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NFL Week 2: Chargers put their season in turnaround, beat Eagles
NFL Week 2: Chargers put their season in turnaround, beat Eagles

How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround? In part, they spent last week turning around quickly. To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-forward offense, the Chargers secretly employed a novel strategy at their closed-to-the-media practices. Instead of getting a long look at the formation they were facing, defensive players turned their backs to the offense and instead trained their eyes on defensive coordinator John Pagano. When the offense was set, Pagano would give his players the signal to turn around, and they had roughly two seconds to make the proper...

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