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Andy Reid changed the direction of the Philadelphia Eagles in his first draft, selecting Donovan McNabb with the second overall pick and setting the franchise on a path toward a decade of success.
Chip Kelly, you're on the clock.
Kelly, who was lured away from Oregon to replace Reid, has the tough task of trying to rebuild the Eagles after a 4-12 season. They'll start with the No. 4 pick in the first round of Thursday night's NFL draft. It's the first time the Eagles have a top-5 pick since choosing McNabb in 1999.
Obviously it's a vital draft for the Eagles, who've missed the playoffs the last two years and have an overhauled roster.
But don't tell Kelly this draft will define his career like it did Reid, who made the right pick by taking McNabb over quarterbacks Akili Smith, Daunte Culpepper and Cade McNown.
''I want to come out of it with the best players,'' Kelly said. ''Hopefully my goal is we have a lot more drafts. So y...
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In a few days the Chief will be on the clock and in our continuing series today, this draft could boil down to KC’s most important in team history. And with that, it’s a good thing new Head Coach, Andy Reid, is in charge of it.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer Chip Kelly already has changed the way the Philadelphia Eagles do almost everything.
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NFLDraftTags: Chip KellyE.J. ManuelEric FisherGeno SmithGus BradleyLane JohnsonLuke JoeckelPhiladelphia EaglesSharrif FloydStar LotuleileiWe’re just a couple of days away from the 2013 NFL Draft and there’s still no surety regarding which player is going to be the first pick in the draft.
It’s a given that Andy Reid and the Kansas...
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