Pre-season week one: Raiders vs. Eagles

And so it begins. The Oakland Raiders will test their mettle and reserves against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in the Hall of Fame game.

SERIES
  RAIDERS EAGLES
HOF RECORD 2-0 2-1
SERIES LEADER  5-4
STREAKS 2 of past 3 
COACHES VS. OPP. Shell: 0-2 Reid: 1-1
LAST GAME 9/25/05: Raiders 20 at Eagles 23. Philadelphia RB Brian Westbrook has 6 receptions for 140 yards & K David Akers completes 23-yard FG with 9 seconds remaining.
LAST GAME AT SITE --
BROADCAST NBC (8:00 PM ET): Al Michaels, John Madden, Andrea Kremer (Field Reporter). CBS Radio: Dave Sims, Sam Wyche.

'05 STAT LEADERS

PASSING Brooks (NO): 240-431-2,882-13-17-70.0 McNabb: 211-357-2,507-16-9-85.0
RUSHING Jordan: 272-1,025-3.8-9 Westbrook: 156-617-4.0-3
RECEIVING Porter: 76-942-12.4-5 Smith (TE): 61-682-11.2-3
OFFENSE 309.4 319.3
TAKE/GIVE -4-7
DEFENSE 330.8 325.4
SACKS Burgess: 16.0 (1L) Kearse: 7.5
INTs Schweigert: 2 S. Brown: 4
PUNTING Lechler: 45.7 (2L) Johnson: 41.4
KICKING Janikowski: 90 (30/30 PAT; 20/30 FG) Akers: 71 (23/23 PAT; 16/22 FG)

Raiders:

Club is 2-0 in Hall Of Fame Games. Former head coach John Madden (1969-78) will be inducted into the Hall Of Fame and will be presented by team owner Al Davis (HOF '92).

Head coach Art Shell (HOF '89) guides the team for the first time since 1989-94, compiling a 56-41 (.577) record.

Veteran quarterback Aaron Brooks will make his club debut. Brooks is tied for the 4th-most TD passes in the past five yrs (111), trailing Peyton Manning (159), Brett Favre (141) and Tom Brady (123).

Running back LaMont Jordan led NFL RB's with 70 catches in 2005 and ranked 8th in the AFC with 1,025 rush yards. Since the start of his career in '98 (128 games), wide receiver Randy Moss has 98 TD catches, most in the NFL.

Defensive end Derrick Burgess led the NFL in 2005 with 16.0 sacks and can be the first to lead the league in consecutive years since '06 HOFer Reggie White(1987-88). Burgess played for the Eagles from 2001-04. Defensive tackle Warren Sapp has played in 10+ games in each of his 11 seasons.

Eagles:

It will be their first HOF appearance since '92. HOF inductee Reggie White recorded more sacks (124) than games played (121) in eight seasons with Phi ('85-92).

Head coach Andy Reid has the highest win total (77) and winning percentage (.621) in team history.

Quarterback Donovan McNabb has a 2.24 career interception percentage (66 in 2,943 attempts), best among active quarterbacks and 2nd all-time (Neil O'Donnell, 2.11, min. 1,500 attempts).

Running back Brian Westbrook has 60+ catches in each of the past 2 years. Second-year wide receiver Reggie Brown led '05 NFL rookies with 571 receiving yards. He also set a club rookie mark with 43 catches. L.J. Smith ranked eighth among tight ends with 682 receiving yards in '05. Offensive tackle Jon Runyan has started 144 consecutive games, the 4th-longest current streak among active players.

Defensive end Darren Howard makes his Philadelphia debut after posting 44.5 sacks in six seasons with the New Orleans Saints.


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