Philip Rivers, Chargers solve Eagles

San Diego quarterback's superb performance hints at return to previous ability

Originally Published: September 15, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- This felt good. This was satisfying. This was what Philip Rivers wanted -- what he needed, really. He had a big game. His team got a tough win. The San Diego Chargers didn't disappear when their double-digit lead evaporated and the Philadelphia Eagles took the lead.

No, the Chargers finished. Rivers finished. He was accurate and methodical and lethal on third down. Against the Eagles' high-tempo offense, the Chargers' best defense, it turned out, was their own ball-hogging ...

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