• Kelly Says Offense Must Fit Personnel

    Summary of 104 articles · Updated Jan 8, 2013
    Kelly might fit a lot of things the Bills are looking for. Maybe Kelly is The Next Great Thing. He says Kelly is close to a deal to become the Cleveland Browns' next head coach. But as successful as Kelly’s system has been at the college level, Kelly himself admits that he has no basis for saying whether or not it would work at the next level. If you like Kelly, you like him because he's a nimble, innovative offensive mind who would, upon arrival, assess his new roster and determine the best way to design...
    Source: philly.com
    • For Oregon and Kelly, it's back to the status quo

      After a whirlwind weekend, Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks are right back where they started. Oregon's enigmatic head coach flirted with a trio of NFL teams including the Eagles before deciding late Sunday night to stay with the No. 5 Ducks.
      Source: philly.com
    • One thing to know: Chip Kelly stays in school

      The coaching carousel continues to turn, but Chip Kelly has decided the NFL is not for him. After spurning his suitors by returning to his post at Oregon, Kelly may not be away from the NFL for long. Regardless of the theories circulating about why Kell…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Lovie Smith makes the most sense for the Cleveland Browns with Chip Kelly out - Bill Livingston

      We learned a few things about the new Browns regime after their flirtation with Chip Kelly, little of it encouraging.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Eagles coaching search: Moving on from Chip Kelly

      So where do the Eagles turn? They could always expand their search to include more candidates, but pay attention to these three names in particular.
      Source: philly.com
    • Cleveland Browns coaching search updates, reports and rumors: Chip Kelly is out, more names are in; San Diego Chargers may talk

      With Chip Kelly out, the Cleveland Browns go to Plan B and C.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Why Chip Kelly May Be Waiting for Belichick to Retire

      Oregon's coach has a history of waiting for the perfect fit and turning down enticing offers, like one from Giants Coach Tom Coughlin.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Chip Kelly out; Eagles have more coaches to interview

      THE EAGLES' head-coaching search committee has one less candidate to worry about. The Eagles have been told that Chip Kelly is staying at Oregon, a source confirmed to the Daily News late Sunday night.
      Source: philly.com
    • Sources: Kelly spurns NFL, will return to Oregon

      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.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Chip Kelly stays at Oregon

      Perhaps the biggest move of the coaching hiring cycle is the one that wasn’t made. Per multiple reports, Oregon coach Chip Kelly is staying in Oregon. The move comes a day after Kelly spent multiple hours meeting with the Eagles, and two days after he r
    • Browns claim they walked away from Chip Kelly

      As the Browns try to “reboot” their coaching search without Chip Kelly in the mix, the spin from Cleveland is, essentially, “It’s not me, it’s you.” According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns decided to walk away fro
    • Cleveland Browns better off without Chip Kelly: Terry Pluto

      Maybe Chip Kelly would have worked in Cleveland, but he faced long odds without any NFL experience.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Source: Browns moving on from Oregon's Kelly

      CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with Cleveland's coaching search says the Browns will not be hiring Oregon's Chip Kelly.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Browns walk away from Chip Kelly because they weren't sure his heart was 100-percent ready to jump to the NFL

      Browns walked away from Chip Kelly because they weren't sure his heart was 100% into leaving Oregon, a league source said.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • The Chip Kelly face-saving process commences

      So when Chip Kelly returns for the second straight year to Oregon after flirting seriously with the NFL, what will the story be? Will it be that Kelly and his agent, David Dunn, aimed too high and played too shrewdly and failed to get the deal Kelly wan…
    • Browns Appear To Be Done With Chip Kelly; Leave Arizona Without A Deal

      The Browns are flying home from Arizona without an answer from Oregon’s Chip Kelly, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo.com by way of Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Eagles flew from Arizona to Denver today to interview offensive coor
    • Sources: Browns reboot search without Kelly

      Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III and team executives are headed back to Cleveland from Arizona and will start their coaching search over again without Oregon coach Chip Kelly in the mix, sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
    • If Kelly wants Vick in Philly, it’ll likely cost $15.5 million

      As the Eagles try to close the deal with Oregon coach Chip Kelly, they reportedly are selling potential coach Chip Kelly on the presence of quarterbacks Nick Foles and Mike Vick on the roster. That’s fine, but Vick has no intention or desire to reduce t
    • Browns look bad in failing to land Kelly

      A week after starting their coaching search, the Browns have to start over again. There's no other option after failing to sign Oregon coach Chip Kelly, the team's top candidate. This is a major setback for the regime of owner Jimmy Haslam and chief exe…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Ducks' Kelly weighing offers from Browns, Eagles

      CLEVELAND (AP) -- For once, Chip Kelly isn't in hurry-up mode.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • The Chip Kelly Watch: Reaction on social media

      It's been an emotional roller coaster for Browns fans. On Friday, Kelly to the Browns seemed like a lock. Then, late Saturday, word came that Philly had emerged as the leader after a lunch meeting that stretched well into the night. Early Sunday, the Bi…
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Chip Kelly To The Browns Was A Sure Thing, Until Kelly Spent Nine Hours Eating Dinner With The Eagles

      On Friday, NFL.com said Chip Kelly to the Browns was in the works, and that the two sides were just hammering out the details. Browns fans were happy. The brief Shurmer era wasn't the tonic they had hoped for, and Chip Kelly is one of the biggest names …
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Eagles, Kelly meeting ended, finally

      Well, at least no one said there was a 95-percent chance that the Browns would hire Chip Kelly. At a time when every report and indication (few if any of which likely were originating with the Browns) suggested that the man whose Oregon teams wore all s…
    • Eagles try to convince Chip Kelly to be their head coach

      The Eagles met with Chip Kelly in Arizona on Saturday, and were making a last-ditch effort to lure the Oregon coach from signing with the Browns, a source close to the situation said.
      Source: philly.com
    • Long lunch: Kelly still meeting with Eagles

      Thanks to Joe Webb’s introduction to the forward pass, we’re counting on external means for drama tonight. We may have found it in the person of for-now Oregon coach Chip Kelly. The plan was for him to have a perfunctory lunch with the Eagles, then di
    • Cleveland Browns, Eagles still vying for Chip Kelly; Browns interview Syracuse's Doug Marrone again

      The Browns are not yet meeting with Oregon's Chip Kelly, because he was still with the Eagles in Arizona as of about 9:15 p.m. eastern standard time.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Cleveland Browns meeting with Oregon's Chip Kelly tonight, "Be ready for something to happen today'' source says

      The Browns will meet with Oregon's Chip Kelly tonight, and hope to make him their head coach by the end of the meeting, a league source told the Plain Dealer.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Kelly And The Browns Close? LaCanfora Says Hold On Till It’s Done

      As of late Friday, the Browns and Oregon coach Chip Kelly were close to getting a deal done. The two sides were going to talk again late tonight, and after another session, some feel the deal will get done. Or will it. Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports remi…
      Source: brownsgab.com
    • Eagles en route to Arizona to continue interviews

      PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles' front-office brass left for Arizona on Saturday to continue interviews for the team's coaching vacancy.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Eagles to meet with Doug Marrone while out West, as well

      Add a fourth (actually fifth) name to the Eagles jam-packed Western tour. They’re meeting with Chip Kelly today, then announced upcoming meetings with Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seahawks defen
    • Eagles statement lists three upcoming interviews, no Kelly

      Lest anyone think they’re being played for suckers, the Eagles want to make sure you know they have plenty of other business in Phoenix. The team just issued a statement, making it clear they had more people than Chip Kelly on their list, by leaving his
    • Chip Kelly will make decision tonight; Eagles to interview Marrone, Jay Gruden

      Chip Kelly will make his decision -- to either accept offers from the NFL or return to Oregon -- a source close to the situation said on Saturday morning.
      Source: philly.com
    • Bills interview Chip Kelly, too

      When the Chiefs reportedly were closing in on a deal with new coach Andy Reid, they didn’t let him interview elsewhere.  With the Browns reportedly closing in on a deal with Chip Kelly, a different approach is being used. Kelly has interviewed with the
    • Browns’ courtship of Chip Kelly possibly includes a favor for his agent

      Perhaps as stunning as the news that the Browns are close to a deal to make Chip Kelly their next head coach (we won’t not believe it until someone says it’s 95-percent certain) was the Friday night report that Browns CEO Joe Banner has informed quart
    • Why Kelly choosing to meet with all 3 clubs

      ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that despite meeting with the Browns for a total of seven hours and agreeing to re-connect with Cleveland’s top brass again Saturday night, Chip Kelly decided to also interview with the Bills and Eagles as scheduled
    • It's never easy for the Browns

      Even with a new regime, something remains the same for the Cleveland Browns: Nothing comes easy for the franchise. After one report had Cleveland close to a deal with Oregon's Chip Kelly, the presumed top choice for head coach left a seven-hour meeting …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Report: Kelly meeting with Bills tonight

      While reports swirl that the Browns have the inside track on landing Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, the Bills are reportedly getting their chance to woo the innovative sideline boss. That according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen whose report was subsequently
    • No deal yet between Browns and Kelly

      The Browns and Chip Kelly wrapped up their seven-hour meeting without a deal, but Cleveland is still favored to get the Oregon coach, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen. Kelly will meet with the Bills tonight and talk to the Eagles on Saturday, Mortens…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden Tweets he was kidding about not fitting in a Chip Kelly offense

      Brandon Weeden's future with the Browns appears murky with coaching change on the horizon.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Report: Colt McCoy has been told he’s in Chip Kelly’s plans

      Chip Kelly may be creating a quarterback controversy in Cleveland before he even gets the job. With the Browns reportedly getting close to finishing a deal to bring Kelly from Oregon to Cleveland, a report from ESPNCleveland.com suggests that Kelly may …
    • Chip Kelly's offense not a good fit for current Cleveland Browns' roster: Bill Livingston

      The supersonic spread of Chip Kelly might work with the Browns. But I doubt it.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • NFL teams begin courtship of Oregon's Kelly

      The Browns are set to interview Oregon coach Chip Kelly, who said he hopes to have the process "wrapped up quickly."
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Oregon's Chip Kelly on interviews with NFL teams, including Cleveland Browns: 'I want to get it wrapped up quickly'

      Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner will interview Oregon's Chip Kelly today. He'll also talk to the Eagles and Bills and wants to get it wrapped up quickly.
    • Oregon coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo offense can work in NFL - with a few tweaks - analysts say

      View full size Oregon football coach Chip Kelly, seen above tossing a ball around before the Ducks played Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday, is expected to interview for the Browns' head coaching job today. Paul Connors,...
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Tonight Is Probably Your Last Chance To Watch Chip Kelly's Oregon Ducks. Don't Miss It.

      If you believe the reports, one of the most captivating eras in recent college football history ends tonight. Chip Kelly will coach Oregon against Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl, and then he'll interview for NFL head-coaching jobs (chats with Philly, C…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Oregon's Kelly to meet with Bills on Friday

      Oregon coach Chip Kelly won't have much time to rest after the Fiesta Bowl.
    • Would Bills pay top dollar for Chip Kelly?

      The Buffalo Bills are scheduled to interview University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly in Arizona on Friday. Kelly is arguably the hottest prospect on the NFL coaching circuit. He's also reportedly at the top of the list for the Cleveland Browns and Ph…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Banner, Lurie could be squaring off for Chip Kelly

      It’s high drama, even for the drama-rich NFL.  A pair of boyhood friends who had worked together for a generation are now working separately, and working against each other in pursuit of the same coach. Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and his former top lie
    • Cleveland Browns coaching search updates, reports and rumors: Chip Kelly complimented by T.J. Ward, has Bill Belichick's attenti

      Browns' Ward played for Kelly at Oregon. Patriots' coach Belichick added up-tempo wrinkles to his offense after meeting with Kelly. Former Steelers coach Cowher a Browns' candidate? More story links on Browns' coach search.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Oregon’s Chip Kelly being pursued by the Bills, Browns and Eagles

      Here's a Thursday afternoon roundup of the NFL head coaching rumor mill: Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals are one of three teams interested in former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid. The Cardinals were scheduled to meet with Reid on Thursday, h…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Sources: Browns, Whisenhunt talk; Kelly on tap

      Oregon's Chip Kelly appears to be near the top of the Browns' coaching wish list.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • AFC West not in on Chip Kelly

      Chip Kelly is set to talk to nearly half the teams looking for a head coach. However, the Oregon coach’s dance card does not currently include any AFC West teams. USA Today is reporting the offensive innovators will talk to Buffalo, Cleveland and Philad
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Brian Kelly attracting NFL attention

      For weeks, we’ve been saying that the other college coach named Kelly should be drawing NFL interest.  Now, according to Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is. The head coach of the Irish “is rising on some NFL teams’ radar,â
    • Jeff Lurie and Howie Roseman line up against Joe Banner as Eagles and Browns will interview Chip Kelly

      It's on. The Eagles and Browns will vie for Chip Kelly as both teams have interviews scheduled with the Oregon coach, an NFL source said Wednesday.
      Source: philly.com
    • Chip Kelly is Intriguing, but Plenty of Questions Remain

      With Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner reportedly in Arizona waiting for their turn to bend a knee and kiss the visor of Oregon coach Chip Kelly, it seems like a good time to look at what Browns fans are in store for if the team mak…
    • Add the Eagles and Bills to Chip Kelly’s busy weekend plans

      Chip Kelly’s going to be a busy man. He’ll coach Oregon in Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl, in what is looking more and more like his final college game. In addition to a previously reported interview with the Browns Friday, Kelly has also scheduled intervie
    • Joe Banner Visits Chip Kelly in Arizona

      According to several reports, Browns CEO Joe Banner traveled to Arizona today, intent on interviewing the Oregon Ducks head coach. Kelly, who is preparing his team to play the Kansas State Wildcats on January 3, will met with Banner on Friday as Clevela
      Source: brownsgab.com
    • Chip Kelly on his offense in the NFL: “Don’t know, haven’t been there”

      Oregon coach Chip Kelly is expected to get at least one NFL job offer after his team plays in Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl. But as successful as Kelly’s system has been at the college level, Kelly himself admits that he has no basis for saying whether or no
    • Chip Kelly on adapting an offense

      Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News is in Arizona this week because that's where Oregon is paying in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on Thursday night and you may have heard something about Oregon coach Chip Kelly being a possibility to succeed the fired …
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Oregon A.D. thinks Chip Kelly will field NFL offers in the future

    Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens says he’s thrilled that Chip Kelly has spurned NFL teams to remain the coach of the Ducks. But Mullens says he fully expects to have more NFL teams go after Kelly in the future. “If we’re winning 11, 12, 13, 14 g
  • Chip Kelly is probably waiting on his dream NFL job - with the New England Patriots

    Chip Kelly may have rejected the Browns for a future shot with the New England Patriots.
    Source: cleveland.com
  • Assessing the appeal of the Eagles job

    The initial reaction in Philadelphia to Chip Kelly's decision to stay at the University of Oregon instead of jumping to the NFL to coach the Philadelphia Eagles seems to be trending toward disdain. This guy doesn't have the guts to make the leap, if he …
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Wake-up: Browns walked away from Kelly?

    Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens for making sure the AFC North is represented in the divisional round for the fifth straight season. The last time there was no AFC North team in the AFC final four was the 2007 season. I'm sure the other three tea…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Cleveland Browns' search for a head coach continues: Live call-in show at 6 p.m.

    Join cleveland.com's Glenn Moore and The Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot and Dennis Manoloff for a live call-in show at 6 p.m. to discuss
    Source: cleveland.com
  • Awaiting Chip Kelly hire like watching Evil Knievel roaring toward the ramp: Bud Shaw's Sunday Spin

    View full size Should the Browns hire Oregon coach Chip Kelly, the results could be spectacular. As in a spectacular success or a spectacular crash. Pictured above is Evil Knievel clearing 10 trucks in West Salem, Ohio, on May...
    Source: cleveland.com
  • ND's Kelly on NFL: 'Leaving is not an option'

    Brian Kelly says leaving Notre Dame "isn't an option." Alabama's Nick Saban says he has no "unfinished business" in the NFL.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Nick Saban, Brian Kelly both downplay NFL interest

    Both of the coaches who have led their team to Monday’s college football national championship game have been linked to NFL rumors. Both of them attempted today to downplay any interest in leaving college for the pros. Alabama’s Nick Saban, who claime
  • Brandon Weeden report card: A look back at all the season's passes

    Brandon Weeden's rookie season as the Browns' starting quarterback was a disappointment.
    Source: cleveland.com
  • When Bills Were the Kings of Comeback

    When it comes to the N.F.L. playoffs, Bills fans are left only with memories. But at least they have one that may never be eclipsed.
    Source: nytimes.com

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