Just try to keep up with Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins sure couldn't.

Playing at a frenetic pace that left the host Redskins bumbling and stumbling, the Eagles unleashed coach Chip Kelly's offense on the NFL on Monday night. The Eagles crammed 53 plays into a 30-minute first half, took a 26-point lead in the third quarter and held on for a 33-27 victory over the defending NFC East champs.

Running the don't-take-a-breath attack that won 87 percent of the time during Kelly's four years at the University of Oregon, Vick completed 15 of 25 passes for 203 yards and two touchdowns, and he also ran nine times for 56 yards and a score. McCoy piled up 184 yards on 31 carries, including a 34-yard TD. DeSean Jackson had seven catches for 104 yards and a TD.

"I've never been a part of anything like it," Vick said. "When the first quarter was over, I thought we was about to go into halftime. It was unreal. The only thing I could tell myself was, 'It's going to be a long season.' "

The game was played eight months to the day since Redskins quarterback Griffin had major knee surgery. Wearing a brace on his right knee, Griffin completed 30 of 49 passes for 329 yards, but 169 yards came in the fourth after the Eagles had taken control. He was also intercepted twice -- the first multi-interception game of his career.

Griffin ran only five times for 24 yards. He reached down to touch his knee after he was slammed down by Mychal Kendricks late in the second quarter -- Griffin was flagged for intentional grounding on the play -- but remained in the game.


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Texans 31, Chargers 28: Randy Bullock kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired, and Houston rallied from a 21-point deficit in the second half for a victory at San Diego.

Brian Cushing returned an interception 18 yards for the tying touchdown with 9:30 to play for the Texans, who spoiled the debut of Chargers coach Mike McCoy, the offensive guru hired to revitalize a stagnant franchise.

Patriots: Fox Sports reported that New England running back Shane Vereen broke a bone in his wrist during a season-opening win over Buffalo, had surgery Monday and is expected to be out several weeks.

Vereen rushed 14 times for 101 yards, caught seven passes for 58 yards and set up the winning field goal against the Bills with a 15-yard run.

Giants: The team denied an allegation from Dallas owner Jerry Jones that it faked injuries during a long touchdown drive by the Cowboys in New York's season-opening loss.

  • The Giants will work out free-agent running backs Brandon Jacobs and Willis McGahee on Tuesday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Former Jets running back Joe McKnight also will work out.

    Lions: Ndamukong Suh's illegal low block in Detroit's game Sunday against Minnesota will be reviewed for potential discipline, NFL spokesman Randall Liu confirmed in an email to The Associated Press.

    Suh, a Lions defensive tackle, hit Vikings center John Sullivan during an interception return, and the penalty against him negated a touchdown.

    Cowboys: Quarterback Tony Romo suffered bruised ribs in Sunday's win against the Giants but should not miss any practice time, sources told ESPN.com. Also, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a sprained foot late in the fourth quarter.

    Bryant, whose X-rays were negative, said he wasn't sure if he would practice Wednesday but expects to play against Kansas City on Sunday.

    Newsday (N.Y.) contributed to this report.