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The Linc - Eagles' Secondary Not Looking So Good

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Eagles-Chargers final score: Eagles fall to San Diego in home opener, 33-30 - BLG, BGN
Yesterday's recap. So close yet so far away.

RB McCoy, WR Jackson Dazzle In Loss - Dan Klausner,
On a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles played their first home game of the 2013 regular season in front of a raucous crowd of 69,144. Though the final result was a disappointing 33-30 loss to the San Diego Chargers, two of the Eagles biggest stars on offense shined bright. After torching the Washington Redskins, wide receiver DeSean Jackson and running back LeSean McCoy each again showed the combination of electrifying speed and dazzling moves that makes them two of the most dangerous players in the entire NFL.

Handing out 10 awards from the Eagles-Chargers game - Jimmy Kempski,
The "Delusional Quote" Award: Nate Allen When asked how he thought he played, Allen replied "OK."

Perspective - Tommy Lawlor, Iggles Blitz
Losing to San Diego was no fun, but it was hardly the end of the world.

How Rivers, Chargers Decoded the Eagles’ Defense - Tim McManus, Bird 24/7
Rivers was able to get the better of the Eagles pre-snap. Connor Barwin explained that the no-huddle attack that the Chargers deployed wasn’t in the name of getting the snap off quickly. Instead, San Diego just sat at the line of scrimmage, allowed time to tick off the clock, and waited until the defense showed its hand. Once it did, the veteran quarterback made his adjustment and exploited the vulnerable area.

Domo’s grades for Eagles-Chargers - Paul Domowitch, Daily News
PASS DEFENSE The Eagles were an equal-opportunity pass defense. They couldn’t muster a pass rush and couldn’t cover. They made Philip Rivers look like he should be on the next bus to Canton. He completed 76.6 percent of his passes, averaged 8.9 yards per attempt and threw three TDs. Grade: F

Eagles' secondary looks like 2012 -- maybe worse - Reuben Frank, CSN Philly
You didn’t think it could get any worse. It may be worse.

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