A season of transition brought a new coach with a breath of fresh air and a new identity as a team. There were adjustments along the way as Chip Kelly adjusted to life as an NFL coach after serving an entire career at the college level, but his players bought in to the mentality Kelly introduced to them and fought their way to an NFC East division title few saw coming before the season started.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
The Philadelphia Eagles will need their defensive secondary to be on their toes this weekend with Drew Brees leading the New Orleans Saints in to town with a monster of a passing offense. Fortunately for the Eagles, the defensive backfield is getting healthier in time for the playoffs.
Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.
With their AFC playoff hopes essentially on life support, the San Diego Chargers prepare to host Eli Manning and the New York Giants this Sunday.
Trying to extend their win streak to a season-high, three games, the San Diego Chargers travel to the nation’s capital, hoping to avoid a letdown against Robert Griffin III and the struggling Washington Redskins.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
After having a chance to mend some injuries and refocus on their long-term objectives, the San Diego Chargers come off of their bye week this Sunday when they travel to Maryland to meet the Washington Redskins.
Is this the weekend that the San Diego Chargers put together a full four quarters of play against the Dallas Cowboys?
After a heartbreaking 20-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on the road this past Sunday, the San Diego Chargers look to right the ship this Sunday when they host the Dallas Cowboys.
Blown opportunities will drive any NFL head coach nuts, especially when you are trying to set a new attitude following several years of losing.
For the San Diego Chargers, this Sunday’s game in Philadelphia will be a good test as to whether or not the team can put the season-opening catastrophe against the Houston Texans behind them.
After a heart-breaking 31-28 loss to the Houston Texans Monday evening in the season opener, the San Diego Chargers turn their attention to the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday for a short-week matchup.
A hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.