1:00 PM ET, September 27, 2009
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
Eagles' backups step up to lead rout of Chiefs in Vick's first game
PHILADELPHIA -- Michael Vick was a super decoy.Getting significant contributions from their youngsters and backups, the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Kansas City Chiefs 34-14 in Vick's return to the NFL on Sunday.
Chadiha: A Modest Return
In a game that was ugly and one-sided from the start, Michael Vick found a way to get exactly what he needed out of the contest, writes Jeffri Chadiha. Story
• For the second time in as many career starts, Kevin Kolb threw for over 300 yards, finishing with 327. He is the first QB in NFL history to throw for 300-plus yards in each of his first two starts.
• In his first regular-season game since New Year's Eve 2006, Michael Vick completed no passes and had one rush for 7 yards.
• Kansas City has allowed 72 points in two road games this season and has lost seven straight overall.
• DeSean Jackson posted his third touchdown of more than 60 yards this season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Going For Distance
DeSean Jackson's 64-yard touchdown reception was his shortest touchdown of the season.
The Eagles inducted former QB Randall Cunningham and OL Al Wistert into the team's honor roll at halftime. ... Philadelphia improved to 5-6 the week before a bye under Reid. ... Jackson has four career 100-yard receiving games -- two last September and two this September. He's the first Eagles player to have TD receptions of 60-plus yards in consecutive games since Mike Quick in 1985. ... Celek is the first Eagles tight end to have consecutive 100-yard games since Pete Retzlaff in 1965.
PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Quarterback Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before taking on the...(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||3.8||6.7|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||2-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||06:08||LeSean McCoy 5 Yd Run (David Akers Kick)||0||7|
|TD||01:21||Kevin Kolb 1 Yd Run (David Akers Kick)||0||14|
|TD||08:34||Mark Bradley 13 Yd Pass From Matt Cassel (Ryan Succop Kick)||7||14|
|TD||08:16||DeSean Jackson 64 Yd Pass From Kevin Kolb (David Akers Kick)||7||21|
|FG||00:31||David Akers 29 Yd||7||24|
|FG||09:15||David Akers 38 Yd||7||27|
|TD||06:43||Brent Celek 35 Yd Pass From Kevin Kolb (David Akers Kick)||7||34|
|TD||01:54||Bobby Wade 9 Yd Pass From Matt Cassel (Ryan Succop Kick)||14||34|
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