Jets vs. Eagles Game Report

Head coach HERMAN EDWARDS played 9 seasons for Eagles at CB (1977-85). Is club's all-time leader in career INTs with 38 (including playoffs).<BR><BR>

TEAMS MEET for 1st time since 1996 (12/14/96: Eagles 21, Jets 20) & play in Philadelphia for 1st time since 1978 (11/12/78: Eagles 17, Jets 9)......JETS: Head coach HERMAN EDWARDS played 9 seasons for Eagles at CB (1977-85). Is club's all-time leader in career INTs with 38 (including playoffs). Last time teams met in Philadelphia, Edwards was Eagles' starting CB......QB VINNY TESTAVERDE last week became 11th QB in NFL history to throw 250 TD passes......In 21 career Oct. games with Jets, RB CURTIS MARTIN has rushed for 2,006 yards (95.5 yards per game) & 13 TDs (10 100-yard games)......WR-PR SANTANA MOSS posted best career road game last week: 111 rec. yds on 6 catches (18.5 avg.) & 1 TD at Hou. Needs TD at Phil. for 1st career TD streak of 3 games in row……Jets lead NFL w/ +15 sack differential (21 sacks, 6 allowed). DE SHAUN ELLIS has 10.5 sacks in past 9 & tied for NFL lead with 8.0 sacks in '03. Ellis has at least 0.5 sacks in 9 games in row. DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 30.0 sacks in 43 career games……EAGLES: Offense ranks 5th in NFL with 4.8 yards per carry avg. while defense ranks 2nd allowing 3.0 yards per carry……Head coach ANDY REID is 23-2 (.920) when club leads in time of possession & 32-5 (.865) when team scores 20+ points…… QB DONOVAN MC NABB needs 3 TD passes to tie SONNY JURGENSEN (76) for 5th-most in team history. Ranks 2nd in NFL among QBs with 173 yards rushing…… RB BRIAN WESTBROOK has rushing TD in 4 consecutive games, 1st Eagle to accomplish feat since RICKY WATTERS in 1996. Westbrook's game-winning 84-yard PR vs. Giants was longest in NFC in '03 & 2nd-longest in club history. RB DUCE STALEY has 4,448 rushing yards & needs 35 to pass RANDALL CUNNINGHAM (4,482) for 3rd-most in club annals......Eagles are 9-1 (.900) when QB McNabb & WR JAMES THRASH connect for TD……LB MARK SIMONEAU had 1.0 sack & 1 FF vs. Giants. His 2.0 sacks this season are already career high……CB TROY VINCENT is 5th among active players with 41 INTs & has 4 INTs in past 4 games vs. Jets.


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