Who Let The Balls Out?

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The Eagles' Michael Vick, right, bobbles the ball during the first drive of the game. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

The Eagles fumbled the ball 37 times this year, the most in any season under Andy Reid, but a long way off from the NFL record (56: 1938 Bears, 1978 Niners) and the Birds' team record (54 in 1946, the third-most in NFL history).

The most by the Eagles in the last 65 years was 44 by the 1987 club, but 11 of those were during the three strike-replacement games (and weren't they a hoot?). So, we're going to go with 43 (1989, 1952) as the team's modern-day record for fumbles.

Here are the 2012 culprits:

 Player  Pos.   Fum.   Lost 
 Michael Vick  QB   11    5
 Nick Foles  QB     8    3
 Bryce Brown  RB     4    3
 LeSean McCoy  RB     4    3
 Damaris Johnson    PR     2    2
 Jason Avant  WR     1    0
 Brandon Boykin  KR     1    1
 Brent Celek  TE     1    1
 Clay Harbor  TE     1    1
 DeSean Jackson  WR     1    0
 Jeremy Maclin  WR     1    1
 Dallas Reynolds  C     1    1
 Cedric Thornton  KR     1    1
    Totals      37   22

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