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The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly, who went 46-7 in four years at Oregon, as their new head coach replacing Andy Reid, who was fired after a 4-12 season.
"Chip Kelly will be an outstanding head coach for the Eagles," owner Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement. "He has a brilliant football mind. He motivates his team with his actions as well as his words. He will be a great leader for us and will
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What a whirlwind the past 24-48 hours have been for the Philadelphia Eagles. On Tuesday, all eyes were on Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. By midday on Wednesday, Bradley was forgotten when word broke that Oregon coach Chip Kelly had reversed course and decided to come to the NFL and, specifically, to Philadelphia.
Now that the question of who the head coach is settled...
During his introductory press conference today, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told the media that he’s a big fan of quarterback Nick Foles.
“I’m a huge fan of Nick (Foles). We hit him as many times as we could hit someone and he kept getting up,” said Kelly, per Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com.
We’ll see if Kelly is enough of fan to keep Foles around.
Howard Eskin of WIP in Philadelphia was a guest on ESPN 980′s Inside the Lockerroom and indicated that even though Chip Kelly is now the Eagles’ head coach, quarterback Michael Vick is still likely on the way out.
“People say maybe Mike Vick can be his (Kelly’s) quarterback. Michael Vick won’t be here. He gets hurt every year. You got to move on from Michael Vick, and...
With Chip Kelly having agreed to become the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday, one of the questions on everyone’s mind is what his hiring will mean for the future of Michael Vick. Before Kelly’s arrival, it was widely assumed that Vick had played his last game in Philadelphia. The Eagles can release Vick prior to Feb. 6 without having to pay him any money...
According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, a “source with knowledge of Michael Vick‘s thinking” suggests that he is open to playing for either Chip Kelly next season.
The report also mentions that Vick was open to playing for Jon Gruden as well, but he never really seemed like a strong candidate throughout the process.
Vick is set to make upwards of $15 million, which...
Will his offense work in the NFL?
Is Desean Jackson taking someone’s sloppy seconds? Justin Combs would say yes. Desean Jackson’s new girlfriend is getting some publicity, but probably not the kind she hoped for. Now being branded a gold digger, Chantel Jeffries, who is now dating the Eagles’ Wide Receiver is the ex girlfriend of a UCLA football player. … Continue reading »
It was announced earlier today that the Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly to be there next head coach. I guess owner Jeffrey Loria finally came to this conclusion - that Kelly would be his best choice - after interviewing almost every available recently fired coach or assistant in the NFL over the last two weeks.So is this a good hire or bad hire?Completely awful. "...
After back-to-back disappointing seasons the Philadelphia Eagles have plenty of questions to answer this offseason. From finding a new head coach, identifying a quarterback of the future and fixing a faltering defense, to say that the Eagles organization has their work cut out for them would be an understatement. But how is this possible? Don’t the Eagles possess a star-studded...
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DeSean Jackson and the Eagles have a new head coach in Chip Kelly. The fast break offense of Oregon is coming East and the skill position players of the Eagles are in for an exciting season. In the meantime, D-Jax is taking his mind off of work by spending some time with 20 Year Old Model Chantel Jeffries.
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In a surpise turn of events, Chip Kelly had a change of heart on Wednesday and agreed to jump ship to the NFL as the newest head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly was 46-7 in four seasons at Oregon. After leading the Ducks to a Fiesta Bowl victory over Kansas State, he was interviewed by the Eagles, Cleveland Browns & Buffalo Bills for potential jobs.The now former Oregon...
The signing of Chip Kelly as the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles may not be good news for fantasy owners who were planning on keeping quarterback Nick Foles on their dynasty rosters.Fantasy Spin:Foles had a nice season as the replacement for injured Michael Vick, but at 6'5" and 245 lbs he is not the type of quarterback Kelly has utilized in his wide open Oregon offenses.
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Where to begin? So much to dig into here, and so few electrons to spend on it. List time!
> Mike Vick will restructure or leave. But the first option is now actually possible.
There is no scheme that can make Vick less injury-prone or get him back to the pre-age 30 wheels that would have made him downright fascinating in this offense. It's also an...
Maybe Daunte Culpepper and Michael Vick were just a little ahead of the times. They played in college and the NFL just early enough where coaches weren’t quite sure what to do with them as athletes. Michael Vick was severely underused at Virginia Tech as a runner; in two seasons as the starting QB he had just over 1200 yards. To put it in perspective, Johnny Manziel had over 1400...