Chip Kelly to coach the Philadelphia Eagles

Chip Kelly will coach the Philadelphia Eagles

1/16/13 in NFL   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

Jan. 3, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA: Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly (center) on the sidelines against the Kansas State Wildcats during the 2013 Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsChip Kelly's dominant run at Oregon may be over and the NFL is likely next on his war path. 

Shockingly, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, Kelly will enter the NFL ranks and take over the Philadelphia Eagles where he has the personnel in Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy to continue running his explosive offenses.

After Oregon beat Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl nearly two weeks ago, it was widely reported that Kelly, considered one of the top coaches on the market, would bolt for the NFL. However, after some flirting with the Cleveland Browns, reports came out that Kelly would remain at Oregon, where he built the Ducks into a national powerhouse with his blur of an offense. 

Since that report, Kelly had stayed under the radar until today's reports. 

Kelly will reportedly have a lot of personnel control in Philadelphia, where he replaces long-time coach Andy Reid. Being in Philly will also allow Kelly to run is vaunted offenses against an old USC rival, former Trojans' defensive coordinator and current Dallas Cowboys' defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.

Oregon is expected to name offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich their next head coach, replacing Kelly. 

So what do you think, is this a good move by Kelly? How about for the Eagles?
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1/16/13   |   jaysinw   |   4974 respect

I do like this move by the Eagles, they went out and got a great coach. He should be able to fix the mess that has plaque the Eagles the last two seasons, on the field.