By David Bagley
The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the San Diego Chargers 33 – 30 in the final seconds of the Eagles home opener on Sunday afternoon.
The Eagles offense was much slower today only able to produce 22 first downs over 57 plays throughout the duration of the game, in comparison to the Eagles Monday night debut of 26 first downs over 77 plays. Eagles quarterback; Michael Vick completed 24 of 37 passes for 428 yards and 2 touchdowns while adding 23 yards on the ground and rushing for a score.
Although the Eagles offense was not the same fast-paced offense seen during Week 1, today’s offense was productive, accumulating 511 total yards on the day. The story of today’s game is the skills displayed by second-year corner back Brandon Boykin. Boykin who got the start to fill the void by injured Bradley Fletcher boasted four solo tackles, and prevented an Antonio Gates touchdown by punching the ball loose deep in the redzone.
LeSean McCoy saw substantially less action today though led the way for the Eagles on the ground, rushing for 53 yards on 11 carries. DeSean Jackson led the Eagles receiving core with 193 yards on 9 receptions, and reached the end zone …read more
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