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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. But a porous Eagles defense couldn't stop Rivers all day.
Rivers finished 36 of 47 for 419 yards, and the Chargers punted only once. They fumbled twice inside Philadelphia's 10 in the first half.
The teams combined for 1,150 total yards, including 539 for San Diego (1-1).
It was a costly win for the Chargers because receiver Malcom Floyd left on a stretcher after sustaining a neck injury on a hard hit by DeMeco Ryans and Nate Allen on the first play from scrimmage in the third quarter.
Following a dynamic 33-27 victory over Washington last Monday, the Eagles (1-1) needed more time to get thei...
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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers gets into words with Philadelphia defensive lineman Fletcher Cox and then flops so obviously he embarrasses himself.
If the San Diego Chargers beat winless Jacksonville on Sunday, they'll be above .500 for the first time this season.
That's a big deal for a team that looked so dismal in a loss at Oakland before using a methodical, balanced offense to beat Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts 19-9 Monday night.
Now the Chargers (3-3) will try to win consecutive games for the first time...
The Tennessee Titans will travel to Reliant Stadium as they try to keep their upset trend going. Houston showed last week that it doesn’t lay down, overcoming a 21 point deficit to defeat Philip Rivers and his Chargers with a last gasp field goal. The Titans on the other hand, leant on their strong defensive [...]
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...
After a Bizarro Week 2 around the NFL in which three of the top six fantasy scorers were under 50% owned, this weeks waiver wire will be a free-for-all of Ted Nugent proportions. There’s also more than a few injury concerns coming out of the week (Steven Jackson, Eddie Lacy, MJD, Ray Rice) to go along with players seeing their stock rise (Giovani Bernard, Knowshon Moreno, Eddie...
Week two on the fantasy football waiver wire presents some intriguing options. Wide receivers continue to dominate the fantasy points and there are a couple of interesting possibilities out there as well as a couple of familiar names at QB.
After the best and most exhilerating week one to date, week two of the 2013 season was sure to not be outdone on excitement. From upsets to last second wins, each game had a reason to tune in. Mike Wallace had the breakout performance he was hoping for while Mike Vick and the Eagles got stunned by Philip Rivers and his Chargers. Did Minnesota's Adrian Peterson do enough to...
New week, new names. Let’s get right to it.
Philip Rivers, Chargers
New offensive system seems to working for Rivers and the Chargers’ passing game so far.
Sam Bradford, Rams
Is this finally the year?!? I’m so excited. #teamsambradford
Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins
Posting solid numbers. Consider as a bye week starter only, still.
James Starks, Packers...
The good news is the Eagles scored 30 points and left maybe a dozen more on the table...
The bad news is the Eagles gave up 33...
The Eagles' defense will be under fire today. But truth be told, we already knew that area of combat was our weakest point.
I would like to point the finger more at the offense, who you would be advised to acknowledge has got to do a...
Time to hop on the waiver wire if you need to fill some position holes on your team.
Eddie Royal, WR, San Diego Chargers – Well there is definitely some magic between Royal and QB Philip Rivers. After surprising everyone with 2 TDs in week 1 vs. Houston, Royal impressed even further with an even better performance in week 2 against Philadelphia, grabbing 7 catches for...
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 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&...
By Michael QuinnCold, Hard Football Facts Scoreability Champ (@pjbleedsgreen)The Dumbest Team in Football in 2012 has made great strides forward through two weeks of the new NFL season. However, many of the same old problems that plagued lame duck Andy Reid's Philadelphia Eagles in 2012 reared their ugly faces again under Chip Kelly, most notably in the team's shocking...
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 […]