Chip Kelly leaving 49ers rumors: ‘I'm not going anywhere’

On Thursday, a report came out that indicated San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly was looking to bounce out of his current job after being saddled with a bad roster in San Francisco (more on that here). Speaking with local reporters later that day, Kelly shot that rumor down, though he did jokingly leave the door open for a new career. “Unless the media has an opportunity...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chip Kelly “back to college” rumor mill is in midseason form

Chip Kelly in the midst of his fourth season in the National Football League, and he is on track to have his worst season yet. With the San Francisco 49ers struggling mightily this season, the talk about Kelly’s future in coaching is already starting to heat up around the NFL, and in college football circles. Throwing a log onto the Chip Kelly fire today is Jason La Canfora of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kelly could ‘hit the eject button’ on NFL after 2016

After being ejected from the Philadelphia Eagles and then signing on with a flailing San Francisco 49ers organization, could Chip Kelly’s NFL career be over after this season? That’s what CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora is hearing. He’s reporting that “several coaches” believe Kelly will “hit the eject button after this season” and could be looking to get back...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly doesn’t think Carlos Hyde will play against Bucs

The San Francisco 49ers have stumbled to a 1-5 start to the season and now could be without their lone consistent offensive contributor for Week 7 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Niners head coach Chip Kelly said on Wednesday that it would be “a stretch” for running back Carlos Hyde to play on Sunday versus the Bucs, per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. Chip...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly says Colin Kaepernick will remain 49ers’ starter

Chip Kelly was not ready to commit to Colin Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback following a 45-16 thrashing at the hands of the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. But a day later, the Niners coach did say Kaepernick will start again for the team. Kelly told the media Monday that Kaepernick will be San Francisco’s starting quarterback against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly denies taking shot at Trent Baalke over 49ers’ depth

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly insists he was not taking a shot at general manager Trent Baalke earlier this week when discussing making a change at quarterback. After he announced on Tuesday that Colin Kaepernick will start against the Buffalo Bills, Kelly said he is trying anything he can to spark the offense. “It’s really one of the only maneuvers we can make...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly explains why he announced starting QB

Is this the new and improved Chip Kelly -- a head coach that those in Philadelphia couldn’t even begin to recognize? Whether it’s Kelly understanding and changing the error of his ways or something completely different, the coach has been more open to the Bay Area media than he was to their kinfolk back east. That didn’t change this week when Kelly made the surprising decision...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s project all our dumb politics on this one NFL game

After weeks of wondering when the 49ers would finally pull the plug on the great Blaine Gabbert revival project, all it took was an even more team-friendly contract restructuring on a contract that was already very team-friendly to get Colin Kaepernick back in the starting quarterback role he had already held over four seasons and one Super Bowl run.  Since he began his anthem...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘No question’ 49ers GM Trent Baalke on hot seat

This shouldn’t really come as a surprise, but a report Saturday indicts San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke as the owner of one hot seat. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, answering a question about the G.M., made it clear Baalke’s job is nowhere near secure. “There is no question general manager Trent Baalke is on the hot seat. And there’s virtually nothing...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers players getting frustrated over Kelly’s offense

Everyone with a pair of eyes believes Chip Kelly needs to bench Blaine Gabbert and give Colin Kaepernick a shot, but do the players in the locker room feel the same way? According to one report, they do. A source told Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that there is an increasing level of “frustration” inside the San Francisco 49ers’ locker room over the direction of Kelly’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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