NFL Rumor Mill: Will Head Coach Chip Kelly Leave the 49ers for an NCAA Job in 2017?

The 1-5 San Francisco 49ers and head coach Chip Kelly don’t appear to be making any headway in 2016, which is going to prompt the rumor mill regarding whether he’ll leave the NFL for another NCAA collegiate job next year.   Brace yourselves, San Francisco 49ers fans. The franchise may, yet again, be on the […] NFL Rumor Mill: Will Head Coach Chip Kelly Leave the 49ers for...
Via Niner Noise
52 minutes ago

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...
Via The Comeback
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Chip Kelly won’t be leaving the 49ers . . . voluntarily

Chip Kelly is not going to be the Oregon coach. Again. In his first year with the 49ers after three-and-out in Philly, rumors of a return to college football already are percolating regarding Kelly, fueled by his 1-5 record. Meeting with reporters on Thursday, Kelly was asked whether he is committed to remaining in San…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

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...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours 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
1 day 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly not committing to Colin Kaepernick as starter

Chip Kelly is not ready to commit to Colin Kaepernick as the San Francisco 49ers' quarterback for the future. Asked after the Niners' 45-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday whether Kaepernick would be the team's starting QB next week, Kelly answered, "we'll see." Though that's not an indication that Kaepernick has lost the job after one week, it's also not exactly a ringing...
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
6 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...
Via Sportsnaut
6 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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