Found January 18, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the general census is that Chip Kelly’s starting quarterback for the 2013 season isn’t on the Eagles’ roster right now. If you were looking for Chip Kelly to declare who his starting quarterback was on his first full day on the job, then Thursday’s press conference probably wasn’t for you. But there were words to be parsed and phrasings to be speculated upon, and the general sense from this vantage point was that Kelly’s starting quarterback for 2013 isn’t likely on the current roster. “There is nothing that’s on the board right now, there’s nothing that’s off the board now,” Kelly said. “Our sole focus and goal is that we’re going to put an offense on the field that’s going to score points. . . . Whoever that is, I don’t know.” Kelly, officially introduced as the Eagles’ 21st head coach on Thursday, had nice things to say about Michael Vick and Nick Foles. He didn’t crown the veteran or the rookie as the franchise q
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
OH, REALLY?

Kelly says he doesn't need running quarterback

It's believed that having a running quarterback is critical to Chip Kelly's offense, but the Eagles coach says that's not the case.

Eagles Coach Chip Kelly Putting Together an All-College Staff or is Ray Horton a Possibility?

Early indications so far on assistants for Chip Kelly, including the ever-so-important position of defensive coordinator, are all college guys.  A report by an Oregon graduate assistant named Jen Beyrle stated that the following assistants of Kelly’s at Oregon are coming to Philly: Jerry Azzinaro, Greg Austin, Matthew Harper and Todd Lyght.  Per a tweet by Howard Eskin, Azzinaro...

Chip Kelly Press Conference Clears the Air and Allows Me To Board the Chip Ship

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...

Who Will Quarterback The Eagles in 2013?

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles NewsTags: Michael VickNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesChip Kelly was officially introduced as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday afternoon. Notoriously an offensive-minded coach, it is still a question as to who will quarterback the team in 2013. The spread offense is a fast-paced, innovative offense that has yet to be fully introduced...

Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie: Jon Gruden made it clear he Won’t Coach this Year

  When the Eagles had officially fired Andy Reid, one of the names that continued to surface as possible replacements before Chip Kelly was hired was ESPN Analysts Jon Gruden. However if you ask Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, Gruden made it clear to him that that was speculation and that he would not return to coaching this year. Per Profootballtalk: “Jon made it clear that he was...

Report: Horton likely out in Arizona, same for Bowles in Philly

According to Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports, Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton is expected to be fired and replaced by Eagles defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, who’s also expected to be let go by Philly. It would be great if the Eagles could get Bowles, but it sounds like he might be headed to Cleveland to be their new defensive coordinator.     Need NFL Tickets? ...

Eagles Coach Credits Brady, Belichick

Philadelphia Eagles new head coach Chip Kelly talks about his job ahead, the team and his take on the Patriots with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick
Eagles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.