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The Duck Stops Here:
Chip Kelly's NFL debut was a big win for the Oregon brand.
The Eagles traveled to Washington for their opener, a prime time game on Monday Night Football. The Eagles ran 77 plays and had 443 yards of offense in a 33-27 win.
During the game ESPN and color analyst Jon Gruden kept talking about Kelly's 46-7 Oregon record and the pace and productivity of the Ducks attack. 49 points a game! A play every 20.6 seconds! Gruden raved about the innovation and effectiveness, and as he illustrated those points during a second quarter in which the Eagles sped to a 26-7 halftime lead, with Michael Vick tossing a pair of touchdown passes and LeSean McCoy on his way to bulling for 184 yards and a 34-yard touchdown run, an audience of 10 to 15 million people got an up-close look at the Oregon story.
The Eagles are 1-0, and host 0-1 San Diego on Sunday.
Stop the presses: ever since Chip Kelly was hired, the media, in Philadelphia and elsewhere, has played up the Oregon connection. His su...
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Chip Kelly impressed football fans everywhere by leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a road win over the Washington Redskins on Monday night in his NFL coaching debut. Fans saw the Eagles do exactly what they were used to seeing out of Kelly’s Oregon Ducks: a fast-paced spread offense that runs a lot of plays in […]
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said in his press conference on Wednesday that the pace of the Eagles offense on Monday night against the Washington Redskins was slow. I don’t know about you, but I think the rest of the NFL is terrified of what his fast paced offense can do.
After running 30 plays in his first 15 minutes of Chip Kelly football, even Michael Vick was ready for a break.
''I've never been a part of anything like it,'' the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback said. ''When the first quarter was over, I thought we was about to go into halftime. It was unreal. The only thing I could tell myself was, `It's going to...
The NFL world has been waiting for a glimpse of what exactly former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly was going to bring to the Pro level and we all get a glimpse this evening as the Philadelphia Eagles visit the Washington Redskins. Kelly is famous for his high octane scheme in the college ranks, but many have questioned is ability to implement his style of play to the pro game.
Alas, it begins. The Philadelphia Eagles are going to run an incredibly fast-paced offense under Chip Kelly this season. If all goes to plan, they’ll be wearing out defenses the way they did against the Washington Redskins on Monday night. And if Kelly’s up-tempo attack finds success, be prepared to hear about how opponents are […]
NewsTags: Chip KellyPhiladelphia EaglesRiley Cooper on Chip Kelly’s offense The psychology of the game has always fascinated me. The emotions that we devote as fans; the impact a coach can have with his players. How do you feel today? It’s a feeling that has been absent for all of us. Embrace it, breathe it in. ...
The football season got off to an exciting start last weekend. Chip Kelly’s Eagles gave us a glimpse of what his offense is going to look like. Larry Fitzgerald caught eight passes from a quarterback who was able to actually get the ball within his zip code once in awhile. And Anthony Maggio kept fantasy footballers informed with updated rankings right through Sunday’s kickoffs...
While Michael Vick had a very good game last night, he was still very reckless while running with the football.
Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told the media today that it’s too late to try and change how Vick plays.
Those headfirst Mike Vick slides? Chip Kelly knows what battles are worth it, says, "I don't think at 33 we're going to get him to change."
As exciting as Chip Kelly’s offense in Philadelphia may be, it may already be on its way out. The reason? Michael Vick, the player the offense absolutely cannot function without, is taking way too many hits already, and it seems unlikely he’ll last an entire season.
“We saw Vick limping around. Vick's not gonna last,” former general manager Charley Casserly said Tuesday...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Fast, faster and fastest -- so it goes for Oregon football, which hasn't missed a beat after former skipper Chip Kelly raced to the NFL to coach the Eagles.
After leading the nation in scoring last season, the second-ranked Ducks are at it again this year under rookie head coach Mark Helfrich, the offensive coordinator under Kelly the past four years. His...
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Fast start dooms Washington
The Eagles uptempo offense ran the Redskins ragged and built up a big lead. The defense managed to hang on and Chip Kelly won his debut as an NFL head coach:[Phillymag.com][Philly.com] [ESPN] [ProFootballTalk]
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The Chip Kelly Era appeared to be off to a good start on the first drive of the Monday night game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins, but a scene that was all too familiar for Eagles fans happened.
I haven't checked Twitter yet, but I am sure that there are some calling for Michael Vick's head already; some folks are...
(Landover MD) On Monday September 9 from FedEx Field in Landover Maryland, An new Era of Eagles Football started when the Philadelphia Eagles took on the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football. This game featured the NFL Coaching debut of New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly & the return of Redskins QB Robert Griffin lll […]
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> Washing- ton Fan knew, from just about the first play, that this wasn't going to be a lot of fun for them
> Eagles HC Chip Kelly got immediate love from Eagle Fan by going for it on fourth and 1 from the Washington 21, showing no doubt, and just playing smash mouth football against an undersized and tired defense
> If you are wondering...