Redskins-Eagles Monday Stats Pack

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OFFENSE:

  • The Redskins 27 points scored was the most against Philadelphia since Dec. 11, 2016 when they defeated the Eagles 27-22 at Lincoln Financial Field.
  • The Redskins registered 398 total net yards and converted 15 first downs. It was the most total net yards that the team has recorded in a game since Week 1 of the 2018 season when they totaled 429 net yards against the Arizona Cardinals.
  • The Redskins did not commit a turnover in the season opener for the first time since 2012 when they defeated the New Orleans Saints 40-32.
  • The Redskins scored on their first possession of the game. Last season Washington scored on their first possession three times and was 2-1 in those contests.
  • The Redskins scored first on TE Vernon Davis’ 48-yard touchdown reception. Last season Washington scored first eight times and was 7-1 in those contests.
  • The Redskins posted 147 total net yards in the first quarter. It was their best mark since Dec. 24, 2016 at Chicago when they registered 163 total net yards.
  • Quarterback Case Keenum started his 55th career regular season game. He was 30-for-44 with 380 yards passing and three touchdowns.
  • It was the first time in Keenum’s career that he threw three or more touchdown passes in a Week 1 contest.
  • It was the fourth time in Keenum’s career that he threw three or more touchdown passes and had zero interceptions.
  • Keenum’s 70-yard touchdown pass was the longest completion in his career. His 48-yard touchdown pass was the eighth longest touchdown pass of his career.
  • Keenum threw for 257 yards in the first half which is the most he has ever thrown for in a half in his career.
  • Keenum was the first Redskins quarterback since Mark Rypien to throw three-plus touchdowns and 300-plus yards in the first start with the franchise.
  • Keenum’s 30 total completions is the fifth-most in a single game in his career.
  • Keenum connected with eight different receivers during the game. It was the 18th time in the last 20 games that he has completed a pass to at least seven receivers.
  • Keenum’s 45 attempts without an interception is the most in his career.
  • Running back Derrius Guice made his first career start and rushed for 18 yards on 10 carries. He also reeled in three receptions for 20 yards.  
  • Running back Chris Thompson finished the game with three carries for 10 yards and notched seven receptions for 68 yards.
  • Thompson (1,462) passed Mike Thomas (1,405) for No. 9 in franchise history for receiving yards by a running back.
  • Thompson (1,462) passed Jim Podoley (1,461) for No. 8 in franchise history for receiving yards by a running back.
  • Thompson’s seven receptions are tied for the fourth most in a single game in his career. His 68 receiving yards is his fifth-best output in a single game in his career.
  • The Redskins offensive line only surrendered one sack to the Eagles, the fewest number of sacks allowed since Week 8 of the 2018 season against the Giants.
  • Wide receiver Terry McLaurin made his first career start and recorded five receptions for a team-high 125 yards receiving and one touchdown.
  • McLaurin’s 125 yards receiving is the eighth most in a single game by a Redskins rookie in franchise history.
  • McLaurin hauled in a 69-yard touchdown reception which is the third longest touchdown reception by a Redskins rookie all-time. Rod Gardner recorded an 85-yard touchdown reception against Carolina on Oct. 21, 2001 and Matt Jones registered a 78-yard touchdown reception against New Orleans on Nov. 15, 2015.
  • McLaurin is the first Redskins rookie to record 100-plus receiving yards in a game since Jamison Crowder notched 109 yards against Dallas on Jan. 3, 2016.
  • McLaurin’s 69-yard touchdown is the third longest by a Redskin against Philadelphia all-time and it is the longest by a Redskins rookie against Philadelphia all-time.
  • McLaurin’s 69-yard touchdown is the third longest by a rookie in Lincoln Financial Field. Hank Basket recorded an 89 yard touchdown and an 87 yard touchdown in 2006, which are the two longest ever by a rookie at Lincoln Financial Field.
  • Wide receiver Paul Richardson Jr. finished the game with four receptions for 36 yards receiving.
  • Wide receiver Trey Quinn registered four receptions for 33 yards and one touchdown.
  • Wide receiver Kelvin Harmon made his Redskins debut and hauled in two receptions for 31 yards.
  • Tight end Vernon Davis finished the game with four receptions for 59 yards and one touchdown.
  • Davis’ 48-yard touchdown reception was the 63rd of his career. He passed Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe (62) for No. 6 all-time among tight ends in NFL history.
  • Davis’ 48-yard touchdown reception was the ninth longest in his career.
  • Davis recorded his 77th 25-plus yard reception and is No. 3 among all tight ends in the category since 1991. He is the active leader in the category and trails Antonio Gates (90) and Rob Gronkowski (84).

DEFENSE:

  • The Redskins recorded one sack and have recorded at least one sack in 33-of-35 total games with Greg Manusky as defensive coordinator.
  • Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan recorded his 129th consecutive regular season start, the longest active streak among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career.
  • Kerrigan remain as one of six NFL players (and only three non-quarterbacks) to have started every game since the start of the 2011 season (Brandon Carr, Patrick Peterson, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan and Matthew Stafford).
  • Linebacker Cole Holcomb made his Redskins debut and finished with eight tackles (seven solo) and a game-high two tackles for loss.
  • Linebacker Cassanova McKinzy finished the game with one solo tackle and one sack. The sack was the first of his career.
  • Cornerback Quinton Dunbar led the team with nine tackles (eight solo).

SPECIAL TEAMS:

  • Kicker Dustin Hopkins connected on both of his field goal attempts. He hit a 41 yarder in the first quarter and a 48 yarder in the second quarter.
  • Hopkins drilled a 41 yard field goal in the first quarter, which was the 100th field goal he has made in his career.
  • Hopkins connected on a 48 yarder in the second quarter and tied Curt Knight (101) for No. 3 in franchise history for total made field goals.
  • Punter Tress Way finished the game with five punts for 272 yards with a long of 58. He pinned one punt inside the 20 yard line and now has 133 for his career. He is two away from passing Matt Turk (134) for the most punts pinned inside the 20 yard line in franchise history.
  • Way finished with an average of 54.4 which is the third highest mark in a single game in his career. His career high in a single game was a 58.3 average against the New York Giants on Sept. 25, 2014 at FedexField.

MISC:

  • Redskins rookies LB Montez Sweat, WR Terry McLaurin, LB Cole Holcomb, WR Kelvin Harmon, CB Jimmy Moreland and WR Steven Sims Jr. all made their regular season debuts.

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