Last weekend, twelve games were decided by seven points or fewer, the most for a season-opening weekend and tied for the most in any week in NFL history. This weekend continued the trend of nailbiting contests, with 11 games decided by one posession (8 points) or less. One of those games was the barn burner that took place in Philadelphia, where the Eagles hosted the Chargers. The City of Brotherly Love is abuzz after Chip Kelly’s college-style, read-option offense has racked up 64 points through its first two games of existence. While the Birds did eventually fall 33-30 to the Bolts, they put on an offensive display that won’t go unnoticed around the league. Here’s an example:
Expect highlights like these for all the games this past weekend, of course in addition to expert analysis on key football issues by Cris, Phil and JB, if you tune into “Inside the NFL,” Wednesdays at 9/8C, only on Showtime.