CHIP KELLY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Colin Kaepernick visits with 49ers’ new brass

Some time between now and the middle of next month, a decision will have to be made on Colin Kaepernick’s future with the San Francisco 49ers.Kaepernick restructured his contract with the team this past season in a move that enabled him to see the field. It also gave both the 49ers and their much-maligned quarterback an out.After initial reports surfaced that Kaepernick would indeed...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
15 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
20 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
21 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
25 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
January 20, 2017  |  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

The Mulligan: Why Chip Kelly deserves a second chance after the Niners

Welcome to The Mulligan, where we take a look at the athletes, coaches, teams and whoever else in sports who need to be given a do-over for a bad beat that might not have been entirely in their control. This month, we look at the bad final month Chip Kelly had with the 49ers and why he should be granted a mulligan for his tenure there.  There is a cardinal rule in business, never...
Via Yardbarker
January 06, 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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