Chip Kelly will eventually have to make the decision that will define his career as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Who will be the quarterback he will hitch his wagon to and either ride to a championship or ride to obscurity with?
In Michael Vick he has a 33 year old QB who can’t stay healthy and is, at best, a roller coaster ride kind of player. Nick Foles couldn’t beat out Vick in the summer and played horribly in a game where he could have possibly seized the starting job as well as put the Eagles on top in the division.
Matt Barkley is a fourth-round rookie and has more questions than a Trivial Pursuit game.
Before the season began, I wrote that Kelly is playing with “house money” this year in rolling with Vick. The 2013 draft wasn’t a good one for quarterbacks and Kelly himself stated during the offseason that he had to “consider the landscape” of available quarterbacks when deciding to restructure Vick.
However, that house money is only good for one season. By ...