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I Can’t Help Falling In Love…With The Philadelphia Eagles?!?

Chill out. It’s just a play on words with the random photo of Elvis that was being held up on the sidelines tonight in DC.

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Eagles head coach Chip Kelly had questions surrounding him from the moment he backed out of his promise to stay at Oregon and depart to the NFL. With silly college gimmicks on the sidelines calling out the Eagles plays we were reminded why. But the on-field play of the Eagles? Anything but silly.

Sure, they almost blew a 26-point lead in the second half but come on – who didn’t in the opening week of the NFL!?

After an abysmal 4-12 season, the expectations were low with a new head coach who came from the NCAA ranks. The Redskins on the other hand were riding that high of being 10-6 last year and having a post-season appearance in the first year of RGIII.

Meanwhile, Mr. “I will play the first game of the year” was 30 of 49 for 329 yards, 2 TDs and 2 INTs (only 24 rushing yards). Michael Vick? An average 15 of 25 for 203 yards (DeSean Jackson had 100 of those receiving) with 2 touchdowns but ZERO interceptions (he did have a fumble).

It was the complementary rushing attack from Philadelphia that ate up the Redskins D and undoubtedly got the attention of defensive coordinators all over the NFL. LeSean McCoy ran for 184 yards with a touchdown and over 100 of those came in the first half!

The Eagles beating the Redskins at FedEx Field to open the season most likely means one thing: The NFC East could be closer than we even thought.

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