Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Philadelphia Eagles’ Week 3 Game

September 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chip Kelly faces a big test in Week 3, when he squares off in a coaching duel against the man who knows Philadelphia best.
Kelly will match wits with Andy Reid, the face of the Eagles for 14 years, on a short week in prime time.
The game will certainly make for interesting television, as the contest pits Reid against his old team. Reid coached the Eagles to nine playoff appearances in his tenure with the city but was fired after consecutive non-winning seasons, the last of which he lost 11 of his final 12 games.
Reid brings with him a 2-0 Chiefs squad that has already equaled its win total of 2012. Kansas City ranks third in the NFL in point differential (+17), trailing just the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, two teams that many picked to go to the Super Bowl.
Meanwhile, the Eagles came back down to earth following its Week 1 upset of the Washington Redskins, but Kelly and quarterback Michael Vick still have the offense averaging 500 yards and 30 points per ga...

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