Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The biggest roster decision Chip Kelly will make in his first season as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles is at the quarterback position.  The question is, who will he ultimately choose to run his offense? Naturally, the first question to ask is what kind of offense he will run and what characteristics he is looking for in a quarterback.  Kelly’s offense at Oregon was mainly a combination of read-option spread along with a fast-paced tempo (hurry-up). His quarterbacks were mostly the athletic type, i.e., guys who can run or at least pose the threat of running.  He has stated that he doesn’t necessarily need a mobile quarterback because he can, and would, tailor his offense to match the strength of his personnel. That’s all fine and dandy, and, that’s what he should be saying.  However, in all reality he will want to have a mobile QB who, at the least, presents the threat of running the ball if they’re running a read-option offense. And depending on the actual running capabilitie...
3 Comments:
  • If he wants to improve the QB position trying to land either Alex Smith or Matt Flynn would probably be as good of a start as any. It would make Foles more competitive and give either guy a chance to prove themselves.
  • Who cares just so they get rid of Vick.
    Foles is good needs to play more , he did not get much time with the animal abuser there.
    Had to wait til Andy knew he was going to get canned so he stopped playing his BUDDY Vick all the time.

  • Wake up! Luarie has destroyed the team for the next 10 years if we are lucky he will be gone before then!
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