Reid's Return To Philly A Success As Chiefs Top Eagles

By: Barry Wilner (AP Pro Football Writer)
By: Barry Wilner (AP Pro Football Writer)
Donnie Avery dumps Gatorade on Andy Reid in the closing moments of the Chiefs win over Philadelphia on September 19th, 2013.  Kansas City beat the Eagles 26-16 in Reid's first game against his former team. (Photo: Screen capture of NFL Network).

Donnie Avery dumps Gatorade on Andy Reid in the closing moments of the Chiefs win over Philadelphia on September 19th, 2013. Kansas City beat the Eagles 26-16 in Reid's first game against his former team. (Photo: Screen capture of NFL Network).

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Andy Reid's coaching return to Philadelphia was a success Thursday night as he guided the Kansas City Chiefs past the Eagles 26-16.

The Chiefs' defense forced four turnovers and sacked Michael Vick six times, 4 1/2 by linebacker Justin Houston. Kansas City (3-0) has won more games already under Reid than it did all of last season.

Kansas City, which has not had a giveaway this season, got a 38-yard interception return by Eric Berry for a touchdown, and a 3-yard scoring run by Jamaal Charles. Ryan Succop kicked four field goals.

Philadelphia (1-2) had five sacks, but was undone by sloppy tackling and an inconsistent performance by the fast-tempo offense brought in by Reid's replacement, Chip Kelly.

Reid won 140 games and six division titles in Philadelphia.

Vick limped off the field with 1:34 to go after the final sack and turnover.

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