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The real reason why the Philadelphia Eagles dumped DeSean Jackson

When the Philadelphia Eagles cut wide receiver DeSean Jackson in March it was an earth-shattering event in the NFL. Initially there were some reports that the cut was made due to Jackson’s alleged gang ties in his hometown of Compton. Jackson denied this at the time and claimed that his hand signals on the field were not gang signs. “@ProFootballTalk: DeSean Jackson: I don'...
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Chip Kelly: We got rid of DeSean Jackson because he’s short

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told reporters on Thursday that they released DeSean Jackson because he’s not tall enough for them. “Yeah, just trying to build the overall team in terms of what we’re looking for offensively and how we wanted to get bigger at the wideout spot and that’s what we did,” the Eagles coach told the Washington media. It’s sad that Kelly had to lie...
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Chip Kelly had ‘zero’ issues with DeSean Jackson, cut him because of his size

It seems fairly obvious at this point that Chip Kelly and DeSean Jackson did not get along when the star wide receiver was still a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the last reports we heard about Jackson’s time in Philly indicated that he threw temper tantrums and cussed out Kelly on several occasions. […]
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Eagles head coach Chip Kelly gives status update on Mychal Kendricks’ condition

The Philadelphia Eagles may have escaped Lucas Oil Stadium with a win over the Colts on Monday night, but they did not leave unscathed. Linebacker Mychal Kendricks had to leave the game in the second half and limped off the field very gingerly as he was helped to the sidelines by the Eagles’ training staff. It turned out that he has a strained calf. Today we got an update on his...
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Trent Dilfer: Chip Kelly Is Finest Coach I’ve Ever Studied

Chip Kelly had a ton of detractors after he decided to bolt Oregon for the Philadelphia Eagles head coaching job. Many questioned whether Kelly’s up-tempo college scheme would work in the sophisticated NFL.  The results have been good for Kelly after 19 games. Kelly now has a growing fan club within the NFL community.  On Thursday morning, ESPN NFL analyst and Super Bowl winning...
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Chip Kelly finally reveals why he cut DeSean Jackson

Eagles coach Chip Kelly shocked the NFL world when he decided to cut DeSean Jackson during the offseason. Kelly claimed that Jackson wasn't the right fit for his offense. As the wide receiver prepares to meet his former team for the first time on Sunday, asked Kelly how much he was concerned about Jackson's off the field demeanor. Kelly responded, “Zero....
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Chip Kelly: I Had “Zero” Off-Field Issues With DeSean Jackson

The Philadelphia Eagles will face DeSean Jackson for the first time since his cutting him in the offseason. The No. 1 topic of discussion since that time has been in regards to the real reason Chip Kelly decided to part ways with his best receiver. Kelly was asked Wednesday why he released Jackson in March?  He stuck to the status quo and said he likes bigger receivers. When asked...
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I was wrong about Chip Kelly

If you know me, you know I was very adamant that Chip Kelly wouldn’t be a good coach in the NFL. I argued with all of my friends when I heard Chip was being touted by NFL teams to become their new coach. I went on to say stuff like in two years max he will be coaching in college again because the NFL will eat his style alive and after a little over a year of sample size it seems...
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Super Mario Bros. Music is Brilliantly Added to Darren Sproles Highlights

Everyone knew Chip Kelly would use Darren Sproles in magical ways, but no one imagined the 31-year-old would rack up 156 receiving yards and another 26 yards on the ground in his second game with the Eagles. The former Saints and Chargers running back completely dominated a Colts team that appeared confused by his quickness and ability to do just about anything he pleased. As a result...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

10 must-watch games during the 2014 NFL season

Don’t waste another second of precious NFL Sundays watching a bottom-dweller bore fest—just make sure you catch these games before all is said and done. Week 14: Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles (4:05 p.m. ET) This game simply has too many fun aspects to it to list them all. Chip Kelly’s offense vs. Seattle’s Legion of Boom is the football version of an unstoppable...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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