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1989 Philadelphia Eagles

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC East Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 5.1, Offense: 1.9, Defense: 3.2, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 342 points (21.4/g), 13th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 274 points (17.1/g), 5th.
 Differential of 68 points (4.2/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: Buddy Ryan (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ted Plumb
 Defensive Coordinator: Jeff Fisher

Stadium: Veterans Stadium
 Training Camp: West Chester University (West Chester, Pennsylvania)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Randall Cunningham* 26 4 16 290 for 532, 3,400 yards, 21 td, 15 int, & 104 rushes for 621 yards and 4 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 37th pick / 1985
RB Keith Byars 26 3 15 133 rushes for 452 yards, 5 td, & 68 catches for 721 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 10th pick / 1986
FB Anthony Toney 27 3 14 172 rushes for 582 yards, 3 td, & 19 catches for 124 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 37th pick / 1986
WR Cris Carter 24 2 15 45 catches for 605 yards, 11 td, & 2 rushes for 16 yards and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
WR Ron Johnson 31 4 9 20 catches for 295 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 3 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 170th pick / 1981
TE Keith Jackson*+ 24 1 12 63 catches for 648 yards, 3 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 13th pick / 1988
LT Matt Darwin 26 3 12 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 106th pick / 1986
LG Mike Schad 26 2 16 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1986
C David Alexander 25 2 16 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 121st pick / 1987
RG Ron Solt 27 5 12 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1984
RT Ron Heller 27 5 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 112th pick / 1984
 Defensive Starters
LDE Reggie White*+ 28 4 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1984 Supp
LDT Mike Pitts 29 6 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 16th pick / 1983
RDT Jerome Brown 24 2 16 10.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1987
RDE Clyde Simmons 25 3 16 15.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 233rd pick / 1986
LLB Seth Joyner 25 3 14 5.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 208th pick / 1986
MLB Byron Evans 25 2 16 2.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 93rd pick / 1987
RLB Al Harris 33 10 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 1979
LCB Izel Jenkins 25 1 13 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 288th pick / 1988
RCB Eric Allen*+ 24 1 15 0.0 sacks, 8 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 30th pick / 1988
SS Andre Waters 27 5 13 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered
FS Wes Hopkins 28 6 15 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 35th pick / 1983
 Special Teams Starters
K Luis Zendejas 28 2 0 9 of 15 field goals & 23 of 23 extra points
P John Teltschik 25 3 0 57 punts for a 39.4 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 9th / 249th pick / 1986
PR Henry Williams 27 Rook 0 30 punt returns for a 8.9 average and 0 td
KR Mark Higgs 23 1 1 16 kick returns for a 18.3 average and 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 205th pick / 1988

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
72 David Alexander 25 C 16 16 275 6-3 Tulsa 7/28/1964 2 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 121st pick / 1987
21 Eric Allen*+ 24 RCB 15 15 184 5-10 Arizona St. 11/22/1965 1 18 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 30th pick / 1988
58 Ty Allert 26 7 0 233 6-2 Texas 7/23/1963 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 95th pick / 1986
49 Todd Bell 31 db 4 4 207 6-1 Ohio St. 11/28/1958 8 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 95th pick / 1981
99 Jerome Brown 24 RDT 16 16 292 6-2 Miami (FL) 2/4/1965 2 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 9th pick / 1987
41 Keith Byars 26 RB 16 15 245 6-1 Ohio St. 10/14/1963 3 10 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 10th pick / 1986
87 Carlos Carson 31 wr 6 1 180 5-11 LSU 12/28/1958 9 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 114th pick / 1980
80 Cris Carter 24 WR 16 15 202 6-3 Ohio St. 11/25/1965 2 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 3rd pick / 1987 Supp
6 Matt Cavanaugh 33 9 0 212 6-2 Pittsburgh 10/27/1956 10 0 New England Patriots / 2nd / 50th pick / 1978
12 Randall Cunningham* 26 QB 16 16 212 6-4 UNLV 3/27/1963 4 15 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 37th pick / 1985
78 Matt Darwin 26 LT 15 12 268 6-4 Texas A&M 3/11/1963 3 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 106th pick / 1986
2 Steve DeLine 28 3 0 185 5-11 Colorado St. 8/19/1961 1 0 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 189th pick / 1987
24 Alan Dial 24 1 0 188 6-1 UCLA 2/2/1965 Rook 0
36 Robert Drummond 22 rb 16 1 205 6-1 Syracuse 6/21/1967 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 76th pick / 1989
84 Anthony Edwards 23 9 0 195 5-10 New Mex. Highlands 5/26/1966 Rook 1
56 Byron Evans 25 MLB 16 16 235 6-2 Arizona 2/23/1964 2 10 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 93rd pick / 1987
42 Eric Everett 23 db 16 1 165 5-10 Texas Tech 7/13/1966 1 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 122nd pick / 1988
33 William Frizzell 27 16 0 203 6-3 North Carolina Central 9/8/1962 5 3 Detroit Lions / 10th / 259th pick / 1984
86 Gregg Garrity 29 9 0 171 5-10 Penn St. 11/24/1960 6 2 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 140th pick / 1983
83 Jimmie Giles 35 te 16 5 239 6-3 Alcorn St. 11/8/1954 12 2 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 70th pick / 1977
90 Mike Golic 27 16 0 274 6-5 Notre Dame 12/12/1962 3 2 Houston Oilers / 10th / 255th pick / 1985
54 Britt Hager 23 16 0 231 6-1 Texas 2/20/1966 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 81st pick / 1989
95 Al Harris 33 RLB 16 16 250 6-5 Arizona St. 12/31/1956 10 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 9th pick / 1979
73 Ron Heller 27 RT 16 16 298 6-5 Penn St. 8/25/1962 5 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 112th pick / 1984
22 Mark Higgs 23 KR 15 1 199 5-7 Kentucky 4/11/1966 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 8th / 205th pick / 1988
34 Terry Hoage 27 6 0 201 6-2 Georgia 4/11/1962 5 0 New Orleans Saints / 3rd / 68th pick / 1984
48 Wes Hopkins 28 FS 16 15 213 6-1 SMU 9/26/1961 6 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 35th pick / 1983
88 Keith Jackson*+ 24 TE 14 12 250 6-2 Oklahoma 4/19/1965 1 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 13th pick / 1988
46 Izel Jenkins 25 LCB 16 13 191 5-10 North Carolina St. 5/27/1964 1 6 Philadelphia Eagles / 11th / 288th pick / 1988
53 Dwayne Jiles 28 1 0 242 6-4 Texas Tech 11/23/1961 4 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 121st pick / 1985
85 Ron Johnson 31 WR 14 9 190 6-3 Long Beach St. 9/21/1958 4 3 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 170th pick / 1981
31 Tyrone Jones 23 3 0 223 6-4 LSU,Arkansas St. 11/9/1966 Rook 0
59 Seth Joyner 25 LLB 14 14 241 6-2 Texas-El Paso 11/18/1964 3 7 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 208th pick / 1986
94 Steve Kaufusi 26 16 0 274 6-4 BYU 10/17/1963 Rook 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 319th pick / 1988
37 Sammy Lilly 24 15 0 178 5-9 Georgia Tech 2/12/1965 Rook 1 New York Giants / 8th / 202nd pick / 1988
89 Dave Little 28 te 16 1 233 6-2 Middle Tenn. St. 4/18/1961 5 0
74 Mike Pitts 29 LDT 16 16 277 6-5 Alabama 9/25/1960 6 9 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 16th pick / 1983
82 Mike Quick 30 wr 6 5 190 6-2 North Carolina St. 5/14/1959 7 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 20th pick / 1982
66 Ken Reeves 28 t 14 3 270 6-5 Texas A&M 10/4/1961 4 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 156th pick / 1985
55 Mike Reichenbach 28 lb 16 4 235 6-2 East Stroudsburg 9/14/1961 5 3
50 Dave Rimington 29 c 6 1 288 6-3 Nebraska 5/22/1960 6 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 25th pick / 1983
4 Max Runager 33 4 0 189 6-1 South Carolina 3/24/1956 10 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 211th pick / 1979
7 Roger Ruzek 29 5 0 195 6-1 Weber St. 12/17/1960 2 1
79 Mike Schad 26 LG 16 16 290 6-5 Queens (Canada) 10/2/1963 2 7 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 23rd pick / 1986
51 Ricky Shaw 24 8 0 240 6-4 Oklahoma St. 7/28/1965 1 1 New York Giants / 4th / 92nd pick / 1988
23 Heath Sherman 22 rb 15 1 195 6-0 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/27/1967 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 162nd pick / 1989
96 Clyde Simmons 25 RDE 16 16 292 6-5 West. Carolina 8/4/1964 3 9 Philadelphia Eagles / 9th / 233rd pick / 1986
68 Reggie Singletary 25 1 0 279 6-3 North Carolina St. 1/17/1964 3 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 315th pick / 1986
52 Jessie Small 23 lb 16 1 239 6-3 East. Kentucky 11/30/1966 Rook 2 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 49th pick / 1989
65 Ron Solt 27 RG 13 12 279 6-3 Maryland 5/19/1962 5 5 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 19th pick / 1984
61 Ben Tamburello 25 g 16 4 278 6-3 Auburn 9/9/1964 2 3 Philadelphia Eagles / 3rd / 65th pick / 1987
10 John Teltschik 25 P 10 0 212 6-2 Texas 3/8/1964 3 1 Chicago Bears / 9th / 249th pick / 1986
25 Anthony Toney 27 FB 14 14 227 6-0 Texas A&M 9/23/1962 3 5 Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 37th pick / 1986
14 Rick Tuten 24 2 0 221 6-2 Miami (FL),Florida St. 1/5/1965 Rook 0
20 Andre Waters 27 SS 16 13 200 5-11 Cheyney 3/10/1962 5 6
92 Reggie White*+ 28 LDE 16 16 291 6-5 Tennessee 12/19/1961 4 18 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 4th pick / 1984 Supp
81 Henry Williams 27 PR 13 0 185 5-6 East Carolina 5/31/1962 Rook 0
8 Luis Zendejas 28 K 8 0 175 5-9 Arizona St. 10/22/1961 2 1
Team Total 26.6 16 228.1 6-1.7 3.4