Chip Kelly, Eagles need to change approach to replay challenges
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 12, 2013
Pat Shurmur stuck to Chip Kelly's story that the Eagles didn't challenge a long completion because they didn't get the right replay in time. On Monday, Chip Kelly said his coaches in the press box Sunday told him they "got one clip" to review and "saw both feet down. Tuesday, offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur more or less stuck to Kelly's line, saying the Eagles' booth did not have the extensive replay views offered on the network broadcast even though league rules mandate that the network feed be available in both coaching booths. On the Taylor play, Kelly said the judgment in the booth was that he had the first down anyway which is debatable, at best. But nobody knew there would be an interception when the catch went unchallenged; it could just as easily been the pivotal play of the game, which is why reporters have continued to try to get answers about the team's process over the past few days.
Pat Shurmur stuck to Chip Kelly's story that the Eagles didn't challenge a long completion because they didn't get the right replay in time. But Bill Davis, after agreeing they got the replay late, acknowledged they blew the challenge.