Eagles-Bucs Leftover Stat Nuggets

More than enough numbers left over from Eagles 23, Buccaneers 21:

♦ Monday is Day No. 5,083 of the Andy Reid era.

♦ The first six quarterbacks to face the Eagles defense with Todd Bowles as coordinator totaled 36 incompletions (116-152). The Bucs’ Josh Freeman had 20 incompletions Sunday.

♦ With Tommy Brasher standing on the sideline (1985, 1999-05, Sunday), the Eagles are 78-51.

♦ According to Elias, the Eagles hadn't won a game they were trailing on a last-second touchdown since at least 1970.

♦ The Eagles have committed just three penalties for 18 yards over the last two games.

♦ Through the first 11 plays of the game, the Eagles and Buccaneers had combined for a total of minus-13 yards.

♦ The two teams had combined for 10 punts through the first 19:46, a full-game pace of 30. The NFL record is 31.

♦ Opposing teams have fumbled 18 times against the Eagles this season. The Birds have recovered just three of them.

♦ Eagles are now 5-24 since 1940 when rushing for less than 30 yards.

♦ Foles finished with more passing yards (381) than the Eagles had in total net yards (367). That’s because he was sacked for more yards (43) than the Eagles gained rushing (29).

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