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There’s been enough written and said about the job security of Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith. If he’s gone, which is quite likely, time to move forward and think ahead to his replacement. Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly is being recruited by the NFL once again.
He turned down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head job last year and rumors are abound that he’ll replace the soon to be fired Andy Reid in Philadelphia. With a record of 45-7, the highest winning percentage in all of college football, third in the nation in wins over that span, and he’s made a BCS bowl every year he’s coached in Eugene. He’s a hot coaching commodity. And he endorses this website, which is very important.
But will his coaching style translate to the NFL?
His offensive schemes do a lot of zone blocking just like in the NFL, with pulls and pulling guards. Kelly will have to add a few more complexities to the scheme, and find other ways to get the ball out of the qb’s hands quicker. Schematics wise I think ...
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The Philadelphia Eagles are likely going to fire coach Andy Reid at the end of the season, and possibly will look to the college ranks to grab their next head coach.
They’ll be looking to replicate the success that recent coaches have had after making the jump to the NFL, or in the case of Seattle coach Pete Carroll, BACK to the NFL.
The leading name that’s emerging for the...
Despite an epic collapse this season, Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith is expected to be back in 2013, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.
The Bears still have a shot at making the playoffs if they can beat the Lions on Sunday and have the Vikings lose to the Packers.
I believe a big part of the Bears’ second half struggles have been due to injuries to quarterback Jay...
Oregon held its first practice in Arizona at Pinnacle High School. Following practice, Chip Kelly responded to questions from media.
According to Don Banks of SI.com, in order for Oregon head coach Chip Kelly to make the jump to the NFL he wants “near complete control” of an NFL team.
If there’s a big-name coaching candidate to keep in mind in Carolina, Oregon’s Chip Kelly is a possibility. The thought of Kelly matching his up-tempo offense to franchise quarterback Cam Newton’s game is an intriguing...
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is now expected to make the jump to the NFL after the end of the college football season. He has revolutionized college football and is one of the hottest coaching prospects on the radar this year. Now it’s being reported that Kelly will want complete control of personnel decision making with any team he joins next season. Will a NFL franchise be willing...
We’re all familiar with Chip Kelly’s record while at Oregon, his three consecutive conference titles, and the heightened level to which he raised the bar for a good program stuck in an idle position, but due to what may or may not be shortly down the road; he may still be indebted to the very program indebted to him.
QuarterbacksTags: Cam NewtonCarolina PanthersChip KellyMichael VickPhiladelphia EaglesEverybody’s hearing and talking about Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly being the number choice of the Philadelphia Eagles after they let Andy Reid and his staff go on Monday. There’s also been stories floating around that Kelly is the number one...
Will today be Andy Reid’s swan song? This is it. The final game of the 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles will unfold this afternoon at the Meadowlands. Sitting at 4-12, there are no playoff aspirations for this team. There are only questions of what’s to come. What’s in store in the year ahead for Mike Vick, who will today lead the Birds for perhaps the last time. His...
The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to part ways with
long-time coach Andy Reid at the end of their disappointing season, and Oregon
coach Chip Kelly, who’s reportedly headed for the NFL, could be the team’s top
choice as a replacement, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com.
NFL.com's Albert Breer said Friday on NFL Network's
"Around The League" that the...
So with something like 55 hours left in the Andy Reid Era -- here in the Cave, we have one room set up for reverence with mourning candles in a chapel setting, and the other is an open bar with confetti and streamers -- talk in the Philadelphia media has gone to his replacement.
(And oh, Eagle players? No one cares what you think, and no media member should be asking...
Several players and Oregon Head Coach Chip Kelly responded to questions from media today as the Ducks prepare for Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl.
There is a fantastic read in the Wall Street Journal on the Patriots one word, ultra fast no huddle offense. Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe kind of revealed this to the world back in October, but the Patriots have been taking a page out of the Chip Kelly Oregon offenses. An offense that lives by the mantra of the more plays the better.According to the WSJ article, the Patriots are...