Found September 06, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
I hate to brag, but in the heat of the rumor frenzy surrounding Chip Kelly’s possible exit from University of Oregon and ascension to the NFL I knew he would land in Philadelphia. They have so many offensive weapons. It’s a beautiful city. They aren’t a sad sack franchise in the midst of an overhaul, like Jacksonville. NCAA investigations were heating up in Eugene. It just seemed too easy. But now for the real test, can he win? The stories of the college coaching legends turned NFL washout are easy to recall: Nick Saban, Dennis Erickson, Lou Holtz, Pete Carroll (part I). They all seemed to have the secret to success until they got onto the biggest stage in America. Kelly, however, can find hope in former Pac-12 rivals Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll (part II). Which list Kelly finds himself on depends on a few key factors. An underachieving team Despite their 4-12 record, the Eagles weren’t a terrible team last year. A few bad breaks, some crucial injuries and a city...
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