• Sources: Kelly bolts Oregon to coach Eagles

    Summary of 88 articles · Updated Jan 24, 2013
    • NFC East links: Chip Kelly filling out staff

      Dallas Cowboys The Cowboys have targeted Auburn assistant Rich Bisaccia for their special-teams coaching vacancy, Todd Archer reports. Jay Ratliff didn’t get the message after the death of teammate Jerry Brown, so maybe cutting him will make it clear, w
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kelly’s convinced he can convince players of his pace

      For new Eagles coach Chip Kelly, questions abound. He’s still trying to fill a staff and figure out what to do about quarterback, but he also has to wonder about how fast he can go with his team this offseason. One of the signatures of Kelly’s team at
    • How far can Chip Kelly push the Eagles' pace?

      'IT'S A mathematical game," Chip Kelly was saying. He was talking about the extra man a defense can put in the box near the line of scrimmage, and the quarterback's ability to read that extra man and control him. But the Eagles' new coach was talki…
      Source: philly.com
    • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Joe Banner tells Sports Illustrated that Chip Kelly was a gamble; Pat Shurmur joins the Eag

      Do you believe the Browns when it comes why Chip Kelly isn't in Cleveland?
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Wake-up: Browns say Kelly was 'a gamble'

      As the football world begins to focus on the Ravens and 49ers, it's getting to be very quiet with the other teams in the division. Not even the local papers are writing much about their teams. Here's what I could dig up in the wake-up call ... RAVENS: T…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Banner Thought The Gamble On Hiring Kelly Was Too High

      It is sounding more and more like the Browns were simply thinking the Cons outweighed the Pros when it came to Chip Kelly being the next head coach of the team. CEO and head man Joe Banner told Peter King of SI that the team felt in the end that the gam…
    • Chip Kelly gives hints on how he and new OC Pat Shurmur will work

      MOBILE, Ala. — The Eagles have yet to confirm any of their assistant coaching hires, including the addition of Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator. But Shurmur walking around Senior Bowl practice with a credential that read “Eagles” under his name
    • Can Chip Make The Switch?

      As the Eagles' new coach, Chip Kelly faces more challenges than simply finding a quarterback. The biggest one? Adjusting to the NFL game's many differences, says Andy Staples.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Chip Kelly as 'a gamble'; Does offense or defense win in the NFL?; Varejao's setback: Terry Pluto's blog

      Terry Pluto: Cleveland Browns CEO is just saying what I've been saying all along, that Chip Kelly was a gamble
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Former Eagles president Joe Banner says Cleveland Browns rejected Chip Kelly

      It was mere weeks ago that the Browns were coming at Chip Kelly, hard.
      Source: philly.com
    • A reason for downcast Philly fans to feel good about new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly

      TO A REGION lately capped by the knees of Andrew Bynum and Chase Utley, dismayed by the failings of Andy Reid and Michael Vick, and held hostage by the egos of Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr, Chip Kelly at least offers hope.
      Source: philly.com
    • Source: Eagles likely to hire Shurmur as OC

      Former Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur is expected to join Chip Kelly's coaching staff in Philadelphia, likely as the Philadelphia Eagles' offensive coordinator, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Philadelphia can be Chip Kelly's city - as long as he wins

      There is no old block, at least when it comes to Chip Kelly's football career. The man in charge of the Eagles isn't a branch on anyone else's coaching tree.
      Source: philly.com
    • Eagles And Browns Executives Are Feuding Like High School Girls Over Chip Kelly

      On Monday, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora did a hatchet job on Eagles GM Howie Roseman. He wrote that Roseman was "drunk with power" and "woefully out of his depth," and to add the sheen of authority, La Canfora cloaked it in "a g…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Former coach Reid helped Eagles land Kelly

      Former Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid had a hand in helping the franchise find his successor.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Chip Kelly says he doesn’t need a mobile quarterback

      It has been presumed that new Eagles coach Chip Kelly will be using an offense in Philly that relies upon a mobile quarterback. That’s presumption may have been premature. As explained by Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Kelly said his system isn’t pred
    • Chip Kelly's introductory press conference

      Chip Kelly was introduced to the Philadelphia media as the 21st coach in Eagles history Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013
      Source: philly.com
    • More on Chip Kelly's U-turn to Eagles

      THURSDAY'S SESSIONS with Chip Kelly, Jeffrey Lurie and Howie Roseman gave us a little more insight into the stunning turnaround that led to Kelly being named the Eagles' coach, 10 days after telling the Eagles he was staying at Oregon.
      Source: philly.com
    • Eagles' Kelly says he's here for long run

      THE QUESTION concerned whether Chip Kelly might flee back to college football in a year or 2 if his Eagles tenure isn't going well, the way, say, Nick Saban and Bobby Petrino did in other cities.
      Source: philly.com
    • Kelly makes a good first impression as Eagles coach

      OK, IT WOULD BE a stretch to say I missed Andy Reid on Thursday at the NovaCare Complex. But a job is a big part of the life of everyone who has one.
      Source: philly.com
    • Chip Kelly dances around question of final say

      For 14 years, Eagles coach Andy Reid had final say over the team’s roster.  Today, it’s not clear who holds that power. New Eagles coach Chip Kelly was asked whether he has final say on Thursday, and he didn’t answer the question directly. “My ro
    • Oregon players believe that Chip Kelly will beat the NFL odds with his revolutionary offense

      LOS ANGELES -- Of all the reasons Chip Kelly took the Philadelphia Eagles' head-coaching position after he swore he was staying at Oregon, perhaps the most compelling rationale was the need to strike while the iron was hot. With the success of college t…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Quarterback options for the Eagles

      Chris Sprow has this Insider piece that looks at 10 -- yes, 10! -- options for the Philadelphia Eagles at quarterback now that Chip Kelly is their head coach. Two of the options addressed are on the Eagles' current roster -- Michael Vick and Nick Foles …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Dungy suspects Wilson, Kaepernick helped change Chip Kelly’s mind

      Last week, Chip Kelly was adamant that he had decided to stay at Oregon rather than leave for the NFL. Yesterday, Kelly announced that he has decided to leave to coach the Eagles. So what changed? Tony Dungy, the former Buccaneers and Colts coach whose …
    • Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown, former Brush star, 'not upset' with Chip Kelly leaving Ducks

      Twelve days ago, Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown heard from hometown friends who thought his coach might be joining the Browns.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Breakfast links: Who'll run Kelly's defense?

      Washington Redskins Rich Campbell has some thoughts on the state of Robert Griffin III's knee and the Redskins' offense moving forward. He's not optimistic that Griffin will be ready for Week 1, which is fair, but he admits that there's no way at this p…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Odds in Eagles' favor with Chip Kelly as new coach

      NEW HEAD coach Chip Kelly has already had an effect on the Eagles. According to Daily News oddsmaker Vegas Vic, the Birds' odds to win the Super Bowl improved slightly after the Eagles announced the hiring.
      Source: philly.com
    • Jaworski: Kelly will have to retool his offense for Eagles

      TWO MONTHS ago, when I asked Ron Jaworski about the wisdom of the Eagles hiring a college coach with no NFL experience and an offense that had his quarterback running the ball eight to 12 times a game like Chip Kelly's, he was a bit skeptical.
      Source: philly.com
    • Eagles new coach Kelly is versatile enough to adapt to NFL

      C HIP KELLY'S offensive schemes are predicated on deception. He is a master of misdirection. Is he ever. Kelly apparently parlayed a return to coach the Oregon Ducks into a prime coaching slot in the NFL. Always the Eagles' top choice, 10 days ago Kelly…
      Source: philly.com
    • Eagles get the right guy ... we think

      UP OFF THE FLOOR, then. A splash of cold water on the face and away we go. Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Eagles. The Gus Bus has left town, replaced by what Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie believes will be the laser-quick offense of the future.
      Source: philly.com
    • Cowboys DC Monte Kiffin has on-field history with new Eagles coach Chip Kelly, and it’s not good

      New Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will see a familiar face across the sidelines this season, but he probably wishes he didn’t have to. On Wednesday, the Eagles made a splash by hiring former Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. Known for his high-
    • The Browns Need to Worry About the Browns - Not the Eagles

      The Philadelphia Eagles hired Oregon coach Chip Kelly on Wednesday, surprising, well, pretty much everyone. The hiring’s impact rippled all the way to Cleveland, where Browns fans were as bipolar as always with reactions ranging from betrayal that Kelly
    • Chip Kelly was never the Cleveland Browns' to lose: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

      You can't lose something you never had, and the Browns never had Chip Kelly, Bud Shaw writes.
    • Chip Kelly may change the way the NFL thinks about going for two

      During his tenure as Oregon’s head coach, Chip Kelly did something routinely that no NFL coach has done in nearly 15 years: He went for two-point conversions in the first quarter. Now that Kelly is head coach of the Eagles, he may change the way NFL tea
    • Eagles lure Chip Kelly away from Nike chief Phil Knight

      Chip Kelly is used to dealing with a hands-on owner.
      Source: philly.com
    • Kelly Flips Back To The Eagles; 21st Coach In Eagles History

      Gus Bradley was supposed to be the guy. Till Chip Kelly decided to step back in. The Eagles pulled the trigger on Wednesday, surprising everyone with the hiring of Kelly, who comes to the team just 10 days after he decided to stay at Oregon. The 49-year…
      Source: eaglesgab.com
    • One thing to know: Chip Kelly chooses Philly

      After claiming he will return to his post at Oregon, Chip Kelly has decided to jump ship and accept the head coaching job in Philadelphia. Kelly's offense has seen much success in college ball, but will it translate well to the pros? Mike Florio specula…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Chip Kelly to the Philadelphia Eagles: So what? Cleveland Browns didn't miss out: Terry Pluto

      Most college coaches are failures in the NFL because the adjustment is so difficult to make.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Ravens QB Dennis Dixon on Chip Kelly being hired by Eagles: 'I'm in awe'

      Former Oregon quarterback says Chip Kelly is ready for the NFLWhen Ravens practice squad quarterback and former Oregon star Dennis Dixon got word that the Philadelphia Eagles had hired Ducks coach Chip Kelly as the replacement for Andy Reid, his first r…
    • Kelly reverses course, leaves Oregon for Eagles

      PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Chip Kelly leaves Browns looking like they were played - Bill Livingston blog

      If Chip Kelly is a success in Philadelphia, it will join a long list of Browns' missteps.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Eagles hire Oregon's Chip Kelly to fill head coach postion

      Eagles hired their top target Oregon's Chip Kelly to fill their head coach postion.
      Source: philly.com
    • Former Cowboys scouting director guarantees Monte Kiffin will find a way to stop new offensive schemes

      Larry Lacewell says he doesn’t give Jerry Jones advice about football personnel decisions and that’s because Jones doesn’t ask the former scouting director for his advice. But if Jones were to ask Lacewell what he thinks of naming Monte Kiffin as th
  • Kelly looking for “shutoutability” in his defensive coordinator

    New Eagles coach Chip Kelly knows he’s going to have to change some things, but he has a very distinct requirement for his defensive coordinator. Speaking to reporters at Senior Bowl practices, Kelly said his main criteria for determining his next coord
  • Chip Kelly, Mike Vick meet, no resolution imminent

    On the second day of his employment as coach of the Eagles, Chip Kelly addressed the first challenge he’ll face from a personnel standpoint. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Kelly and Vick met on Friday.  However, there has been no resolut
    • NFC East: Vick Fits Into Kelly’s System, But Will They Let Him?

      NFC East: Vick Fits Into Kelly’s System, But Will They Let Him?
  • Report: Chip Kelly targets Todd Grantham for defensive coordinator

    As it turns out, Todd Grantham and Dan Quinn were on the short list to become Philly’s next defensive coordinator not because the team planned to fill the position before hiring a coach, but because each was a top choice of the teams’ primary head-coa
  • Eagles' new boss could enjoy 'longer honeymoon period'

    Sport psychologist Joel H. Fish, Ph.D., talks with Sports Doc about the Eagles' new hire and what comes next.
    Source: philly.com
  • He Flew The Coop: Two weeks after seemingly pulling his name out of…

    Two weeks after seemingly pulling his name out of the running for NFL jobs, Oregon's Chip Kelly will be the Philadelphia Eagles' next head coach in a stunning reversal of course.
    Source: CNNSI.com
  • New Eagles coach must think on hire level

    WHEN JEFF LURIE was running down the list of qualities he was looking for in his next head coach after firing Andy Reid 2 weeks ago, he made sure to mention - right after being a strong leader, strategic and comfortable in his own skin - that the guy ha…
    Source: philly.com

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