-action passes.
Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb didn't take many chances against the Redskins on Sunday, keeping the majority of his throws short and limiting the room for mistakes. The results of his infrequent attempts downfield justified the plan to keep things short, and running back LeSean McCoy set career highs in targets (14), catches (12) and receiving yards (110).[+]
Kevin Kolb Passing by Distance Thrown - Sunday vs Redskins
Kevin Kolb struggled against a known weakness of the Redskins on Sunday. Entering the game, Washington's secondary ranked 24th in the NFL in passer rating against as well as 27th in completion percentage allowed. Kolb was not able to exploit the sidelines after entering the game for the injured Michael Vick.[+]
Redskins Defense vs Passes Thrown Outside The Numbers - 2010 Season
While Philadelphia had been the best team in football at blitzing a member of the secondary in Weeks 1-3, Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb had some success throwing against the Eagles blitz, including a couple big plays in the face of extra pressure from Philly defensive backs.[+]
Eagles Pass Defense When Blitzing from Secondary - 2010 Season
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