Chip Kelly Offers Glimmer of Hope for San Francisco 49ers

We San Francisco 49ers fans have had a rough go of it the last couple years. We watched our front office collapse, fired our championship winning coach, hired a plumber to replace him, fired him too, and then proceeded to get embroiled in a quarterback trading debacle that ended more anti-climactically than Season 4 of The Arrow. But now it’s 2016, and the 49ers have a new coach...
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Key Position Battles Will Determine 49ers Fate in 2016

The 49ers, for their lack of significant talent or depth, have only a few unsettled spots in their presumptive opening day starting lineup. That of course is led by the quarterback position where new head coach Chip Kelly will make his first critical move of his 49er tenure. The battle is obviously contingent upon Colin Kaepernick being healthy and actually on the roster, but could...
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Maurice Jones-Drew: Chip Kelly 'destroyed the Eagles'

After a tumultuous 2015 season in Philadelphia, the Eagles fired former head coach Chip Kelly. Someone obviously on board with that decision is ex-running back and NFL Network analyst, Maurice Jones-Drew. When reporters with TMZ Sports caught up with Jones-Drew, the running back did not hold back on his opinion when asked about what he thinks of Kelly as the new coach of the San...
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Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick not falling behind in 49ers’ QB race

Colin Kaepernick has not yet been cleared to practice after having surgeries on his shoulder, knee and thumb, but San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly insists the quarterback is making up for it with his work off the field. On Tuesday, Kelly told reporters that Kaepernick is not falling behind in the quarterback competition. “He’s great in the classroom,” Kelly said...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly praises Colin Kaepernick: No ‘elephants in the room’

Chip Kelly has nothing but good things to say about Colin Kaepernick Friday morning, whom he’s had surprisingly little to say about to this point in the game. Speaking on KNBR 680-AM’s “Murph and Mac” show (via, he praised Kaepernick’s intelligence. Kelly also said he’s “been in every meeting” and made it clear there haven’t been any issues with...
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49ers players laud Chip Kelly’s ‘genius’ offense

The San Francisco 49ers love the offense that new head coach Chip Kelly has brought in to the organization. CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco quoted different 49ers, including tight end Garrett Celek, who spoke highly of the new system. “This offense, I think personally, is easy to learn, once you get it down. There’s a reason we can go so fast. It’s a simple offense. Once it...
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Report: Chip Kelly, Trent Baalke already clashing in San Fran

Is Chip Kelly already clashing with San Francisco 49ers management? NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger told Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic on Thursday that there are already issues between the new 49ers coach and general manager Trent Baalke. “I already hear there’s problems in the building between Chip & Baalke” - @BaldyNFL — 975TheFanatic (@975TheFanatic) April...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly wants to resurrect Blaine Gabbert's career

Lots of teams will be looking for quarterbacks high in this year’s NFL Draft, but apparently the San Francisco 49ers will not be one of them. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora says that he has been hearing that Chip Kelly is enamored with trying to resurrect Blaine Gabbert’s career. That tidbit suggests the 49ers will head into the season looking to go with Gabbert, who was a failed...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly praises talent 49ers have on offfense

On a day when NFL players are putting people on about retiring or being released, Chip Kelly sounds an awful lot like he’s telling an April Fool’s joke. The 49ers coach told CSN Bay Area that the talent on his offense doesn’t need to be upgraded. “There’s good depth there, without seeing them all run around physically,” Kelly said. That’s a good one. The 49ers ranked...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly reportedly ‘alienated’ scouts during time with Eagles

One of the reasons Chip Kelly ended up failing in Philadelphia was that he tried to do too much, essentially making himself the head coach and general manager of the Eagles. According to one former member of the team’s front office, Kelly might have been better off if he respected the opinions of his coworkers. A former Eagles executive who wished to remain anonymous told Matt...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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