Chip Kelly's first drive ends in Michael Vick backwards pass scooped and scored

Maybe this was forwards, maybe this was backwards, but it was definitely seven points for the Redskins according to the officials.

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia got off to a great start. The offense was rolling, Kelly was getting credit from everybody for operating quickly, the Redskins defenders were tiring and the Eagles offense was taking the Redskins' fans out of the game. We even swooned about his conversion of a fourth-and-short in enemy territory when lesser coaches might have punted.

And then? Michael Vick did this:

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Vick tossed the ball ever so slightly backwards to LeSean McCoy, but Ryan Kerrigan swatted it and the live ball was picked up for a 75-yard touchdown to put the Redskins up 7-0 without Robert Griffin III even having to take the field.

Was it actually backward? Tough to tell. The review turned out to be inconclusive so the referees couldn't overturn the ruling on the field.

What is clear, however, is that everybody on the Eagles thought it was an incomplete pass, just kinda chilling out as Hall realized "wait ... THAT'S A FUMBLE," scooped, and very slowly scored.

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