NFL Watch // Big Red Wins In Return To Philly

NFL Watch // Big Red Wins In Return To Philly

NFL Watch // Big Red Wins In Return To Philly

words // Brandon Richard

It didn’t take long for Week 3 of the NFL season to cue up the drama, as Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid made a Thursday Night return to Philadelphia, where he coached the Eagles for 14 seasons. Reid was relieved of his duties after the Eagles finished 4-12 last season and missed the playoffs for the second-straight year. Though many expected Reid to take some time off, the coveted coach was immediately inked to a deal by the Chiefs in January and has his new team rolling early.

The Chiefs’ game philosophy appears to be something along the lines of ‘don’t turn the ball over, let the defense make plays.’ Quarterback Alex Smith completed 22 of his 35 passes for 273 yards and no touchdowns, but also no interceptions. Jamaal Charles led a rushing attack that was out-gained by 118 yards, but never fumbled. Defensively, the Chiefs recovered three lost fumbles and picked off Eagles QB Michael Vick twice. As a result, Kansas City controlled the game from start to finish, ultimately winning 26-16 and giving ‘Big Red’ a triumphant victory in his return to Lincoln Financial.

After winning just two games last season, the Chiefs are now 3-0 and will host the New York Giants on Sunday.

Also in Week 3 action, the Cincinnati Bengals picked up a statement win with a late-game rally against the Green Bay Packers; Brian Hoyer stepped in for Brandon Weeden to help the Cleveland Browns get their first win of the season; New England’s defense held Tampa Bay to just 3 points in a blowout; the Detroit Lions handed RG3 and the Redskins an 0-3 start; Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers blasted the New York Giants 38-0; the Miami Dolphins picked up an unlikely comeback win against the Atlanta Falcons to start 3-0 for the first time since 2002; Indianapolis looked impressive in a dominant 27-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers; Seattle ran up 45 points on Jacksonville; the disappointing Pittsburgh Steelers fell to 0-3 after a 40-23 loss at the hands of the Chicago Bears; and the Denver Broncos kept up their torrid offensive pace against the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night.

What football cleats hit the field in these Week 3 games? Find out in this week’s NFL Watch.

NFL Watch // Big Red Wins In Return To Philly

Donnie Avery wearing Nike Vapor Pro Low TD

Donnie Avery – Nike Vapor Pro Low TD

Jamaal Charles wearing Reebok Zig Blaze Mid

Jamaal Charles – Reebok Zig Blaze Mid

Bernard Pierce wearing Under Armour Highlight MC

Bernard Pierce – Under Armour Highlight MC

Giovani Bernard wearing Nike Alpha Pro Low TD

Giovani Bernard – Nike Alpha Pro Low TD

DeMarco Murray wearing adidas adizero 5-Star 2.0 Mid

DeMarco Murray – adidas adizero 5-Star 2.0 Mid

Brian Hoyer wearing Nike Alpha Pro 3/4 Browns

Brian Hoyer – Nike Alpha Pro 3/4

Kenbrell Thompkins wearing Nike Alpha Pro Low TD Patriots

Kenbrell Thompkins – Nike Alpha Pro Low TD ‘Patriots’

Jimmy Graham wearing adidas Crazyquick Mid

Jimmy Graham – adidas Crazyquick Mid

Jake Locker wearing Nike Alpha Pro 3/4 Titans

Jake Locker – Nike Alpha Pro 3/4

Calvin Johnson wearing Nike CJ81 Elite TD

Calvin Johnson – Nike CJ81 Elite TD

Steve Smith wearing Under Armour Mercenary 5/8 MC

Steve Smith – Under Armour Mercenary 5/8 MC

Brian Hartline wearing Nike Vapor Pro Low TD Dolphins

Brian Hartline – Nike Vapor Pro Low TD

Geno wearing Nike Alpha Talon Elite

Geno Smith – Nike Alpha Talon Elite

Trent Richardson wearing Nike Lunar Super Bad Pro TD

Trent Richardson – Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD

Russell Wilson wearing Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD

Russell Wilson – Nike Lunar Superbad Pro TD

Matt Forte wearing Nike Alpha Pro 3/4

Matt Forte – Nike Alpha Pro 3/4

Eric Decker wearing Nike Lunar Superbad Pro Low

Eric Decker – Nike Lunar Superbad Pro

images via Yahoo

Chiefs Safety Eric Berry Live Chat Wednesday

Chiefs Safety Eric Berry Live Chat Wednesday

Chiefs Safety Eric Berry Live Chat Wednesday

words // Brandon Richard

A key element in the Kansas City Chiefs’ unexpected run to the AFC West title last season was rookie safety Eric Berry, who recorded 92 tackles and four interceptions on the year. With his outstanding play, Berry was voted to represent the AFC in the Pro Bowl.

Berry is also one of the faces of adidas Football and has been selected to be the primary figure behind the brand’s marketing campaign for the adiZero 5-Star cleat. The adiZero 5-Star, which tips the scales at 6.8 ounces, is the lightest available football cleat by more than three ounces over the nearest competitor. An already-quick Berry becomes an even faster threat when he laces up the new adidas football cleats.

Fans of Berry, the Kansas City Chiefs and adidas Football will have an opportunity to chat with the Pro Bowl safety tomorrow afternoon here at Eastbay. Chat participants will be able to ask the defensive star questions and view his response live at www.Eastbay.com/adidas/. During the chat, Berry will showcase the adiZero 5-Star.

The Eric Berry live chat starts tomorrow (Wednesday, July 20th) at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Over the past several months, the adidas NOW portal at Eastbay.com has hosted chats with star athletes such as Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, B.J. Upton of the Tampa Bay Rays and U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay. Adidas and Eastbay will continue to run athlete video chats throughout the year.

LIVE ONLINE VIDEO CHAT WITH CHIEFS PRO BOWLER ERIC BERRY

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 20
8:00 p.m. EST

WHERE:
Hosted on www.eastbay.com/adidas/