It has only been three games so it’s hard to get a gauge on whether Chip Kelly’s offense truly represents the next wave or if it’s a gimmick that will eventually fade away.
For now it’s clear that the purpose of Kelly’s offense is to hide the inadequacies of the Eagles’ defense.
Maybe that will change once the Eagles get better players on defense especially in the secondary.
We have seen the consequences when the offense sputters. That was evident in the Eagles’ 26-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday night. The Eagles committed five turnovers. Michael Vick was responsible for three of them throwing two interceptions and losing a fumble.
It was eerily reminiscent of Vick’s previous two seasons when he was both turnover- and injury- prone.
But Vick is clearly the best-suited quarterback to run Kelly’s offense this season. He can make throws that backups Nick Foles and Matt Barkley can’t. His 22-yard touchdown pass off his back foot and just as he’s getting leveled by a Chi...