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49ers Rumors: Jim Harbaugh denies contract demands

In a fashion similar to the Eagles' Chip Kelly, San Francisco 49ers coach, Jim Harbaugh, came in to the NFL with force and success. The 'Niners, who had been unarguably terrible for a decade, snagged Harbaugh in 2011 and saw instant gratification. As such, it has been heavily rumored that the coach has been demanding a major payday. Whether a large contract is deserved or...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly opens up DeSean Jackson, what that means to the Redskins

Finally, an honest to goodness football reason why the Eagles cut DeSean Jackson. When I say “honest,” I’m using a figure of speech. I’m not sure if Chip Kelly isn’t snowing us. Redskins fans should pay attention, however. DJax did not open up the Eagles offense for other players, says Kelly. “I think most people played us in single high [safety] coverage and they played...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly takes subtle jab at ex-Eagle DeSean Jackson

(Credit: phillysportslive.com) There are questions surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles in regards to how they plan to replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released then subsequently signed by division rival Washington Redskins. Head coach Chip Kelly pulled no punches when answering those questions: “I think most people played us in single high (safety) coverage and they...
Via Sports-Kings
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly believes that DeSean Jackson didn’t open the offense for other players to succeed

We have talked about Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly’s relationship with DeSean Jackson and other Eagles players. Most people believe that with Jackson gone, the offense will take a step back from last year. The belief is that the Eagles don’t have a deep threat to replace Jackson. Well not only does Kelly disagree with that notion, he believes that Jackson didn...
Via No Guts, No Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Training Camp is my vastly underrated

The other day, Eagles Coach Chip Kelly declared that the draft was the worst part about football. I personally disagree with Chipadelphia and instead argue that training camp is the worst part about football, at least for the fans. While probably the most valuable time for the team, for the fans (at least for me) there is little excitement to be found in the dog days of training...
Via cover32 - Falcons
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles HC Chip Kelly disputes WR DeSean Jackson’s effectiveness

There were more than a few heads turned around the NFL this offseason when the Philadelphia Eagles outright released mercurial wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Second-year head coach Chip Kelly is known for his high octane offense and it was widely believed that the loss of the speedy wideout would hinder the Eagles on the field in 2014. Kelly disagrees and told ESPN.com that he didn’t...
Via thepigskinreport.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick dishes on DeSean Jackson’s departure

Michael Vick knows a thing or two about being a controversial personality in the NFL. Who better could understand a talented but vexing player of DeSean Jackson’s caliber? In an interview with Mike Sielski of Philly.com, Vick dished on his time with the Eagles and Jackson’s departure. Apparently head coach Chip Kelly asked Vick to reach out to his troubled superstar on multiple...
Via cover32 - Eagles
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is The Oregon Ducks’ Dream Coming To An End? Yes, According to Urban Meyer … Kinda

It’s been roughly a year-and-a-half since Chip Kelly left Eugene and took a job with the Philadelphia Eagles.  Since then, the Eagles made the playoffs, the Ducks failed to play in a BCS bowl game for the first time in 5 years, and Mark Helfrich now sits in the relatively warm seat left in the wake of an undervalued coach and the unrealistic expectations he’s responsible for...
Via Oregon Sports News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly said DeSean Jackson didn’t draw Double-Teams

DeSean Jackson may have caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and 9 touchdowns last year for the Philadelphia Eagles, but second year coach Chip Kelly isn’t too worried about his departure. Kelly seems fine headed into the 2014 season with a receiving corp featuring Jeremy Maclin, Riley Cooper, and rookie Jordan Matthews, in large part because he didn’t think Jackson drew many double...
Via Standing O Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly is right about the draft being overhyped

At the risk of biting one of the hands that feeds me as an NFL writer, I can’t help but admit that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is bang-on in regard to his view of the NFL draft. Here’s what Kelly told Peter King of the MMQB Saturday: What’s the worst thing about the league? I said the draft. I mean, the hype that goes into the draft is insane. Totally insane....
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly is right about the draft being overhyped

At the risk of biting one of the hands that feeds me as an NFL writer, I can’t help but admit that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is bang-on in regard to his view of the NFL draft. Here’s what Kelly told Peter King of the MMQB Saturday: What’s the worst thing about the league? I said the draft. I mean, the hype that goes into the draft is insane. Totally insane....
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles raving about Mark Sanchez

The Philadelphia Eagles sound thrilled with how well Mark Sanchez has looked so far in training camp as he continues to learn Chip Kelly’s offense. “He looks great,” Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmer said, via the NY Post. “I’m thrilled he’s here. He’s picked up our offense, he’s making a lot of plays, he’s athletic. “It’s no mystery watching him here...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly ranked 11th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Eagles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb ‘worried’ Nick Foles can’t repeat memorable 2013 season

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is worried that Nick Foles won’t be able to repeat his memorable 2013 season. Foles threw 27 touchdown passes against just two interceptions, leading the Eagles to a 10-6 record and an NFC East title. “I’m just a little worried if he can do it for a full season,” McNabb said on FOX Sports 1. “I’m just worried about...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Now Batting For The Iceman...CHIP KELLY!!!

If you've been wondering what Chip Kelly's been up to, then today is your lucky day! When Iceman contacted me to sub today, I figured catching up with the Chip-a-nator would the perfect way to use my day here at this internet cesspool. For those that have forgotten, I have the inside track with Chip because I was once the official Cal Football beat writer/commenter for The...
Via The Money Shot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here Comes The Boo: McNabb cautiously optimistic on Foles

  #459743289 / gettyimages.com Between Chip Kelly’s system and LeSean McCoy’s record-setting season in 2013, Nick Foles was the story of the Philadelphia Eagles. Going into 2014, now he’s the face of the franchise. Foles is the quarterback fans have been waiting for. Through all of the patch work done at the position since Donovan McNabb was traded to Washington in 2009. ...
Via Eagledelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Formations Fantasy Football Review: Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly brought a new style of offense to Philadelphia Eagles and the NFL. In doing this, he made stars out of Nick Foles and LeSean McCoy. Who else can benefit from being in this system? There are plenty of possibilities on this team. Star: LeSean McCoy (RB) 13 Stats: 314 carries-1607 yards-9 TDs, 52 […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Philadelphia Eagles appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Camp 2014: Day 3 of highlights and happenings

  #489334877 / gettyimages.com Welcome home, Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles spent Monday’s practice in front of home fans at Lincoln Financial Field instead of the NovaCare Complex and continued their prep for the 2014 season. Chip Kelly once again addressed the media, and discussed practicing in front of a crowd. "It's fun," Kelly said. "Last time we were...
Via Eagledelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: I fall asleep watching thing the NFL combine

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly doesn’t understand why fans watch the NFL combine. He admitted that he sometimes falls asleep watching it himself. https://twitter.com/HubbuchNYP/statuses/49385075437839155 I appreciate Kelly’s honesty. He’s absolutely right. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles coach Chip Kelly calls the draft the worst thing about the NFL

Chip Kelly is entering his second season as the Eagles coach and one of the biggest surprises of Year 1 wasn't the speed of the game, or how different the NFL is from college, but ... the draft. Specifically, all the hype leading up to an event that pretty much involves middle-aged men reading names off a card for three days. But it's more than that, it's the sometimes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles look for contact high in open practice at the Linc…

Monday (July 28) at noon is when the contact drills begin for the 2014 Eagles— and a full house of curious fans is expected at Lincoln Financial Field to witness the occasion. There is to be no tackling to the ground, but guys will be hitting each other in full pads, so the competition for any open roster spots just got serious. I sometimes wonder why you would want your first...
Via Eagles Eye
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Miller met with LeSean McCoy for advice about Lazor’s offense

When the Dolphins brought Bill Lazor aboard to be the new offensive coordinator, the question came up about how much Chip Kelly would be in his offense? Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald answered that question for us today. Just before training camp, Lamar Miller met with LeSean McCoy for advice about Bill Lazor’s offense. http://t.co/dyXmpLy3RZ — Adam Beasley (@AdamHBeasley)...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean in middle of fight in Eagles camp

As players grow weary of hitting the same teammates in training camp, fights break out. And everyone loves a blurb about a training-camp fight. In Philadelphia, multiple reports via Twitter indicate that running back LeSean McCoy got into a scuffle with one or more defensive teammates in only the second practice of camp. Defensive end Trent Cole reportedly was one of the combatants...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles coach Chip Kelly, quarterback Nick Foles have high praise for new right tackle Allen Barbre

Allen Barbre sees being a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles pretty much the same way as being a reserve. "I guess I don't really feel any different," he said. "I come out and work hard every day. Whether I'm a backup or whether I'm a starter, I want my team to trust me and I want to go out and play for my teammates." Barbre will get every chance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Camp, Day 1: Things shaping up for Eagles

  #159630467 / gettyimages.com All around the NFL during the 2013 season, you heard about Chip Kelly’s system. At this time last year, it was about what could be expected from a run-and-gun system that moved fast and kept defenses struggling to keep up at the college level. Kelly’s offensive system is entering its second year in the NFL and teams are certain to adapt to what...
Via Eagledelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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