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Notes distributed to the media prior to the Browns-Eagles game on 12/15/08.

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Football Media Services Department

P HILADELPHIA EAGLES

215-463-2500Derek Boyko Bob Lange Ryan Nissan Brett Strohsacker Noah Krey Kate Spytek

GAME RELEASEOpponent @ Steelers PANTHERS @ Patriots JETS Time L, 10-16 W, 24-13 W, 27-17 L, 20-27

EAGLES 2008 SCHEDULEPRESEASON (2-2) Day Date Friday August 8 Thursday August 14 Friday August 22 Thursday August 28 REGULAR SEASON (7-5-1) Date Day Sunday September 7 Monday September 15 Sunday September 21 Sunday September 28 Sunday October 5 Sunday October 12 Sunday October 19 Sunday October 26 Sunday November 2 Sunday November 9 Sunday November 16 Sunday November 23 Thursday November 27 Sunday December 7 Monday December 15 Sunday December 21 Sunday December 28

GAME #14 MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008 CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-9) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (7-5-1) LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD 8:30 PMTHIS WEEKS MATCHUPThe Eagles look to win their 3rd-straight game as they host the Browns in their second Monday night appearance of the season. Both teams are coming off of games against their respective conference leaders, as the Eagles defeated Giants, 20-14 and Cleveland lost to the Titans, 28-9. Andy Reids Eagles are 2-0 against the Browns and 10-7 on MNF.

Opponent RAMS @ Cowboys STEELERS @ Bears REDSKINS @ 49ers BYE FALCONS @ Seahawks GIANTS @ Bengals @ Ravens CARDINALS @ Giants BROWNS @ Redskins COWBOYS

Time W, 38-3 L, 37-41 W, 15-6 L, 20-24 L, 17-23 W, 40-26 BYE W, 27-14 W, 26-7 L, 31-36 T, 13-13 L, 7-36 W, 48-20 W, 20-14 8:30 PM 4:15 PM 1:00 PM

POSTSEASON Wild Card Playoff Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan. 3-4 Divisional Playoff Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan. 10-11 AFC/NFC Championship Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan. 18 Super Bowl 43, Tampa, FL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Feb. 1 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, Honolulu, HI (Aloha Stadium) . . . . . . . . . .Feb. 8 (All times Eastern Time)

REWRITING THE RECORD BOOKSFS Brian Dawkins has been the heart and soul of the Eagles defense since being drafted by the team in the 2nd round of th 1996 draft. He has consistently come up with big plays, both against the run and the pass, and has been a part of 105 Eagles victories (regular and postseason) - the most in team history. Hes also currently tied for the franchise lead with 180 games played and 34 INTs.EAGLES CAREER INTS EAGLES CAREER GAMES PLAYED Player Brian Dawkins Harold Carmichael Chuck Bednarik Randy Logan Games 180 180 169 159 Player Brian Dawkins Bill Bradley Eric Allen Herman Edwards INTs 34 34 34 33

RADIO AND TV COVERAGENATIONAL TELEVISION ESPN Monday Night Football Play-by-Play: Mike Tirico Color Analysts: Ron Jaworski, Tony Kornheiser Sideline Reporters: Michelle Tafoya, Suzy Kolber LOCAL RADIO WYSP-FM (94.1) WIP-AM (610) Play-by-Play: Merrill Reese Color Analyst: Mike Quick Sideline Reporter: Howard Eskin NATIONAL RADIO Westwood One Play-by-Play: Marv Albert Color Analyst: Boomer Esiason

RB Brian Westbrook has emerged as one of the most explosive playmakers in the NFL and is also leaving his mark on the Eagles record books. Last week, he surpassed Wilbert Montgomery and Harold Carmichael to become the franchise EAGLES SCRIMMAGE YARDS leader in yds. from scrimmage. His Player Yards gaudy numbers over the last 3 seaBrian Westbrook 9,085 sons have also put him in reach of Harold Carmichael 9,042 other team records, including rush- Wilbert Montgomery 8,985 ing yds. and total TDs.EAGLES RUSHING YARDS Player Wilbert Montgomery Steve Van Buren Brian Westbrook Duce Staley Yards 6,538 5,860 5,573 4,807 EAGLES TOUCHDOWNS Player Harold Carmichael Steve Van Buren Tommy McDonald Brian Westbrook TDs 79 77 67 66

EAGLES ON MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLMONDAY NIGHT MOMENTSQB DONOVAN MCNABB In his career, has thrown for 216.1 yds./game with 15 TDs and just 5 INTs on MNF 11/15/04 - at Dal., completed 15 of 27 passes for 345 yds., and 4 TDs (140.0 QB rtg.)DONOVAN MCNABB GAME-BY-GAME ON MNF Date 10/22/01 09/16/02 10/28/02 09/08/03 11/10/03 12/15/03 09/20/04 11/15/04 12/27/04 09/12/05 11/14/05 10/02/06 09/17/07 09/15/08 Totals Opp @NYG @Was NYG TB @GB @Mia Min @Dal @StL @Atl Dal GB Was @Dal W/L W W W L W W W W L L L W L L 8-6 Att Cmp Pct Yds TD 26 15 57.7 154 1 38 26 68.4 292 2 30 14 46.7 137 0 36 19 52.8 148 0 31 15 48.4 198 1 27 15 55.6 236 0 28 19 67.9 245 2 27 15 55.6 345 4 3 3 100.0 36 1 45 24 53.3 257 1 34 19 55.9 169 0 30 16 53.3 288 2 46 28 60.9 240 0 37 25 67.6 281 1 438 253 57.8 3026 15 INT Sk/Yd Rtg. 1 4/30 71.6 0 2/9 108.7 0 2/10 60.0 1 3/24 51.6 0 1/8 79.8 1 1/0 69.4 0 2/19 118.9 0 1/9 140.0 0 0/0 156.3 1 2/7 68.5 1 2/5 57.1 0 4/32 108.8 0 3/14 74.5 0 4/22 99.0 5 30/189 85.7

EAGLES ON MNFMONDAY NIGHT MAGIC Andy Reid has directed the Eagles to a 10-7 (4-4 at home) record on Monday Night Football. In those 17 contests, Reids Eagles have outscored their opponents 363-308. The Eagles are 12-6 on ESPN in primetime matchups (6-1 at home)THE EAGLES ON MONDAY NIGHT Overall Record: 24-22 At Home: 15-11 On the Road: 9-11 Under Andy Reid: 10-7 Under Andy Reid at home: 4-3 In overtime: 1-1 vs. the AFC: 3-1 vs. AFC North: 0-0

EAGLES ALL-TIME RESULTS ON MNF (24-22)Date Nov. 23, 1970 Oct. 2, 1972 Sept. 23, 1974 Nov. 3, 1975 Sept. 27, 1976 Sept 10, 1979 Nov. 12, 1979 Sept. 22, 1980 Oct. 5, 1981 Nov 30, 1981 Oct. 10, 1988 Oct 2, 1989 Dec. 18, 1989 Oct. 15, 1990 Nov. 12, 1990 Sept. 30, 1991 Nov. 4, 1991 Dec. 2, 1991 Oct. 5, 1992 Dec. 6, 1993 Jan. 3, 1994 Sept. 12, 1994 Oct. 24, 1994 Nov. 6, 1995 Sept. 9, 1996 Sept. 30, 1996 Sept. 15, 1997 Nov. 10, 1997 Nov. 2, 1998 Oct. 22, 2001 Sept. 16, 2002 Oct. 28, 2002 Nov. 25, 2002 Sept. 8, 2003 Nov. 10, 2003 Dec. 15, 2003 Sept. 20, 2004 Nov. 15, 2004 Dec. 27, 2004 Sept. 12, 2005 Nov. 14, 2005 Dec. 5, 2005 Oct. 2, 2006 Dec. 4, 2006 Sept. 17, 2007 Sept. 15, 2008 Opponent NYG NYG Dal LA Rams Was Atl at Dal NYG Atl at Mia NYG at Chi at NO Min Was at Was NYG at Hou Oilers Dal at Dal at SF Chi Hou Oilers at Dal at GB Dal at Dal SF Dal at NYG at Was. NYG at SF TB at GB at Mia. Min. at Dal. at StL at Atl. Dal. Sea. GB Car. Was. at Dal Result W 23-20 L 12-27 W 13-10 L 3-42 L 17-20 (OT) L 10-14 W 31-21 W 35-3 W 16-13 L 10-13 W 24-13 L 13-27 L 20-30 W 32-24 W 28-14 L 0-23 W 30-7 W 13-6 W 31-7 L 17-23 W 37-34 (OT) W 30-22 W 21-6 L 12-34 L 13-39 L 19-23 L 20-21 L 12-24 L 0-34 W 10-9 W 37-7 W 17-3 W 38-17 L 0-17 W 17-14 W 34-27 W 27-16 W 49-21 L 7-20 L 10-14 L 20-21 L 0-42 W 31-9 W 27-24 L 12-20 L 36-41

RB BRIAN WESTBROOK Averages 4.5 yds./carry with 9 total TDs in 15 career MNF gamesBRIAN WESTBROOK GAME-BY-GAME ON MNF Date 09/16/02 10/28/02 11/25/02 09/08/03 11/10/03 12/15/03 09/20/04 11/15/04 09/12/05 11/14/05 12/05/05 12/04/06 12/25/06 09/17/07 09/15/08 Totals H/A W/L Att. Yds. Avg. @Was W 2 12 6.0 NYG W 3 29 9.7 @SF W 3 10 3.3 TB L 2 5 2.5 @GB W 5 1 0.2 @Mia W 8 59 7.4 Min W 12 69 5.8 @Dal W 15 56 3.7 @Atl L 12 47 3.9 Dal L 16 86 5.4 Sea L 9 17 1.9 Car W 16 68 4.3 @Dal W 26 122 4.7 Was L 17 96 5.6 @Dal L 18 58 3.2 9-6 164 735 4.5 Lg TD 10 0 15 0 4 0 4 0 3 0 28 1 18 0 9 1 23 0 18 1 6 0 20 0 16 0 27 0 14 2 28 5 Rec Yds Lg TD 1 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 45 25t 1 5 69 19 0 4 62 42 0 7 64 24 1 5 32 10 0 5 38 10 0 6 56 29 1 2 6 4 0 8 66 18 0 6 45 18 1 52 503 42 4

FS BRIAN DAWKINS Has 5 career INTs on Monday night, trailing only Darren Sharper (6) among all active players 9/15 at Dal - Forced QB Tony Romo to fumble in the end zone, which was recovered by LB Chris Gocong for his 1st-career TD 12/4/06- vs. Car., recorded an INT, returning it 38 yards and setting up the game-winning FG CB LITO SHEPPARD 12/4/06 - vs. Car., Intercepted QB Jake Delhomme in the Eagles endzone with :24 left on the clock to cement a 27-24 victory 11/15/04 - At Dal., returned an INT (QB Vinny Testaverde) 101 yds. for a TD, the longest INT return by a single player in team history CB ASANTE SAMUEL Has 4 career INTs in 9 MNF games

**A complete list of all-time Eagles prime time games can be found on page 280 of the 2008 Philadelphia Media Guide.

OPPONENT INFORMATIONA LOOK AT THE COACHESAndy Reid is one of the most successful head coaches in recent NFL history ... During his tenure, Reid has earned NFL coach of the year honors twice (2000, 2002) ... Compiled the best win total (103), and playoff victory total (8) in team history ... Has captured five division titles, four trips to the NFC Championship game, and a Super Bowl appearance (2004) ... Since he was hired in 1999, no other franchise has earned more divisional playoff round appearances (6) than Philadelphia ... Among coaches with 100 games under their belt, Reids .605 winning pct. is 17th in NFL history and 4th among active coaches ... With 9 seasons under his belt in Philadelphia, Reid is tied for 3rd with Seattles Mike Holmgren for NFL head coaching tenure with the same team (Tennesees Jeff Fisher, 14; Denvers Mike Shanahan, 13).HEAD-TO-HEAD Andy Reid 95-61-1 (.608) 8-6 10th 10th Romeo Crennel Regular Season Record (pct.) 24-37 (.393) Playoff Record 0-0 Year as head coach with team 4th Year as NFL head coach 4th

HOW THEY STACK UP IN 2008EAGLES (NFL Rank) BROWNS (NFL Rank) 26.1 (6th) Points Per Game 17.1 (27th) 354.8 (7th) Total Offense 267.8 (28th) 105.2 (22nd) Rushing Offense 100.1 (24th) 249.5 (5th) Passing Offense 167.7 (29th) 20.2 (10th) Points Allowed Per Game 21.2 (t-12th) 280.5 (4th) Total Defense 359.3 (27th) 93.1 (8th) Rushing Defense 148.5 (28th) 187.4 (6th) Passing Defense 210.8 (15th) 40.0 (14th) 3rd Down Offense % 35.4 (27th) 32.3 (3rd) 3rd Down Defense % 42.7 (24th) +1 (t-14th) Turnover Ratio +8 (t-4th) SERIES HIGHLIGHTS Overall Series: Browns lead 31-14-1 Current Streak: Eagles have won 4 of last 6 Reid at home: 48-30 (regular season) Reid vs. Browns: 2-0 (regular season) Reid vs. Browns at home: Has never played Browns at home Reid vs. Crennel: Has never