The San Diego Chargers secured a 28-7 lead last week against the Texans only to watch Houston respond with 24 unanswered points during kickoff weekend, losing by three points on a last-second field goal.
They weren't going to lose it this time.
After securing a ten-point lead with over ten minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Eagles and Chargers game turned into an action-packed turn-based video game, with 40 points scored in the second half -- including the 23 in the fourth quarter. San Diego wiped out the fourth quarter clock, but much of that has to do with Chip Kelly's up-pace tempo.
The story is the passing game between the two teams. Philip Rivers and Michael Vick combined for 847 yards passing, five touchdowns on 60 completions. Both teams had two 100-yard receivers (Eagles: DeSean Jackson, LeSean McCoy... Chargers: Antonio Gates, Malcolm Floyd) while Eddie Royal caught all three of Rivers' touchdown throws.
Floyd was taken off on a stretcher after being sandwiched on a hit by Nate Allen and DeMeco Ryans. According to reports, he was moving his legs and fingers while being removed from the game.