Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 7/12/12
The Eagles and the NFL as we know it have been around for approximately 80 years, and you'd think by now just about everything that could happen on a footy field has already occurred.But look at all the things that happened for the very first time in 2011...Two guys on the same team--- LeSean McCoy and Mike Vick--- averaged over 8 yards a carry (minimum 10 carries each) in the same game (September 12, 2011 against the Rams in St. Louis). McCoy rushed 15 times for 122 yards (8.13 ypc), and Vick rushed 10 times for 98 yards (9.8 ypc). That same-team combination had never happened before in the history of the NFL.I wouldn't mind seeing it happen again, but the McCoy-Vick tag team effort which resulted in two guys from the same team each rushing for over 8 yards-per-carry in the same game?--- it was a league first, and it may never be seen again for a long time.More unexpected "firsts" the NFL saw in 2011 after this short break...
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