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NFL preview capsule — Week 3

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Chiefs (2-0) at Eagles (1-1)

Time: 8:25 tonight.

Line: Eagles by 3.

TV: NFL Network.

The skinny: Chiefs coach Andy Reid led the Eagles to nine playoff appearances, six division titles, five NFC championships and one Super Bowl in 14 seasons between 1999-2012. ... Several other coaches on Reid’s staff worked with Reid in Philadelphia, including offensive coordinator Doug Pederson. ... Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is averaging 4.1 yards per carry, far below his career average of 5.7, which is tied with hall of famer Marion Motley for first all-time. ... The Chiefs are tied for the NFL high with nine sacks. ... Eagles running back LeSean McCoy needs one rushing touchdown to tie Randall Cunningham for fourth on the all-time list with 32. ... Wide receiver DeSean Jackson (5,453) trails hall of famer Tommy McDonald (5,521) by 68 yards for 12th on the team’s all-time list for yards from scrimmage. Jackson is trying to become the first Eagle to have three consecutive 100-yard receiving games since Terrell Owens in 2004. ... Cornerback Brandon Boykin has an interception and a forced fumble in the first two games. ... The Eagles already have forced six turnovers after getting only 13 last year. ... Linebacker Trent Cole has forced fumbles in consecutive games, his first two games since switching from defensive end.

The pick: Eagles.

— Associated Press


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