Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 12/31/12
It’s being reported by Adam Caplan, Sirius XM radio host and PhiladelphiaEagles.com analyst, that executives have Oregon Head Coach Chip Kelly pegged as the Browns #1 choice. Two high-ranking #NFL personnel execs say Oregon HC Chip Kelly is the clear #1 choice for the Browns. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 1, 2013 Kelly is one of the hotter coaching names out there after his success at Oregon, where he has a record of 45-7 in four seasons with a National Championship appearance as well as three Pac-10/Pac-12 titles. His up-tempo, spread offense is one that would bring a unique style to the NFL, but some have questioned his lack of NFL coaching experience. In addition, Caplan states that opposing GMs rank the Browns’ young roster as #1 or #2 among the now eight NFL head coaching vacancies. Also, 2 GM candidates I spoke to over last week ranked Browns either #1 or #2 for best roster of all projected openings. Like young roster. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) January 1, 2013 Related: Browns Will Hire Head Coach First, Then GM
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