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Eagles-Chargers Capsule

By The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (2-1) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (0-3)

Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Chargers by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 2-1, Los Angeles 0-3

SERIES RECORD - Chargers lead 7-4

LAST MEETING - Chargers beat Eagles 33-30, Sept. 15, 2013

LAST WEEK - Eagles beat Giants 27-24; Chargers lost to Chiefs 24-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 12, Chargers No. 27

EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (9), PASS (10).

EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (6), PASS (25).

CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (27), PASS (11).

CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (31), PASS (5).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Although Chargers lead series, team have split last four meetings dating to 2001. Nine of 11 games have been decided by eight or fewer points, including five by three or fewer. ... Eagles' last game in Los Angeles proper was 31-10 win against Raiders at Coliseum on Nov. 8, 1992. ... Eagles lead NFC with .587 winning percentage (40-28-1) vs. AFC opponents since 2000. ... RB Darren Sproles, who began career with Chargers, suffered ACL, broken forearm on same play last week. ... Eagles released another former Chargers RB, Ryan Mathews, during training camp. ... Philly offensive coordinator Frank Reich was Chargers quarterbacks coach in 2013, offensive coordinator in 2014-15 before being fired in staff purge. Reich credited with helping Philip Rivers bounce back from shaky few seasons. ... Rivers threw three interceptions in loss to Chiefs. He led league in pickoffs two of last three seasons, including career-high 21 in 2016. .. Chargers DE Melvin Ingram had career-high three sacks vs. Chiefs. He leads AFC, is second in NFL with 5 + sacks. ... Chargers tied for second in NFL with 11 sacks. ... Chargers have lost 26 of last 35 games dating to start of 2015 season and are trying to avoid first 0-4 start since 2003, when they opened 0-5 en route to 4-12 record. ... Fantasy Tip: Eagles secondary has been banged-up, so WR Keenan Allen could be good play.

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Updated September 28, 2017

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