Once upon a time a magical prince became head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. And all the fans in the kingdom wondered how many frogs he would have to kiss before one turned into his magic quarterback.
Now the latest rumor has Chip Kelly interested in bringing Alex Smith to the Eagles.
We've heard that one before. But now Garry Cobb is running with it.
We sometimes discount Garry Cobb's sources. But he claims Chip Kelly is considering Alex Smith as the possible knight in shining underarmour to run his offense in Philly.
Cobb reports that Andy Reid wanted to get Alex Smith for the Eagles last off-season, too. He says Trent Dilfer told him that. When pressed, Dilfer couldn’t get into the details, but he made it clear that Andy Reid wanted to make Smith an Eagle. “I don’t know a whole lot. I just know there was a courtship. It was not even an inside source, you know what I mean? It was just kind of the scuttle in the...