Posted September 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
The purpose of Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense is to run as many plays as possible in the shortest amount of time to maximize scoring potential. It worked for two quarters. Since cramming 53 plays into the first half of their season opener, the Philadelphia Eagles have run 145 plays in the last 10 quarters. Not coincidentally, they beat Washington 33-27 in Week 1 and lost the next two games. Overall, opponents have run 227 plays to Philadelphia's 198. That's not the formula for success in this frenetic attack. ''We've got to move the ball and score points,'' offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said Wednesday. ''A lot has been made about how many plays (are run). We don't worry about how many plays we've got to run. We've got to score more points than the opponent. ''However we can get that done, we have to do that.'' In losses to San Diego and Kansas City, the Eagles were on the short end of time of possession c...

Chip Kelly to Peyton Manning: ‘We’ll Go Play In A Parking Lot’

Chip Kelly wants Peyton Manning to know that regardless of how much rest the Broncos and Eagles have gotten, the two teams can get it on anywhere. After Monday nights victory over the Raiders, Manning called out the NFL for what he perceived as preferential scheduling for the Eagles. “We’re coming off of a short week — it’s nice of the NFL to give Philly 12 days and give...

The Philadelphia Eagles unveil a team wine, a 2011 cabernet sauvignon (photo)

Cheer up, Philadelphia Eagles fans. With a 1-2 record, things may not be going as well as hoped, but there’s plenty of time for new head coach Chip Kelly the right the ship offensively. And as far as the abysmal defense the Eagles have played thus far this season, currently ranked 30th in the league? […]The post The Philadelphia Eagles unveil a team wine, a 2011 cabernet sauvignon...

Kelly’s Start & Sit: Week 4

Courtesy of Looking back on the first couple weeks of the season, I notice a couple of things: First being that the Denver backfield committee is completely unpredictable. Last Monday night, Denver’s trio of backs had just about an equal timeshare with Ronnie Hillman making the most of it with 66 yards and a touchdown off nine carries. After the Bronco’s committee...

Around the NFL September 24,2013: NFC East edition: Eagles regroup after loss to Chiefs,NFC East news and notes

Photo courtesy of Welcome to Around the NFL: NFC East edition. We take a look at the Philadelphia Eagles and around the division they play in. Birth of a genius Chip Kelly’s greatness started 20 years ago: [ Fitzpatrick] Eagles work out two, film breakdown The Eagles continue to work out players and a look at the offensive line against the Chiefs:[Phillymag...

New Orleans Saints Shoot Up the Latest NFL Power Rankings

This is the latest installment of Know It All Football’s NFL Power Rankings. The result are based off of the average of the writers who participated and ranked their own top ten. These rankings will be updated weekly. 1. Denver Broncos — Denver remains in the top spot after dispatching the Raiders in an easy win. Next up is a potential shootout with Chip Kelly’s Eagles. 2....

NFC East Attempting to Benefit the Eagles

It’s been a crazy three weeks in the NFL. If you told me before the season started that the Eagles would have the same record as San Fransisco, Green Bay, and Atlanta after the first three weeks, I’d think that was incredible. However, those three teams are not where I thought they would be in the season. One thing I did believe was that the NFC East would not be a strong conference...

NFL Computerized Power Ranks: Week 3

We have our first new #1 of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs!  Even though the former #1 Dolphins got the win this week over Atlanta, the Chiefs dominance on defense edged them ahead.  The Seahawks expected domination of Jacksonville left them at #3, while the Bears moved up to #4 as the Patriots fell to #5. On the bottom side of things, the NFC East is having a rough year, but...

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s quick hits: 1. Eagles defense embraces the challenge of going to Denver and taking on Peyton Manning.  2. Head Coach, Chip Kelly shrugs off Peyton’s comments; says “We’ll play in a parking lot”...

Faulty Friday Photoshop: Going to Aspin

How did Wes Welker and Peyton Manning know that Chip Kelly had gas? The Eagles are getting crushed this week aren’t they? Yeah, they’re probably getting crushed. Best of luck bird gang, prove me wrong! The post Faulty Friday Photoshop: Going to Aspin appeared first on Eagles Faithful.

Philadelphia Eagles: 2013 Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#23)

Last week: 20 (-3) With the exception of the first half against the Redskins, one of the worst defenses in the NFL, the Eagles’ have really not played that well this season. I still believe in Chip Kelly as an NFL coach, but there’s only so much he can do given how bad their defense is and how flawed Michael Vick is as a quarterback. They aren’t moving the ball as well as they...
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