Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly was credited with reshaping the future of NFL offenses after one game.
Well, Kelly’s offense came up short in Week 2 against the San Diego Chargers.
Philadelphia produced only 10 points in the first half of Sunday’s game. Most NFL observers believed no team could figure out how to handle Kelly’s system, but San Diego did a good job. And Philadelphia's defense isn't that good. The Chargers won 33-30 on a field goal in the final seconds.
The first half was not very prolific for the Eagles, especially compared to last week's first half against the Redskins.
San Diego had 18 first-downs at halftime time compared to Philadelphia’s 10.
San Diego ran 35 plays compared to Philadelphia’s 30.
San Diego compiled 291 yards compared to Philadelphia’s 248.
The Eagles' offense rallied in the second half (Michael Vick finished with 428 yards passing, so it wasn't all that bad), but it wasn't enough to get the win. The Week 2 loss showed that we might want to pump the breaks a bit on the Philadelphia bandwagon.