Originally posted on The Fake Football  |  Last updated 9/12/13
START QB: Michael Vick vs. SD – After allowing 346 passing yards and three touchdowns to Matt Schaub, the Chargers venture to Philadelphia to face Michael Vick. Vick is coming off a mint performance, in which is threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns through the air while adding 54 rushing yards and a score on the ground. Combining Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy with Chip Kelly almost seemed unfair against the Redskins; don’t expect the Chargers to stop them. RB: Eddie Lacy vs. WAS – Coming off a tough matchup against the 49ers stout run defense, Eddie Lacy draws a much more inviting matchup this weekend. The Redskins gave up more rushing yards than any team in the league last week (263) by a margin of 92 rushing yards. And don’t just attribute it to volume, as the Redskins gave up the 2nd highest yards per carry at a clip of 5.4. This will be Lacy’s first opportunity to exploit a favorable matchup. Stevan Ridley vs. NYJ – Despite being benched last week, the Patriots nee...
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