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57 facts about Super Bowl LVII


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VII. Historically, the teams that outrush their opponent in the Super Bowl are 41-14.

VIII. A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith are the first pair of Eagles receivers to both eclipse 1,000 yards in a single season.

IX. DeVonta Smith’s 95 catches this season passed former No. 1 overall pick Irving Fryar as the Eagles’ single-season receptions record holder while Brown’s 1,496 yards eclipsed Mike Quick’s single-season franchise record.

X. On throws 25 yards downfield or more, Eagles passers (mainly Hurts) ranked first in QBR, yards per attempt, and completion percentage.

XI. Hurts says he feels fine, but he has rushed for 40 yards or fewer in three consecutive games since returning from a sprain in the shoulder on his right throwing arm.

XII. Philadelphia has rushed for as many touchdowns in this postseason (seven) as the other 13 playoff participants combined.

XIII. The Eagles are a throwback. They would become the first Super Bowl champion with more rushing attempts than passing attempts plus sacks since the 2013 Seattle Seahawks. In the postseason thus far, they’ve continued that trend with 49 passes to 88 carries.

XIV. That discrepancy can be attributed to their run-heavy game script when they’ve built a comfortable lead. Otherwise, Philadelphia throws 55.3 percent of the time in early down situations when the game

XV. Hurts’ EPA per play drops from fourth in non-blitzing scenarios to 23rd when he’s blitzed.


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