Posted September 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
The San Diego Chargers' version of a no-huddle offense was the better one. 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 the Philadelphia Eagles 33-30 Sunday to spoil Chip Kelly's home debut. The Chargers (1-1) racked up 539 yards, held the ball for 40:17 and sped things up the way the Eagles (1-1) like to operate under Kelly. ''We kind of no-huddled the no-huddlers,'' Rivers said. Michael Vick threw for a career-best 428 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score. But the Eagles' porous defense couldn't stop Rivers. He 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 whole defense needs work,'' Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis said. ''We said it after last week when we were happy with our performance. This week, we came ...
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