By the num­bers

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■ San­ders’ 40-yard catch on their open­ing drive is the long­est by an Ea­gles’ rookie RB since LeSean McCoy had a 45-yarder in 2009. It’s the long­est by a rookie RB in the league over­all since Saquon Barkley’s 55-yarder against the Ea­gles last sea­son.

San­ders also had a 33-yard re­cep­tion to be­come the first rookie RB to have mul­ti­ple 30-plus-yard catches since the Tex­ans’ D’Onta Fore­man in 2017 against the Pa­tri­ots.

■ Zach Ertz is now sec­ond in team his­tory in all-time re­cep­tions, pass­ing Pete Ret­zlaff, who had 452 from 1956-66. Ertz trails Harold Carmichael, who had 589 from 1971-83.

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