Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/17/13
Rollercoaster Ride Looks as though my article about Chip Kelly remaining with the Oregon Ducks was wasted time now that the Philadelphia Eagles have announced them as their next head coach. Unless, however, the Eagles think that this prank is some ingenious plan to throw off all other NFL teams while reveling in the huge salary that they have to dole out to their “star” performers. While that scenario would be great for Duck fans around the world (as their coveted head coach would remain with a program on the verge of a second BCS National Championship), in all likelihood that is just about as likely to occur as the Raiders ever making the playoffs again. The move comes as a huge surprise to everybody across the college football world and ends a saga that has been one of the most ill-reported, least factual, and frustrating to cover coaching searches in the NFL. First Chip was headed to Cleveland, then he was going to Philly, then, against almost all the odds, indications were that ...
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