Andy Reid’s much-anticipated return to Philadelphia resulted in a little payback. The head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs was back in the City of Brotherly Love on Thursday night, and he took the Eagles to task with an emotional 26-16 victory against the franchise that cut ties with him after 14 seasons last December.
Reid's replacement and his up-tempo offense were plagued by mistakes. The Birds committed five turnovers before it was all said and done, including a muffed punt and pick six to spot Kansas City 10 points within the game's first four minutes.
From there an erratic Michael Vick was never quite able to find a rhythm. The Eagles quarterback completed 13-of-30 passes for 201 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, plus was sacked five times as the offense stalled repeatedly.
Philly's defense was able to pressure Chiefs QB Alex Smith, but he managed the game well, committing zero turnovers along the way. Running back Jamaal Charles racked up over 170 yards of total offense, while wide receiver Donnie Avery piled up 141 yards receiving.
Kansas City is now 3-0 on the season, and looking like a viable contender out of the AFC West. The Eagles fall to 1-2 for the year, with a tough game ahead in Denver 10 days from. More analysis on the major happenings from the contest below.
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