Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 1/23/13
Chip Kelly has yet to name a defensive coordinator.  Even though he’s only been the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles for less than a week, the “slowness” at which the DC search is going is starting to make me wonder if Kelly is eying someone on either the Ravens’ or 49ers’ defensive coaching staff. As noted yesterday, Kelly and the Eagles appear to be hiring defensive position coaches before naming a coordinator.  And by the way, the people mentioned in those reports were seen wearing Eagles shirts at the Senior Bowl yesterday, as confirmed by several members of the Philly media. It’s odd that they would be hiring position coaches before a coordinator, which led me to think that maybe Kelly already knows who his DC will be.  Though that still could be true, it seems that perhaps it isn’t after Kelly had this to say about his DC search (quotes courtesy of Jeff McLane and Les Bowen of Philly.com): “You need really, really, smart people. People who are dedicated,” Kelly said Monda...
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