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If you were to close your eyes and conjure up an image of the 2013 LeSean McCoy, chances are he’s on the loose. Maybe he’s bounding over a hapless Detroit defender and prancing through the snow while the rest of the mere mortals spin their wheels. Whatever it is, he’s probably slashing and gliding and on the attack.
Do the same exercise for this year’s version, and you might see defenders swarming into the backfield as No. 25 tries to flee this way and that before being swallowed up by the wave.
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Chip Kelly was asked earlier this week whether the win over the Carolina Panthers represented the Eagles’ most complete game of the season.
“No,” he said after a short pause. “We didn’t play well offensively at all.”
Considering Mark Sanchez posted a passer rating of 102.5 and the Eagles put 45 up on the scoreboard, Kelly’s response caught many by surprise. But the truth is the Eagles had trouble sustaining drives, with seven of 13 possessions gaining 10 yards or fewer.
To Kelly, not having an effective run game is like not having a morning cup of coffee. Regardless of what else happens, it’s likely to ruin his day. And on Monday night, Eagles running backs totaled 38 yards on 18 attempts (2.1 YPC). After the victory, the mood among the offensive linemen was different than many others in the locker room. Read more »
The Eagles scored 31 points on offense, racked up 365 yards on 62 plays and went 4-for-4 in the red zone Monday, all while breaking in a new quarterback. Chip Kelly, though, was not particularly pleased with his unit’s performance.
“No,” Kelly responded when asked if this was the most complete game his team has played. “We didn’t play well offensively at all.”
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