2001 Philadelphia Eagles season

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2001 Philadelphia Eagles season
Head coach Andy Reid
Owner Jeffrey Lurie
Home field Veterans Stadium
Results
Record 11-5
Division place 1st NFC East
Playoff finish Won Wild Card Playoffs (Buccaneers) 31–9
Won Divisional Playoffs (Bears) 33–19
Lost Conference Championship (Rams) 24–29
Uniform
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The 2001 Philadelphia Eagles season saw the team make the postseason for the second consecutive time under Andy Reid.

After defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Chicago Bears in the first two rounds, the Eagles advanced to the NFC Championship for the first time in 21 years, but lost 29-24 to the St. Louis Rams. The Rams progressed to the Super Bowl, but were unable to stop the New England Patriots, 20-17.

The 2001 season was the first of five Conference Championship appearances for the Eagles with Donovan McNabb as starting quarterback and Andy Reid as head coach.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Position School
1 25 Freddie Mitchell Wide receiver UCLA
2 55 Quinton Caver Linebacker Arkansas
3 63 Derrick Burgess Defensive end Mississippi
4 121 Correll Buckhalter Running back Nebraska
5 147 Tony Stewart Tight end Penn State
5 155 A. J. Feeley Quarterback Oregon

Personnel[edit]

Roster[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles 2001 final roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve lists

Practice squad

Staff[edit]

2001 Philadelphia Eagles staff
Front office
  • Chairman/Chief Executive Officer – Jeffrey Lurie
  • President – Joe Banner
  • Executive Vice President of Football Operations – Andy Reid
  • Director of Player Personnel – Tom Heckert
  • Director of College Scouting – Marc Ross
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Scott Cohen

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Andy Reid

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Mike Wolf
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Tom Kanavy

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Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
1 September 9, 2001 St. Louis Rams L 20–17 FOX 4:15pm
66,243
2 September 23, 2001 at Seattle Seahawks W 27–3 FOX 4:15pm
62,826
3 September 30, 2001 Dallas Cowboys W 40–18 ESPN 8:30pm
66,621
4 October 7, 2001 Arizona Cardinals L 21–20 FOX 1:00pm
66,360
5 Bye
6 October 22, 2001 at New York Giants W 10–9 ABC 9:00pm
78,821
7 October 28, 2001 Oakland Raiders L 20–10 CBS 4:15pm
65,342
8 November 4, 2001 at Arizona Cardinals W 21–7 FOX 4:05pm
33,430
9 November 11, 2001 Minnesota Vikings W 48–17 FOX 4:15pm
65,638
10 November 18, 2001 at Dallas Cowboys W 36–3 FOX 1:00pm
63,204
11 November 25, 2001 Washington Redskins L 13–3 FOX 1:00pm
65,666
12 November 29, 2001 at Kansas City Chiefs W 23–10 ESPN 8:30pm
77,087
13 December 9, 2001 San Diego Chargers W 24–14 CBS 1:00pm
65,438
14 December 16, 2001 at Washington Redskins W 20–6 FOX 4:15pm
84,036
15 December 23, 2001 at San Francisco 49ers L 13–3 FOX 4:15pm
68,124
16 December 30, 2001 New York Giants W 24–21 FOX 4:15pm
65,885
17 January 6, 2002 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17–13 ESPN 8:30pm
65,541

Game summaries[edit]

Week 6[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Eagles 0 0 3 7 10
Giants 3 6 0 0 9

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Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(3) Philadelphia Eagles 11 5 0 .688 343 208 W2
Washington Redskins 8 8 0 .500 256 303 W2
New York Giants 7 9 0 .438 294 321 L2
Arizona Cardinals 7 9 0 .438 295 343 L1
Dallas Cowboys 5 11 0 .313 246 338 L1

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result TV Time Attendance
Wildcard January 12, 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 31–9 ABC 4:30pm
65,847
Division January 19, 2002 at Chicago Bears W 33–19 FOX 4:30pm
66,944
Conference Championship January 27, 2002 at St. Louis Rams L 29–24 FOX 4:15pm
66,502

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Employee Directory". 2001 Official Media Guide. Philadelphia Eagles. p. 6. 
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com

External links[edit]