Found May 19, 2013 on Football Nation:
Chip Kelly's offensive philosophy may or may not bring success to the field for the Philadelphia Eagles, that remains to be seen. But if you were looking for immediate surprises during training camp, look no further.Veteran wide receiver Jason Avant and tight end Clay Harbor were recently assigned to spend a day practicing on defense, with Avant taking reps at defensive back and Harbor taking reps at outside linebacker. There are a couple possible reasons that these sudden changes have taken place.The first and least likely reason being that Kelly, who mirrors Bill Belichick's philosophy of using certain players on both sides of the ball, truly intends to use Avant and Harbor on defense. The Eagles currently have enough depth all the way around at linebacker to where I doubt they would need Harbor's services at the position and Avant switching to any defensive back position at the age of 30 seems highly unlikely.Another reason could be for the sole purpose of an emergenc...
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