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Chip Kelly isn't messing around. And we don't just mean the team diet .
The new Philadelphia Eagles head coach will not simply hand the keys to the starting quarterback job back to Michael Vick, who missed six games last season with a concussion. Vick will have to earn it.
"It's not different than any other position," Kelly said, according to USA Today Sports . "I understand more scrutiny is made on the quarterback position than anything else. Every day we come off the practice field, (the media) wants to know, 'How did the quarterbacks do?' No one was like, 'How did the gunner on the punt team do?'"
With training camps set to kick off this month, the 33-year-old Vick will enter into a competition primarily with Nick Foles, who started the games Vick missed in 2012, and also with rookie Matt Barkley.
Despite pressure to name the quarterback early, Kelly is staying firm in his desire to let the performance do the talking and has som...
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According to Jimmy Kempski of The Morning Call, Nick Foles out played Michael Vick during the Eagles offseason OTA’s and minicamp sessions.
Foles got the ball out quicker than Vick, was generally more accurate, and is putting receivers in a better position to get yards after the catch.
Nick Foles circa July 2013 looks far better than Nick Foles circa 2012. In fact, I was so...
Happy Monday! Or, fine, just…Monday. Here’s a look at some of the Philadelphia Eagles news and headlines from the weekend:
Chip Kelly spoke to Philadelphia media last week and reiterated the fact that he is in no rush to name a starting quarterback. In fact he said that there is “nothing to gain” from naming one now. So stop wishing and hoping that one will be named sooner...
Up until 2013, Chip Kelly's success has been on the college level.
His teams at Oregon went 46-7 during his four seasons as head coach.
There has been talk about Kelly’s methods and how unique his offense is, but he insists that there's nothing special about how he goes about things and that teams like the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have had good results...
RG3 is hell-bent on starting opening night against the Philadelphia Eagles, and so far everything has gone as planned.
CBSSports.com is reporting that the Redskins are completely astonished by Griffin III’s recovery, but won’t clear him as of yet.
Somebody very involved on the medical side, said the exact time/location to clear/not clear RG3 hasn't been planned yet. #Redskins...
I guess I’ll be the first writer to start the discussion if you prefer. I believe, Andy Reid and Doug Pederson, have an angle in store for the NFL. You don’t draft a back with potential like Knile Davis; pencil him in as the number two and not have a precise plan to use all of his talents. Jamaal Charles purists will have a fit but Reid & Pederson I'm tell you have a plan.