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<b>Philadelphia Eagles</b> <br><br> RB Brian Westbrook is averaging 8.1 yards per touch in the first two games. That's tops among all league running backs. In the Eagles' last 18 regular-season games, dating back to the start of the '03 season, Westbrook is averaging 6.5 yards per touch.

That's two-tenths of a yard more than the Rams' Marshall Faulk averaged in '01 when he was the league's Offensive Player of the Year and exactly the same as Faulk averaged in '00 when he was league MVP and Offensive Player of the Year. "To average that much per touch, you obviously have to be making big plays in the passing game because you're not going to hit a 50-yard run every time you carry... Recommended Stories

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