CHIP KELLY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Some NFL executives think Chip Kelly should go back to college

Chip Kelly should stop trying to make it in the NFL, at least in the eyes of some league executives.Mark Maske of the Washington Post took a look at Kelly’s professional future, and noted that there is a significant divide, even within NFL circles, with regards to how Kelly is viewed.To be clear, some executives still have a good opinion of Kelly. They view him as a bright offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly has 'real chance' to become Falcons OC

The Atlanta Falcons had the best offense in football this season, but the man who called plays for the unit is moving on to take a head coaching job with the San Francisco 49ers next season. Is Chip Kelly capable of filling his shoes?According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur — one of the favorites to take over for Kyle Shanahan as offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Six former diamonds in the rough starring in Super Bowl LI

In order to even make it to a Super Bowl, NFL teams have to have good enough regular seasons to make the playoffs and then run the gauntlet of playoff football in January. Of course, health is a key factor for most Super Bowl teams, as is the spark from getting hot at the right time. Some luck plays into it as well, but the best teams in the NFL know how to make their own luck,...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly a serious candidate for Falcons OC job

Chip Kelly is apparently a serious candidate for the Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator position, which will be vacated when Kyle Shanahan takes the 49ers job after the Super Bowl.Kelly was fired as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers following a 2-14 season. He did not get involved in any talks for college coaching positions and instead said he was willing to become an offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

Founded in 1946 as a member of the AAFC before joining the NFL four years later in the league merger, the San Francisco 49ers have had 20 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame coach, two Hall of Fame players, and two Super Bowl winners. The team is hoping for a fresh start with a new coach in 2017. How many of the leaders of the 49ers can you name...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kelly a candidate to replace Shanahan as Falcons OC

Kyle Shanahan is expected to sign with the San Francisco 49ers to be their next head coach, which leaves a vacancy at the offensive coordinator position for the Atlanta Falcons.According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly could fill that void. While Kelly hasn’t been a good head coach or general manager, there is...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly to meet with Pats after losing out on Jags' job

Chip Kelly was fired as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and lost out on the Jacksonville Jaguars’ offensive coordinator job, so where does he go next?Possibly New England. Kelly plans to meet with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the Jaguars decided to go with Nathaniel Hackett as offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Patriots offensive...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 'Good chance' Chip Kelly gets offer from Jaguars

Chip Kelly was in Jacksonville Monday interviewing for the team’s open offensive coordinator position, and a report indicates there is a good chance he’ll get an offer. Chip Kelly went into #Jaguars OC job interview believing he was going get an offer. Has some assistant hires ready. Good chance it happens. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 16, 2017 Kelly might have good...
Via Sportsnaut
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly interviewed for Jags head coaching job

Prior to the team deciding to promote Doug Marrone, the Jacksonville Jaguars apparently met with former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly. They did so in the dark of the night without anyone really paying attention. At least, that’s according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Very quietly, Jaguars interviewed former 49ers HC Chip Kelly for their...
Via Sportsnaut
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Colleges would make coaching change for Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly said several times when he was coaching both the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers that he has no interest in returning to the collegiate game. Now that he is unemployed, things have changed. Kelly told Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports on Tuesday that he plans to evaluate all job offers individually and “wouldn’t rule anything out.” That includes being the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss
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