Found September 11, 2013 on Eagles Eye:
High-speed execution by supreme athletes on offense is the lightning... and the bottle is smart judgement on when to rein it in. Sometimes you have to throw away a play...and live for the next down. It's a situational thing. If Chip Kelly can get his boys to take it up a notch from here to there, look out...  You could see the enthusiasm in the Kelly game plan by all-world athletes like DeSean Jackson, LeSean McCoy and Michael Vick...  It was palpable. It was lightning. They bought into it. But the key to great gee-tarists as well as great athletes is restraint... You need to throw a change-up in your tempo and your routine every now and then. You got to bottle it...and pour it out upon command. Lightning--- It's not like a heat pump on automatic thermostat--- it must be allowed to breathe. And strike when they least expect it. That's the command of pace that I hope the Chippah is learning at the NFL level. Part of the challenge in the NFL...

Chip Kelly Says Pace Of Eagles Offense Was Too Slow vs Redskins

Chip Kelly is a football maniac, and get this, he thinks his team can play faster. While addressing the media today after getting his first victory as an NFL coach, Kelly said that “the pace of the offense was too slow, and that they can go faster” according to Birds 24/7. Chip Kelly feels like Monday's pace was too slow. — Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus...

Eagles Fend Off Skins 33-27; Analysis, Locker Room Interviews; More!

Follow Jeff on Twitter @Jeff1470TheFox For All The Latest Eagles and NFL News! And what a way to kickoff the 2013 NFL Season and the Chip Kelly Era in Philadelphia with a huge 33-27 victory on the road in primetime against the 2012 NFC East Division Champions, Washington Redskins. We […]The post Eagles Fend Off Skins 33-27; Analysis, Locker Room Interviews; More! appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Eagles Accuse Redskins of Faking Injuries (Video)

It’s amazing that no matter where Chip Kelly coaches, players on the other side happen to go down with a lot of injuries. Last night there were accusations by the Eagles players that some of the injuries by the Redskins were fake. Some of those “injuries” did look a little suspect. It is pretty strange that the Redskins were getting cramps in game 1 during the first quarter...

NFL Picks 2013: Week 2

The football season got off to an exciting start last weekend. Chip Kelly’s Eagles gave us a glimpse of what his offense is going to look like. Larry Fitzgerald caught eight passes from a quarterback who was able to actually get the ball within his zip code once in awhile. And Anthony Maggio kept fantasy footballers informed with updated rankings right through Sunday’s kickoffs...

Chip Kelly says he can’t make Michael Vick slide

While Michael Vick had a very good game last night,  he was still very reckless while running with the football. Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told the media today that it’s too late to try and change how Vick plays. Those headfirst Mike Vick slides? Chip Kelly knows what battles are worth it, says, "I don't think at 33 we're going to get him to change." — Aditi...

Eagles' new-look defense quite impressive, too

While Chip Kelly's offense received most of the attention for a sensational start, the Philadelphia Eagles' defense also had an impressive debut. That's the bigger surprise. The Eagles were expected to score plenty of points with Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson playing in Kelly's up-tempo offense. But the defense figured to have some growing pains...

Vols next test: Dealing with No. 2 Oregon's pace

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Fast, faster and fastest -- so it goes for Oregon football, which hasn't missed a beat after former skipper Chip Kelly raced to the NFL to coach the Eagles. After leading the nation in scoring last season, the second-ranked Ducks are at it again this year under rookie head coach Mark Helfrich, the offensive coordinator under Kelly the past four years. His...

LeSean McCoy Runs Wild vs. Redskins

Philadelphia running back LeSean McCoy shredded the Redskins for 184 yards on the ground Monday in a season-opening win at Fed Ex Field.Fantasy Spin:What a performance. Clearly Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense suits McCoy perfectly. McCoy should be in for a big rebound year after a relatively disappointing 2012 campaign (840 yards, two touchdowns).

Eagles Turn To Run-First Offense

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles NewsTags: LeSean McCoyPhiladelphia EaglesChip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles took center stage as they kicked off Monday Night Football on ESPN. The Chip Kelly era got underway with what looked like a wide-margin victory and ended up coming down to the last possessions of the game. LeSean McCoy was the biggest contributor on offense. With a...

RGIII should have played during the preseason

The Washington Redskins' home opener on Monday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles was one of the most hyped openers in recent memory. While Chip Kelly's high-speed offense was a big deal, the primary storyline was the return of Robert Griffin III. We heard it all. We saw it all. Operation patience, the “blow it up” commercial, and the so-called riff between...

Eagles Win Opener; Washington Breathless

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 33-27 in Chip Kelly’s debut on Monday Night Football. The Eagles offense ran the Washington defense ragged all night long, as Michael Vick went 15-25 for 203 and two touchdowns while adding 52 yards on the ground and rushing for one score. Although the Eagles offense will be the story, the defense played very well for most of...

Chargers-Eagles Preview

The new version of the Philadelphia Eagles offense was a rousing success in the season opener - at least for 2 1/2 quarters. Same goes for the San Diego Chargers, though they came away much more disappointed. Despite successfully debuting his up-tempo style as Eagles coach, Chip Kelly would like his offense to pick up the pace even more for Sunday's matchup with the visiting...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s quick hits: 1. One of the players that excelled in the defense’s new 3-4 scheme, was Trent Cole. 2. The Eagles defense showed some promise Monday night, but the team knows it is just a start. 3. How...
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