If Chip Kelly hadn't turned the Tampa Bay Buccaneers down, Greg Schiano might not be in the NFL.
The two coaches can talk about their career paths when the Philadelphia Eagles (2-3) visit the Buccaneers (0-4) on Sunday.
Two years ago, the Glazer family tried to lure Kelly away from Oregon. The three Glazer brothers and general manager Marc Dominik met Kelly on the road while he was on a recruiting trip, made a pitch and offered him the job in Tampa.
''I was impressed with the three Glazer brothers and impressed with Marc Dominik,'' Kelly recalled. ''But it was more a decision to stay at Oregon than it was to go anywhere in the NFL. I didn't want to leave the staff at Oregon at that time and I didn't want to leave the players at Oregon at that time. I didn't have NFL aspirations.''
Schiano was having similar feelings about leaving Rutgers. He took over a struggling program in central New Jersey and turned it into a Big East contender during an 11-year run with the Scarlet Knights...