The Philadelphia Eagles have had a long run as a professional football team that dates back to the early days of the NFL. Through that time they have had some great players suit up in the familiar green and white jerseys. What quarterbacks though have had the best passing days in team history?
Here they are, the five best passing days in Philadelphia Eagles history.
#5 – Sonny Jurgensen
On December 16th, 1962, Sonny Jurgensen and the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 45-35, even though the quarterback had one of the best days of his career. He would finish the game completing less than 50% of his passes, just 15 on 34 attempts, but would throw for 419 yards and five touchdowns.
#4 – Sonny Jurgensen
One year earlier, Jurgensen had led the Eagles to a 27-24 win over the Washington Redskins on October 29th. During that game he had completed 27 of 41 passes, a completion percentage of 65.9, for 436 yards and three touchdowns.
#3 – Donovan McNabb
The Eagles lost to the San Diego Chargers on November 15th, 2009 by the score of 31-23. It was one of the last games McNabb would play with Philadelphia, but it was a great one. He finished with 35 completions on 55 attempts for 450 yards and two touchdowns.
#2 – Randall Cunningham
In a week two barn burner on September 17th, 1989, Randall Cunningham completed 34 of 46 passes for a completion percentage of 73.9 in a 42-37 win over the Redskins. He finished with 447 passing yards and five touchdowns.
#1 – Donovan McNabb
On December 5th, 2004, the Eagles defeated the Green Bay Packers 47-17 behind what was possibly Donovan McNabb’s best passing performance ever. He would complete 32 of 432 passes, a completion percentage of 74.4, for 464 yards and five touchdowns.