Playing Eagles Catchup

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Dion Lewis was the second youngest player in the NFL last season, behind only Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

If you haven't already, please check out the philly.com sports main Eagles training camp page, updated daily with many things, including a one-off Eagles BoopStat. Here are last week's:

♦ The Eagles were 5-1 vs. the NFC East last season, 1-5 against the rest of the conference.

♦ Eagles running back Dion Lewis (born Sept. 27, 1990) was the second youngest player in the NFL last season, behind only Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith (Dec. 12, 1990).

♦ If the Eagles were to go 16-0 in both 2012 and 2013, they would still be under .500 all-time. They are 512-545-25.

♦ Michael Vick's career passer rating of 80.9 is 23rd among active QBs with at least 1,000 pass attempts.

♦ The Eagles outgained opponents by 1,188 yards last season, the largest margin ever by a 8-8 team. Second is the 2008 Saints (+1139), who became the 2009 Saints, who won a Super Bowl.

♦ The Eagles were the only NFL team that did not lose a game (regular season or playoff) after Dec. 1 last season.

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