Eagles-Cardinals: By the numbers

Posted: September 24, 2012


Larry Fitzgerald caught his ninth career touchdown pass against the Eagles. In five games vs. the Birds, including the playoffs, Fitzgerald has caught 35 passes for 570 yards. He had one catch for 4 yards last week against the Patriots.


Michael Vick has fumbled the ball five times in the first three games, losing three of them. In 13 games last year, he had 10 fumbles, four of which were lost.


Opponents have scored 30 points off Vick's nine turnovers. The Cardinals scored seven points off Vick turnovers on Sunday, on James Sanders' 93-yard fumble return to close the first half.


The Eagles have outgained their foes by a total of 423 yards this season. However, they have been outscored by 19 points.


The Birds were averaging 471 yards of offense per game going into Sunday. They had just 308 against the Cardinals, 163 below that average.


The offense made two trips into the red zone in Arizona. Its first resulted in Sanders' fumble return. The second ended with a 36-yard Alex Henery field goal.

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