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Final Score: Philadelphia 33, Washington 27

Landover,  MD  (Sports Network)  - With people  questioning how his high-paced 
offense  would  translate to the  pro game, first-year Philadelphia head coach 
Chip Kelly took a big step toward silencing his critics. 

And  Michael Vick  and LeSean McCoy made  sure their new bench boss left FedEx 
Field a winner. 

McCoy rushed for 184 yards and a score on 31 carries, while Vick accounted for 
three  touchdowns,  as the Eagles  spoiled the return of Redskins' quarterback 
Robert  Griffin III  with  a 33-27  triumph over  reigning  NFC East  champion 
Washington in the season opener for both teams. 

Kelly had spent the last six seasons at Oregon before replacing current Kansas 
City  head coach Andy Reid, whose 14-year tenure in Philadelphia ended after a 
4-12 finish last season and a second straight year not making the playoffs. 

The  Eagles  (1-0) embraced  the  fast-paced,  high-octane offense  of  Kelly, 
racking up 443 total yards and 26 first downs en route to the victory. 

Vick finished 15-of-25 passing for 203 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing 
nine times for 56 yards and a score. DeSean Jackson hauled in seven passes for 
a game-high 104 yards and a touchdown in the win. 

Griffin,  meanwhile, showed  plenty of  rust in  his first  game action  since 
sustaining  a torn LCL and ACL in his right knee during Washington's wild card 
loss to the Seattle Seahawks last January. 

The  reigning  NFL Offensive Rookie of  the Year completed 30-of-49 passes for 
329  yards,  two touchdowns and  two interceptions, while Alfred Morris rushed 
for 45 yards and a score on 12 carries for the Redskins (0-1).


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