Originally written on Thacover2  |  Last updated 10/16/14
This may indeed be a holiday weekend, but come Monday for the Philadelphia Eagles and their new regime, the holiday and days of laziness will be over. Chip Kelly employs a high intense uptempo scheme on both sides of the ball, and Eagles 24/7 is reporting that both sides of the ball, in particular the offensive players, are bracing themselves for some of the most intense, grueling workouts they’ve ever experienced. “The weight conditioning is a little bit more up-tempo than it was under [previous strength and conditioning coach] Barry Rubin,” said center Jason Kelce during Thursday’s fund-raiser for the Herremans Foundation. “I think that part of the reason why is because we’re going to run up-tempo. Instead of being able to relax and just kind of walk around the weight room and do your lifts, it’s more at a steady pace where you have a set amount of time rest period. I think the receivers and those guys might be doing a little bit more conditioning. They know they’re in for a lot o...
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