PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — They say practice makes perfect. Well, practice all you want, but it’s difficult to properly prepare for Chip Kelly’s fast-paced offense.
“We thought we were prepared for it,” Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins said on WFAN in New York on Tuesday of the Eagles’ offense. “Obviously, we weren’t.”
Jenkins, the former Eagle, contributed a lot of the Eagles’ success to the speed of the offense.
Listen: Cullen Jenkins on WFAN
“I think a lot of breakdowns came from just the speed of their offense, a lack of communication between the players,” Jenkins said. “There were a lot of times where guys were confused as to what assignment they had or what the call was, and that’s something that we had practiced all week.”
Kelly’s Birds gashed the Giants for 448 yards, 24 first downs, and 27 points, en route to a 27-0 blowout win.
“We weren’t able to get things turned around when they went bad,” Jenkins said. “They came out and punched us in the mouth from the opening drive, and we were never able to regroup.”
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