• Chip Kelly’s biggest impediment could be officials

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jul 31, 2013
    We all know that Chip Kelly wants to play fast, especially in the first half and when he doesn't have a lead in the second half. WHEN CHIP Kelly was hired as the head coach of the Eagles in January, David Ball had a feeling. He knew he had to be ready. NFL referees might put the brakes on Chip Kelly's high-octane offense with the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Under Kelly, Oregon ran 1,077 plays in just 13 games last season , according to ESPN Stats & Information. Many have become smitten with tales of personalized smoothies and a mysterious sports-science coordinator, triggering a presumption that a man with no prior NFL experience of any kind and in any capacity will nevertheless instantly revolutionize the game by, among other things, running a staggering amount of offensive plays. Maybe he will.
    • Receiver Ball ready to answer Kelly's call

      David Ball, who played at New Hampshire when Eagles coach Chip Kelly was offensive coordinator, is eager to show what he can do.
      Source: philly.com
    • Will Chip Kelly be facing tempo tension?

      THE MOST important Eagles story of the day, in a long view sense, might just have been the one in the Wall Street Journal yesterday with the headline: "NFL to the Eagles: Not So Fast."
      Source: philly.com
    • Kelly says Eagles won’t tackle in camp

      The Eagles have lost two players for the season in camp already, and they’re trying to fix a bad defense. While the two problems aren’t necessarily related, new Eagles coach Chip Kelly is trying to solve both at once. The Eagles aren’t tackling to the g…
    • Refs might force Eagles' Kelly to slow down

      NFL referees might put the brakes on Chip Kelly's high-octane offense with the Philadelphia Eagles this season.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Camp Confidential: Philadelphia Eagles

      PHILADELPHIA -- Chip Kelly sometimes sounds as though he's speaking in fortune cookies. The Philadelphia Eagles' new coach has an array of easily digestible sayings he employs to illustrate his points, whether he's speaking to the media in a news confer…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Officials Could Force Chip Kelly To Slow Down

      None of the Eagles quarterbacks have been particularly impressive in training camp, but one aspect of Chip Kelly’s offense that they have executed well is tempo. At times in training camp, the Eagles have run plays in as little as every 13 seconds, whic…
      Source: eaglesgab.com

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