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After the excitement of Monday night’s win over the Washington Redskins, there are two more opportunities in the next five days to see if the Philadelphia Eagles can do it again, first against San Diego on Sunday, then on Thursday versus Andy Reid and the Chiefs.
Sunday’s game against the Chargers is the home opener at the Linc. The Birds hope to surge to 2-0, while San Diego seeks to avenge their loss to the Texans, which saw them squander a 21-point lead over the Houston Texans.
Chip Kelly said this week that he was not thrilled with the pace of his team’s offense. He wants them to be even faster. Quite a bold statement, as those who watched the first half of Monday’s game could barely keep up with the rapid-fire pace of the plays. Will we see the pace sustained more evenly for all four quarters or will Mike Vick and the Eagles offense again slow things down in the second half?
The defense had an impressive showing in Week 1, particularly Trent Cole and Mychal Kendricks. Will the...
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Back-to-back losses to the Dallas Cowboys in 2009 caused Andy Reid to completely revamp his roster. I recall walking into GM Howie Roseman's office in the 2010 offseason and seeing only two teams' depth charts on the wall: the Eagles and Cowboys.
Head coach Andy Reid, who had final say in all personnel decisions at that point, was disgusted by not being able to match up...
With a season-opening victory, Andy Reid has solidified the optimism that surrounded his hire as coach of the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this year.
Now they'll try to build on it against a team Reid knows well from his days in the NFC East.
Reid makes his home debut in Kansas City on Sunday as the Chiefs look to match their win total from last season against a Dallas Cowboys...
Chip Kelly is learning the NFL rule book on the job.
The do-it-his-way coach didn't think he could use a timeout to allow a banged-up Michael Vick to stay in the game during an important moment in the Philadelphia Eagles' 33-30 loss to San Diego Chargers to Sunday.
Upon further review, Kelly learned he was wrong.
''That's on me. I didn't think we could...
A glaring weakness for the Philadelphia Eagles the past three seasons, special teams looks to be a strength under Chip Kelly.
Sure, it's a small sampling. But the Eagles have to start somewhere.
Under Kelly, and his first-year assistant special teams coach Dave Fipp, Philadelphia set a standard vs. Washington in the season opener. Punter Donnie Jones, signed as a free agent...
My prediction for the Eagles is Kelly can go 4-0 to start his career, but he will need help from his defense to get past the Broncos. That will be a tall task for a team that thrives on a no huddle offense to travel to Mile High stadium where the air is thin and hard to adjust to. If he can win that game, I will not only jump on the Chip Kelly bandwagon, but I will be driving the...
The Bolts did everything but finish in Week 1 against the Houston Texans. They look to make amends on the road as they face Chip Kelly and his fast-paced Eagles. Join this in-game discussion to converse with other Bolts Backers as San Diego goes for the win in Philadelphia.
The Kansas City Chiefs don't have a whole lot of time to enjoy their winning start with a game against the Philadelphia Eagles looming Thursday night.
The Chiefs pushed their record to 2-0 with a 17-16 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, matching their victory total from all of last year. But by the time most fans were reliving the win on their recliners, the Chiefs&...
Which one is it Eagles fans. Does Shady want the ball or not? Throughout the Andy Reid era, the biggest knock on Reid was his usage of Shady, or lack thereof. McCoy has a new coach and a new defined role. The Eagles will go as McCoy goes after carrying the ball 31 times against the Redskins for 180 plus yards. McCoy doesn’t mind the Eric Dickerson like workload, but warned that...
Maybe the Cowboys should lobby for a Week 2 bye in the future. For the second consecutive season, they followed up an exciting win over the New York Giants with a loss.
The only slightly redeeming thing about this year's Week 2 loss is the Cowboys didn't get blown off the field. But Andy Reid's dominance of the Cowboys continued with Kansas City's 17-16 win in front...
The old Michael Vick returned along with Andy Reid.
Vick had three turnovers and got sacked five times as the Philadelphia Eagles lost 26-16 to Reid's Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.
''I take full responsibility,'' Vick said. ''I didn't get the offense going. I didn't get the tempo going. We didn't play well by any stretch. We didn...
The Philadelphia Eagles will host the San Diego Chargers for a Week 2 match-up.
Philadelphia torched Washington in the first half of their Week 1 game jumping out to a big lead but had to withstand a late rally by the Redskins.
San Diego also had a big lead on Monday but came out on the losing end to the Houston Texans.
Coverage of the game between the Chargers and Eagles will be...
The San Diego Chargers looked more like Chip Kelly's Eagles on Philly's turf.
Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes to Eddie Royal, and Nick Novak kicked a 46-yard field goal with 7 seconds left to lead the Chargers past Philadelphia 33-30 on Sunday, spoiling Kelly's home debut.
Michael Vick threw for a career-best 428 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score...
The Philadelphia Eagles seem to be well situated with Michael Vick running Chip Kelly’s offense, but a report says they had their eye on a few other emerging quarterbacks prior to last season. According to Pro Football Talk, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Eagles were in talks with the San Francisco 49ers prior to […]