Posted September 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
The San Diego Chargers are traveling cross country and getting a first-hand look at the league's newest offense. They'll be in Philadelphia on Sunday to face an Eagles team with a game plan that's on the cutting edge. ''Everybody thought that offense couldn't be run in the NFL and we saw last week that it can be run and run well,'' linebacker Donald Butler said. The Eagles have plenty of giddy-up in their approach to moving the football. New coach Chip Kelly brought his fast offense from Oregon to Philadelphia. Not only did the Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 33-27 in the opening week, but they did so with an approach that seemed better suited for a video game. The Chargers ran 53 plays in their opening-game loss to the Houston Texans. The Eagles ran 51 plays in the first half. ''I saw that and I said, `That's crazy,''' Butler said. ''But that's what you have a couple days to prepare for. Try to simulate it out on the field and be ready for Sunday.'' That meant Chargers b...
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