Originally written January 18, 2013 on Eagles Addict:
New Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly had his introductory press conference on Thursday at the NovaCare Complex.  After listening to him speak and answering questions, I came away reassured about a few things as well as impressed with the way in which he handles himself. The initial concern I had was why he changed his mind about coaching the Eagles after he committed back to Oregon just 10 days prior, as I outlined here. He wasn’t directly asked why he “changed his mind”, but he addressed his decision-making process and his level of commitment to being an NFL coach (i.e., would he go running back to college like Nick Saban and Bobby Petrino). In his opening remarks before taking questions, he somewhat addressed the issue (all quotes provided by Eagles press release): I probably took a long time with this decision and probably a lot longer than some other people probably wanted me to take, but I think for me, I’ve always coached and I’ve always been involved in this game bec...
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