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After shocking the world Week 1 in an upset victory over the Washington Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles have come crashing back down to Earth en route to three consecutive losses. The blame for the team's woes can't be placed on one player or unit, but should rightfully fall on the shoulders of head coach Chip Kelly.A lot of the team's problems have been attributed to the players that Kelly brought in since he was hired. But of course, a handful of the Andy Reid leftovers are still causing problems for the Birds.The season is only a quarter of the way over, and thanks to a weak division, the Eagles still stand a chance at coming out on top in the NFC East. It won't be easy, but as long as Kelly follows this step-by-step guide, his Eagles will find continued success this year.
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Despite a 1-3 start to his NFL career, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly told the media today that he’s not interested in the USC head coaching gig.
Kelly in USC speculation: "I'm the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Not interested in anything like that."
— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) October 3, 2013
The last thing Kelly needs to do is pull a Bobby Petrino.
Chip Kelly said defensive lineman Cedric Thornton is playing the best defense for the Eagles so far this season. Image Courtesy: Zimbio.com
On a defense that is ranked 32nd in the National Football League, it's difficult to find silver linings.
However, the team's dismal performance through the first quarter of the season did not stop head coach Chip Kelly from pointing...
One of the elements Eagles head coach Chip Kelly focuses on most is sports science and so far it has paid off for his team.
Beyond the high octane offense the most discussed facet of Chip Kelly's hiring as Philadelphia Eagles head coach was the sports science aspects he was bringing to the NFL.
Through four games, it appears that the custom blended smoothies, sleep monitors...
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly responded Thursday to speculation earlier this week that USC may have him near the top of their wish list to replace fired Lane Kiffin.
Earlier this week, Gil Brandt of NFL.com haphazardly linked Chip Kelly to the USC head coaching job that became open over the weekend when the Trojans fired Lane Kiffin on Sunday.
On Thursday the first...
Michael Vick has been inconsistent in the last three weeks and due to the overall struggles of the offense, it may be time for Chip Kelly to consider pulling the plug on the Michael Vick Experience.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur and Michael Vick's teammates will sign a familiar chorus when asked about the team's offensive struggles...
Philadelphia is currently 1-3, while New York remains 0-4. Many fans are wondering who will come out on top this Sunday, while Eagles coach Chip Kelly talk to reporters this week about his first taste of this NFC East rivalry.
USC can scratch Chip Kelly off their list for now.
Kelly and Eagles brass wanted to dead any speculation of him leaving Philly after one season to try and resurrect a Trojans program that is spiraling after firing Lane Kiffin.
According to Tim McManus of Birds 24/7, Kelly has made it clear that he’s not interested in the Southern Cal job.
Kelly in USC speculation: "I'm...
The Philadelphia Eagles (1-3) will look for their first win since Week 1 when they travel to play the winless New York Giants. (0-4)
Both teams had high expectations entering the season. The Eagles had a new coach in Chip Kelly and expected to have a high powered offense while the Giants were looking to improve after missing the playoffs themselves last season.
Coverage of the game...
Philadelphia Eagles (1-3):The Philadelphia Eagles entered the 2013 season STRONG. They were able to defeat the Washington Redskins 33-27, while their running back (LeSean McCoy) rushed for 184 yards, and their quarterback(Michael Vick) passed for two touchdowns with zero turnovers.They owed this success to the first-year NFL head coach Chip Kelly, who utilized the spread offense...
Getting off the field on third down has been one of the biggest issues for the Philadelphia Eagles defense and will be critical Sunday against the New York Giants. Photo courtesy Delaware Online.
Much has been made about where blame lies for the Philadelphia Eagles three-game skid since a dynamic opening night win over the Washington Redskins.
However, if one is looking for...
The prevailing view regarding Eagles coach Chip Kelly’s first NFL season goes like this: He doesn’t yet have the personnel he needs to run his offense.
Setting aside for now the question of whether he should maybe adjust his offense to the personnel he has the most important question regarding the team’s personnel for 2014 arises from the quarterback position.
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 Thursday’s quick hits:
1. Chip Kelly sees resiliency in team despite their blowout loss last Sunday to the Broncos.
2. Chris Polk may be earning more carries after a solid performance on Sunday.
3. The Eagles defense...
Behind the league's leading rusher LeSean McCoy the Philadelphia Eagles could end the weekend in first place with a win over the New York Giants combined with a Dallas Cowboys loss. Photo courtesy Sports Illustrated.
Believe it or not, by the end of the weekend the Philadelphia Eagles could be in first place atop the NFC East division after five weeks.
As if there weren&...
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 Friday’s quick hits:
1. Rumors flew around this past week on whether or not Chip Kelly would be interested in USC’s head coaching vacancy. Chip shot those rumors down on Thursday afternoon.
2. Has Michael Vick...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) The Pro Bowl left tackle was coming back from injury, as were the solid, versatile veteran guard and the young, promising center.
Add in the first-round draft pick, the fourth overall selection last April, and a guard with Pro Bowl aspirations, and you have the makings of what was supposed to be a good offensive line.
So what happened?
Four weeks into the...