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Colt McCoy was informed that he's "in the plans" of the next Cleveland Browns head coach. ESPNCleveland reported McCoy, who served as the backup quarterback behind rookie Brandon Weeden in 2012 after making 21 starts in his first two seasons, is considered the better fit for Chip Kelly's system and was told by CEO Joe Banner that he is "in the next head coach's plans." That assessment might be considered premature. McCoy's arm strength limited him against NFL defenses and any incoming coaching staff will want to make its own assessments of McCoy and Weeden, a first-round pick in April. Weeden said with a smile early in the week that he wasn't sure he could run the zone-read offense Kelly preferred at Oregon. "That's not really my thing," he said with a smile. But as momentum made it clear Kelly was a top choice in Cleveland, Weeden let his fans and followers know via social media that he was joking about the Oregon offe...
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NewsTags: Chip KellyDon SmolenskiHowie RosemanJeffrey LuriePhiladelphia EaglesThere were reports circulating all over the internet at the start of the weekend that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly was on his way to Cleveland after meeting with team President Joe Banner on Friday. Something seems to have changed because Kelly met with...
A source in the Browns organization told ESPN Cleveland that just over a week ago team CEO Joe Banner told backup quarterback Colt McCoy he is in the next head coachs plans.
Adam Caplan of Sirius/XM NFL Radio reported earlier tonight that Michael Lombardi, who is rumored to be the next GM, has already been angling for the Browns in free agency. If you combine both of these...
Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly reportedly will interview with three NFL teams on Friday following Oregon's appearance in the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday.
The Oregon Ducks enter the offseason with uncertainty over coach Chip Kelly's continued tenure and possible NCAA sanctions.
But at the same time the team faces a future with a strong foundation that includes redshirt freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota and speedy sophomore running back De'Anthony Thomas.
Fifth-ranked Oregon finished this season 12-1 with a 35-17 victory...
Bad news, Browns and Eagles fans. It seems that Chip Kelly will be keeping his talents in Eugene after all.
On the 10th anniversary of their last playoff appearance, the Browns may be in unexpected fight over Oregon coach Chip Kelly.
Cleveland has been awaiting a second meeting with Kelly, the Ducks' offensive mastermind, on Saturday to hopefully complete a deal to make him the Browns' sixth fulltime coach since 1999. However, Kelly decided to keep a scheduled interview with the...
After leading the Oregon Ducks to a victory in last night’s
Fiesta Bowl, coach Chip Kelly, who’s set to interview with the Buffalo Bills
and Cleveland Browns today, all but admitted he’s leaving the college ranks and
headed for the NFL, according to NFL.com.
"I'll talk to Dave (agent David Dunn) tomorrow,"
Kelly said after Oregon's 35-17 victory. "...
In the next 48 hours Chip Kelly will become the next head coach of either the Philadelphia Eagles or the Cleveland Browns. At least that is what my general feeling is. The Browns are scheduled to interview Kelly on Friday afternoon and will do everything in their power to make sure he doesn’t leave without signing a contract. If he lives Cleveland, which I believe he will(what...
The Philadelphia Eagles took their coaching search committee to Denver to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Sunday after a lengthy meeting with Oregon coach Chip Kelly on Saturday night in Arizona.
The Eagles only confirmed their meeting with Kelly after it ended. A person familiar with the situation said Kelly was nearing a deal with the Cleveland Browns on...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Cleveland Browns are close to reaching an agreement with Oregon HC Chip Kelly.
Both the Eagles and the Bills were also mentioned as possible landing spots for Kelly, but the Browns made it pretty clear that Kelly was their main objective and it appears as though they were quite convincing during their meeting with Kelly today.
Alright, it looks like Chip Kelly wants to go about 90 miles away from Buffalo. However, I got my Q&A back from the guys over at The Duck Stops Here and I'm not about to let it go to waste. So, let's pretend the reports are wrong like some idiot who reported that Buddy Nix was going to retire last year.
1) Can you tell me about his offense and do you think it will...
Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly had ended his latest post-season flirtation with the NFL, and will be back coaching the Ducks next season. This according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Chip Kelly turned down a chance to go to the NFL and to returned to Oregon, according to sources. Considered Eagles but stayed at Oregon.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 7, 2013...
Two hot rumors just hit the Cleveland Twitter-sphere. First, SportsRadio 94 WIP’s Brain Startare out in Philadelphia has a potentially dynamite rumor for Cleveland Browns fans:
Sources tell me Chip Kelly and the eagles are close to an agreement on a 5 year deal. If I’m right I’m golden. If wrong my source is fired
— Brian Startare (@brianstartare) January 6, 2013
Adam Caplan first reported and several NFL insiders have confirmed that Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien will remain at Penn State in 2013. He had interviewed with a couple NFL teams including the Philadelphia Eagles, but decided to stay in Happy Valley. It has also been reported that Penn State did everything they could to keep O’Brien and were successful.
O’Brien was expected to...
Oregon coach Chip Kelly has decided to turn down a chance to go to the NFL and to return to the Ducks, according to league sources.
Kelly was intrigued with the Eagles job but decided he wasnt comfortable leaving college.
The Cleveland Browns interviewed Kelly last week but decided to reboot their coach search after leaving Arizona late Sunday morning without landing Kelly...