Found January 07, 2013 on
Philly Sports Muse:
It was an eventful weekend in the NFL’s coaching carousel that ultimately left the Philadelphia Eagles exactly where they started–still in need of a head coach.
On Friday, Oregon head coach Chip Kelly was said to be close to a deal with the Cleveland Browns, but everything changed when he met with the Eagles brain trust for a lengthy nine- hour meeting on Saturday.
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Was Jeffrey Lurie about to steal the #1 choice of his once close friend and former business partner Joe Banner and the Browns? It seemed like it could happen. But Kelly never hid his lack of enthusiasm for joining the NFL, and ultimately the trio of Lurie, Howie Roseman and Don Smolenski knew that any decision would have to outweigh Kelly’s love of coaching at Oregon.
For the second year in a row, that did not happen. On Sunday, Kelly decided that he would stay in the college ranks.
So what now? The Birds were all-in on Kelly. Who do they turn to now?
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