Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/16/13
Chip Kelly's late game playcalling may have cost the Eagles a win on Sunday Philadelphia's 33-30 home loss to San Diego. Although Kelly didn't come out and admit that on Monday he did acknowledge that he could have done things differently. Trailing 30-27 late in the fourth quarter the Eagles made it down to San Diego's 14-yard line when Michael Vick hit DeSean Jackson for a 25-yard gain. At that point the Eagles could have let the clock run down to the two-minute warning and then had a first-and-10 afterward. Instead the Eagles called a pass play with 2:09 left that ended with an incompletion and a brief Vick injury. On second down with 2:03 left -- still no two-minute warning -- the Eagles called another pass. When the two-minute warning finally hit it was third-and-10. Philadelphia ended up kicking a game-tying 32-yard field goal with 1:51 left which meant the Chargers would get the ball back. The same Chargers offense that had only punted once through the game's first 58 minutes and nine seconds. Kelly admitted on Monday that his team probably should have bled the clock. "When you look at it in hindsight maybe we should have bled the clock and not giving them enough time to come down and do it. You learn from those situations" Kelly said. "But we were trying to score seven not three. We felt like we had three and just thought we had the opportunity to put one in there and we didn't get it. We didn't capitalize."
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: Cubs pull off two miraculous defensive plays in a row

To raise money for charity, a wrestling fan has Cody Rhodes slam him on thumbtacks

Gregg Popovich on Steve Kerr’s health issues: ‘It’s just a crap situation’

CJ McCollum clearly interested in having Paul Millsap join Blazers

Injuries are depriving us from watching the Spurs thrive in the clutch

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Nashville Predators fans just made the worst hype video of 2017

Draymond Green files trademark paperwork for ‘Dray Day’

Aaron Judge gets special fan section at Yankee Stadium

New lawsuit alleges NFL knew about CTE for decades

Magic reportedly hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman as new president

62-year-old Greg Norman’s workout video shows he’s still jacked

NBA Weekend Awards: Who will take a bite of the Snow White Crystal Apple?

The 'How two award snubs might shake up the NBA' quiz

Preparing for the BIG3: Q&A with BIG3 co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz

Two months in and Nintendo's Switch dominates 2017 video game market

Getaway Day: League leaders falter allowing new teams to surge ahead

Why wait? Our too soon Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals preview

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Best of Yardbarker: Gregg Popovich doesn't mince words

The 'Happy birthday to two of the NBA's all-time antagonists' quiz

The shortstop evolution continues to raise the ceiling

Three Up, Three Down: Astros dominate in every category

Box Score 5/19: Heartbreak in OT

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

NBA Weekend Awards: Who will take a bite of the Snow White Crystal Apple?

The 'How two award snubs might shake up the NBA' quiz

Preparing for the BIG3: Q&A with BIG3 co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz

Two months in and Nintendo's Switch dominates 2017 video game market

Getaway Day: League leaders falter allowing new teams to surge ahead

Why wait? Our too soon Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals preview

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Best of Yardbarker: Gregg Popovich doesn't mince words

The 'Happy birthday to two of the NBA's all-time antagonists' quiz

The shortstop evolution continues to raise the ceiling

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker