The Eagles got off to a quick start and a 13-0 lead, but the Chargers kept clawing back and nearly took the lead away. LeGarrette Blount powered his way to his first 100-yard rushing performance as an Eagle and the birds knocked off the Chargers 26-24.
It took a franchise record field goal by Jake Elliott as time expired, but the Eagles improved to 2-1 due to a dramatic finish at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles blew a 14-0 lead and had to come from behind to ultimately win the game.
PHILADELPHIA (973espn.com) — The attrition that often defines the NFL has set its sights on the Eagles secondary early in the season. A week after losing top cornerback Ronald Darby to a dislocated ankle in Washington, Philadelphia saw safety Rodney McLeod and cornerback Jaylen Watkins exit ear…
There was however a bright light in the injury-riddled secondary. That belonged to third-round draft pick Rasul Douglas, who acquitted himself well in the game against the Chiefs in his first extended regular season action.
The Philadelphia Eagles visited the Kansas City Chiefs giving the pupil the opportunity to better the teacher. Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson was formerly Andy Reid's Offensive Coordinator in Kansas City. The two paced opposing sidelines in week two.