Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 2/15/13
Chip Kelly has worked fast in Philadelphia, making sure that his coaching staff would be formed prior to free agency and the draft. His moves, while they may pan out, are starting to become quite a few head scratchers. Within the last few weeks, Kelly either approved the hiring of or directly chose to bring in assistants Pat Shurmur (offensive coordinator) and Billy Davis (defensive coordinator). And now, comes the potential media bomb shell, the signing of former Oregon Duck Dennis Dixon. The most puzzling of the three decisions may be Dixon, but let's not start there. Davis may have to be chalked up to an impulse buy. Sure, you simply must have a defensive coordinator and Davis has a considerably long NFL career, but that career is not full of greatness, as Davis has spent the last several years on let's say “questionable” coaching staffs. This will be Davis' eighth stop since the year 2000, and his third attempt leading the defensive staff, since calling the plays on defense
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