Eagles face off against Chargers after franchise-record breaking win

Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram left celebrates after after sacking Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith with defensive end Joey Bosa top during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday Sept. 24 2017 in Carson Cal

Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram left celebrates after after sacking Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith with defensive end Joey Bosa top during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday Sept. 24 2017 in Carson Cal

Perhaps unleashing LeGarrette Blount (113 yards) would be ideal with Los Angeles ranking next-to-last in rushing defense (146.7 yards per game). "They've been in every game and were one play away from winning two of them". They almost upset the Denver Broncos on the road and should have defeated the Miami Dolphins at home. If their early-season struggles reemerge, the offense might have trouble sustaining drives.

Eagles key defensive players Jordan Hicks and Rodney McLeod, are listed as questionable and are expected to play on Sunday. Sproles is done for the season and Cox has been ruled out for this week with a calf strain.

While this is a true road game, Philly fans will make it feel like home. The run game will miss Darren Sproles, who suffered season-ending injuries last week against the Giants. LeGarrette Blount averaged nearly six yards per carry after not getting any the previous week. "I thought Jalen did a good job of that, and tackled, and it was an important part of our win". He did manage 67 yards and a touchdown last week as Doug Pederson had him split carries with Wendall Smallwood.

Sophomore and San Diego native Carter Wood has already let go of the need to watch the Chargers play. Take care of the football and make them earn it. This means the Eagles will playing with just three defensive tackles in the game against the Chargers. Jalen Mills, Patrick Robinson and Rasul Douglas are growing up on the job with top cornerback Ronald Darby out for a while. We know we ran the ball effectively. Can this young group succeed against Philip Rivers? This is the game to do it. Keenan Allen, Travis Benjamin and Antonio Gates should have mismatches all day.

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They showed how we had to play. "In life you don't get a second opportunity, but I'm not unhappy with what I saw from the team". Hopefully we can play some good football, get the fans behind us and have a good boost going into the global break.

One of the bigger concerns for the Chargers is Hunter Henry's inability to get into a groove at tight end. Rivers has to cut down on the turnovers and the offensive line needs to give him enough time to find his receivers. The game was tied before the kick and would have just gone into overtime. He's very active. He's not a quarterback who slides or goes to the ground.

- The Eagles have allowed a total of 11 punt return yards in their first three games.

Here are five numbers to keep an eye on as these two teams square off on the West Coast in Week 4. The StubHub Center is primarily used as a soccer stadium and can seat 27,000 fans. Sure, if they were to miraculously win the Super Bowl as a wild card team, fans would be ecstatic regardless of how they got there. In those same two games, the Eagles have started just two of 23 possessions at the 40 or better.

Pass protection has been strong, allowing four sacks this season despite Rivers dropping back nearly an average of 40 times a game. They are beyond desperate for a win at this point, and the Philadelphia Eagles have to be careful.

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