Eagles-Browns report card

Posted: December 16, 2008

Rushing offense

Brian Westbrook's streak of 100-yard rushing performances ended at 2. He rushed for just 53 yards on 16 carries against the Browns. Grade: C

Passing offense

With his offensive line giving him plenty of time, Donovan McNabb picked the Browns apart, completing 69.2 percent of his passes. Eagles wideouts had 18 catches and 2 TDs. Grade: A

Run defense

Eagles held the Browns to 57 yards on 20 carries. In the last 5 games, they've held opponents to a puny 2.7 yards per carry. Grade: A-plus

Pass defense

Ken Dorsey became the third quarterback in the last four games to complete fewer than 50 percent of his passes against the Eagles. Eagles had two picks, including one by Asante Samuel that he returned 50 yards for a TD. Grade: A-plus

Special teams

Eagles coverage units kept dangerous return man Josh Cribbs in check. KR Quintin Demps averaged 29.3 yards per return. David Akers made all 3 of his field goal attempts. Grade: A-minus

Overall

The defense held the Browns without an offensive TD. But that's no great accomplishment. They haven't scored an offensive TD in the last 4 games. Donovan McNabb had a sol id game, but the Eagles need to solve their red-zone problems, and quickly. Grade: B

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