Found December 31, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is willing to spend big money to get the head coach he needs.Said it on @bullandfox … Word is Jimmy Haslam is ready to spend big, if that’s what’s needed to get the coach he wants to Cleveland.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 1, 2013This could mean the Browns might be willing to do whatever it takes to land Oregon head coach Chip Kelly.  We’ll have to wait and see.  Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";

For Chip Kelly, the NFL can wait

The Oregon Ducks and head coach Chip Kelly arrived in Glendale, AZ Monday for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl amid the various NFL head coaching firings that were taking place. So naturally, Kelly is going to have to field questions about whether he's making the jump to the NFL. "I've got a game to play," Kelly said during the Fiesta Bowl's media day on Monday...

Snyder, Kelly have built programs their way

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One has generated what could reasonably be called the greatest recovery in college football in the last 25 years, perhaps one of the most remarkable in NCAA history. Hyperbole? You could look it up. The other has redefined offensive football with a style that should copyright its name, "the blur." Program? You cant tell the players without a stopwatch...

Kelly a top NFL target again

One of the first questions Oregon coach Chip Kelly was asked after arriving in Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl was about the possibility of coaching in the NFL. The are-you-going-to-the-NFL questions haven't let up in the five days since and only figure to pick up after seven coaches were fired Monday. Deflection has been Kelly's defense since the rumors started and it was...

Browns eye Oregon coach Kelly

Oregon's Chip Kelly appears to be near the top of the Browns' coaching wish list. According to several reports, Cleveland's CEO Joe Banner is in Arizona and intends to interview Kelly, who is preparing the Ducks to play in Thursday's Fiesta Bowl. Kelly has been courted by NFL teams in the past and came close to taking Tampa Bay's job last year. Kelly has deflected...

Caplan: Kelly is Browns’ “Clear #1 Choice”

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Browns have sights on Oregon's Chip Kelly

The Browns may strike quickly to get Chip Kelly, Oregon's coach who does everything in a hurry. Kelly, whose up-tempo, fast-paced offense has captured the imagination of several NFL teams and maintained the Ducks' status as a national power, appears to be near the top of Cleveland's list of candidates to replace Pat Shurmur, fired earlier this week after going 9-23 in...

Reports: Browns set coaching sights on Oregon's Kelly

The Cleveland Browns have targeted Chip Kelly as their top candidate to fill the team's head-coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports. New Browns chief executive officer Joe Banner traveled to Arizona on Tuesday to interview Kelly, reported. The Oregon coach is preparing the Ducks to face Kansas State on Thursday night in the Fiesta Bowl. While in Arizona...

Browns to Interview Oregon Ducks HC Chip Kelly

Executives from the Browns are in Arizona to interview Oregon head coach Chip Kelly on Friday, according to ESPN. The report may be unsubstantiated, though, according to Jeff McLane. McLane says that ESPN was sourcing other reports and that the original report can’t be found. Jason La Canfora tweeted last night that Browns president Joe Banner was in Arizona and added that the...

Report: Chip Kelly Will Interview With Browns, Eagles, Bills After Fiesta Bowl

It appears that Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl could be Chip Kelly‘s last game with Oregon. The head coach has interviews lined up with the Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and Buffalo Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of the USA Today. The meetings will take place after Thursday’s game against Kansas State, and will likely continue through the weekend. Kelly would bring his run...

Eagles Rumors: Chip Kelly is Philly's ‘Prime Target’

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Report: Bill O’Brien, Chip Kelly Among Five Names on Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie’s List for Head Coach

Andy Reid had been the longest-tenured NFL head coach before he was fired by the Philadlephia Eagles on Monday. Now, it appears the team is wasting no time finding a successor who they hope can stay just as long. According to WIP Radio’s Howard Eskin, Eagles owner Jeffrey Loria has five names on his list of possible head coaches, including Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien and...
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