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San Diego Chargers
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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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers gets into words with Philadelphia defensive lineman Fletcher Cox and then flops so obviously he embarrasses himself.
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has seven touchdowns after two weeks.Fantasy Spin:He threw three scores and had 419 yards on 36-of-47 passing Sunday at Philadelphia. After two straight disappointing seasons, Rivers appears to be back on the fantasy radar now that Mike McCoy is heading up this operation instead of Norv Turner.
Any football fan -- any American, really -- knows the names of the greatest quarterbacks in the NFL: the Tom Bradys, the Peyton Mannings, the Aaron Rodgers and so on. These men are full-blown cultural icons; they are established, in both the sense of endorsements and extracurricular activity as well as the sense of football. But any football fan will also be able to name another...
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...
A week after falling into the “same old Chargers” trap, Mike McCoy's troops showed this is a new era of San Diego football. Philip Rivers threw for 419 yards and three scores and Nick Novak's fourth field goal capped a fourth-quarter rally as the Chargers stunned the Eagles, 33-30. Here is a looked at what worked, what didn't and what's next for San Diego.
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 [...]
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.
Aaron Rodgers, Michael Vick and Philip Rivers each passed for at least 400 yards and did not throw an interception today. That is the most such performances in a week in NFL history.
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...
Air It OutEleven quaterbacks tossed for 300+ yards on Sunday, including Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill.Aaron Rodgers (4 TDs), Philip Rivers (3) & Michael Vick (2) each threw for over 400 yards!Sam Bradford led all QBs in pass attempts with 55 A mix of 19 players hauled in 100+ receiving yards, led by Desean Jackson and his 193 on 9 receptions.Julian Edelman set the bar this...