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Final Score Prediction

Eagles 31, Browns 17

Fantasy Player Rankings and Projections by Mike Krueger
Philadelphia Eagles
Rank  Player Projections
 QB 9 Michael Vick Pass: 260, 2 TD Rush: 10, 0
RB 4 LeSean McCoy Rush: 90, 1 TD Rec: 6-40, 0
RB 70 Dion Lewis Rush: 10, 0 TD Rec: 0-0, 0
WR 13 Jeremy Maclin Rec: 7-90, 1 TD
WR 14 DeSean Jackson Rec: 6-90, 1 TD
WR 85 Jason Avant Rec: 2-20, 0 TD
TE 36 Brent Celek Rec: 2-20, 0 TD
K 19 Alex Henery FG: 1/1 XP: 4/4
DEF 8 Defense / ST  
 
Cleveland Browns
Rank  Player Projections
QB 31 Brandon Weeden Pass: 220, 1 TD Rush: 0, 0
RB 27 Trent Richardson Rush: 60, 0 TD Rec: 2-20, 0
RB 66 Montario Hardesty Rush: 10, 0 TD Rec: 1-10, 0
 WR 34 Greg Little Rec: 5-70, 1 TD
WR 96 Mohamed Massaquoi Rec: 1-10, 0 TD
 TE 29 Ben Watson Rec: 3-30, 0 TD
K 28 Phil Dawson FG: 1/1 XP: 2/2
DEF 30 Defense / ST  

Game Notes

Eagles Under head coach ANDY REID, Eagles are 102-17 (.857) when leading at half... Offense gained 6,386 total net yards, most in franchise history... QB Michael Vick is 1 of 2 QBs in NFL history with 3,000+ pass & 500+ rush yards in consecutive seasons (RANDALL CUNNINGHAM)... RB LeSean McCoy led NFL with 20 TDs (17 rush, 3 rec.) & passed HOFer STEVE VAN BUREN (18 in 1945) for most total TDs in season by Eagle. Led NFL with 102 1st downs & 84 rush 1st downs. Had 14 runs of 20+ yards, most in NFL. Only NFC player with 1,000+ rush yards & 45+ rec. in each of past 2 seasons... Incl. playoffs, WR-PR DeSean Jackson has 30 TDs (23 rec., 4 PR, 3 rush) in career & averages 45.4 yards per TD (1,361 yards). Jackson (961), WR Jeremy Maclin (859) & TE Brent Celek (811) were 1st trio in team history with 800+ rec. yards each... Eagles had 50 sacks, tied for most in NFL. DE Jason Babin ranked 3rd in NFL with career-high 18 sacks. Since 2006, DE Trent Cole has 63 sacks, 3rd most in NFL. Has 10+ sacks in each of past 3 seasons. 2-time Pro Bowl LB DeMeco Ryans makes Eagles debut. Is Texans' all-time leading tackler (637)...

Browns Club has won 2 of past 3 at home vs. NFC... QB Brandon Weeden (No. 22 overall) will be 1st Browns rookie QB to start season opener in SB era... Rookie RB Trent Richardson (No. 3 overall) set single-season records at Alabama in rush yards (1,679) & rush TDs (21) last season... WR Greg Little recorded 61 catches in '11, 2nd-most by rookie in club history (KEVIN JOHNSON, 66 in '99). KR-WR Josh Cribbs (8) needs 2 KR-TDs to become 1st player in NFL history with 10. Posted career-best in rec. (41), rec. yards (518) & TD rec. (4) last year... TE EVAN MOORE has career-best 4 TD catches in '11, tied for team-high (Cribbs)... T JOE THOMAS will make 81st consecutive start since entering NFL in '07... Defense allowed 184.9 passing yds. per game in 11, 2nd-fewest in NFL... LB D'QWELL JACKSON led team with 158 tackles last season... DE Jabaal Sheard ranked 3rd among NFL rookies with 8.5 sacks in '11... CB Joe Haden led club with 19 passes def. last year. CB Sheldon Brown spent 8 seasons w/ Phi. (2002-09).


Results and Schedule
Philadelphia Eagles
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-09 CLE A W 17-16 +1
2 2012-09-16 BAL H    
3 2012-09-23 ARI A    
4 2012-09-30 NYG H    
5 2012-10-07 PIT A    
6 2012-10-14 DET H    
7   Bye      
8 2012-10-28 ATL H    
9 2012-11-05 NO A    
10 2012-11-11 DAL H    
11 2012-11-18 WAS A    
12 2012-11-26 CAR H    
13 2012-12-02 DAL A    
14 2012-12-09 TB A    
15 2012-12-13 CIN H    
16 2012-12-23 WAS H    
17 2012-12-30 NYG A    
   
Cleveland Browns
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-09 PHI H L 16-17 -1
2 2012-09-16 CIN A    
3 2012-09-23 BUF H    
4 2012-09-27 BAL A    
5 2012-10-07 NYG A    
6 2012-10-14 CIN H    
7 2012-10-21 IND A    
8 2012-10-28 SD H    
9 2012-11-04 BAL H    
10   Bye      
11 2012-11-18 DAL A    
12 2012-11-25 PIT H    
13 2012-12-02 OAK A    
14 2012-12-09 KC H    
15 2012-12-16 WAS H    
16 2012-12-23 DEN A    
17 2012-12-30 PIT A    

Injury Report
Philadelphia Eagles
   
Cleveland Browns

Offense Stats Comparison
  PHI
 Offense 
CLE
 Offense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points for 25.0 12.5 22.4 PHI
Rushing yards 96.3 101.8 121.7 CLE
Rushing yards per attempt 3.92 4.11 4.37 CLE
Completion % 57.5% 50.2% 60.0% PHI
Passing yards 263.5 172.0 225.9 PHI
Passing yards per completion 14.22 9.81 11.25 PHI
Passing yards per attempt 8.18 4.93 6.75 PHI
Interceptions 1.0 1.0 0.9 -
Fumbles lost 0.8 0.0 0.6 CLE
Sacks allowed 2.3 2.3 2.4 -
3rd down conversions 35.7% 34.9% 37.1% PHI
4th down conversions 66.7% 25.0% 40.2% PHI
Time of possession 29:04 27:31 30:12 PHI
  Defense Stats Comparison
  PHI
 Defense 
CLE
 Defense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points against 17.5 19.3 22.4 PHI
Rushing yards 109.3 150.5 121.7 PHI
Rushing yards per attempt 4.07 4.56 4.37 PHI
Completion % 60.1% 58.3% 60.0% CLE
Passing yards 181.0 220.8 225.9 PHI
Passing yards per completion 10.10 11.87 11.25 PHI
Passing yards per attempt 6.07 6.92 6.75 PHI
INT return 0.5 0.5 0.9 -
Fumble recoveries 0.5 1.0 0.6 CLE
Sacks 2.8 1.8 2.4 PHI
3rd down conversions 34.5% 44.4% 37.1% PHI
4th down conversions 22.2% 33.3% 40.2% PHI
Time of possession 30:56 33:30 30:12 PHI

Special Teams Stats Comparison
   PHI   CLE  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Yards per punt return 7.4 14.4 9.2 CLE
Yards per kick return 18.0 22.0 23.6 CLE
Yards allowed per punt return 4.9 11.1 9.2 PHI
Yards allowed per kick return 26.5 21.5 23.6 CLE
  Misc Stats Comparison
   PHI   CLE  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Penalties 6.8 5.0 6.1 CLE
Penalty yards 59.5 51.3 51.9 CLE

Note: Team statistics are shown as the average per game through Weeks 12 to 17 of the 2011 season after deducting the best and worst value from the data set. The exception is yards per rush attempt, completion %, yards per pass completion, yards per pass attempt, 3rd and 4th down conversions, special teams and the NFL averages, which are each calculated based on totals through Weeks 12 to 17 with no adjustment.

Weather

Team vs. Team History
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cleveland Browns
 Season   Week   Date   Vis   Home   Score   Winner 
2000 15 2000-12-10 PHI CLE 35-24 PHI
2004 7 2004-10-24 PHI CLE 34-31 PHI
2008 15 2008-12-15 CLE PHI 10-30 PHI

Note: Only playoff games from the 2004 to 2010 seasons are included in the team vs. team history. Playoff games from seasons prior to 2004 are not currently included in the database.