Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/3/13

A report from CBS Sport Insider Jason La Canfora says that current Penn State Nittany Lions head coach, Bill O’Brien, is ‘likely’ heading back to the NFL to be either the head coach for the Cleveland Browns or the Philadelphia Eagles. The report states that which team it is will depend upon where Chip Kelly elects to coach next season if he accepts the offer from either team after he interviews with them tomorrow. O’Brien led the Nittany Lions to a surprising 8-4 record, one year after the Jerry Sandusky scandal left them with near program crippling sanctions. It will cost whatever team that decides to hire O’Brien a pretty penny, as he has a buyout of $9 million. “Whoever doesn’t get Chip Kelly will certainly be high on Bill O’Brien in the case of the Browns and the Eagles,” said La Canfora. “[Syracuse coach] Doug Marrone is a guy these teams are looking at as well. And then you have a whole slew of coordinators who, if something doesn’t work out with these college guys or if they decide to stay, then there’s directions the Browns can go as well.” There are all kinds of rumors circulating right now [...]

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