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The Eagles finally got off the pot and in a big way landing their top choice in their coaching search, Oregon’s Chip Kelly.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen confirmed on Wednesday that Kelly had taken the job. Neither the Eagles’ nor Oregon University has confirmed the news, but reports have since surfaced that Kelly has accepted the Eagles’ offer.
Kelly is 46-7 in four years at Oregon and led the Ducks to four straight BCS bowl games, including a bid for the national championship and three Pac-12 championships.
Oregon last season went 12-1 in 2012 and the team was ranked No. 1 until a 17-14 overtime loss to Stanford on Nov. 17.
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During an appearance on Inside the Locker Room with Rick “Doc” Walker and Brian Mitchell of ESPN 980, Walker asked Howard Eskin of WIP in Philly why the Eagles never pursued Jon Gruden. “The Eagles internally felt Jon was too high maintenance. They looked at the way it ended for him in Tampa…….They thought he’d be too high maintenance,” said Eskin. Gruden seems...
Howard Eskin of WIP in Philadelphia was a guest on ESPN 980′s Inside the Lockerroom and indicated that even though Chip Kelly is now the Eagles’ head coach, quarterback Michael Vick is still likely on the way out.
“People say maybe Mike Vick can be his (Kelly’s) quarterback. Michael Vick won’t be here. He gets hurt every year. You got to move on from Michael Vick, and...
Last night Howard Eskin reported that the Eagles will soon be signing a deal to make Seattle’s Gus Bradley Head Coach. In what we should clearly be excited about, the new Gang Green Defense! Bradley helped lead Seattle to the playoffs with the number four ranked defense and number one scoring defense.
A huge departure from the offense first under Andy Reid, Jeff Lurie said that...
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The Eagles held a press conference today at 1:30 to introduce new head coach Chip Kelly.
The press conference, which aired live on Comcast SportsNet, focused mostly on Kelly and the organization's decision to come together and make him the next Eagles' head coach.
However, you knew Andy Reid was going to be mentioned at some point.
"One person I...
It was reported earlier that Gus Bradley will be the Philadelphia Eagles’ new head coach. It looks like that report was premature.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Bradley will arrive in Philly today for a second interview and is also scheduled to meet with the Jaguars.
Even though nothing is certain, I think...
Last season was hell for Philadelphia Eagles fans. The team started well, and then it was clear they were lousy. Andy Reid and all the feelings toward him became the topic of discussion. Week after week, the Reid questions continued. With each week, the product on the field became worse. There was nowhere to turn [...]The post Help Us Gus Bradley, You’re Our Only Hope appeared...
Will you look at that. The Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears aren't hiring retreads.