Category: Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly Says the NFL Draft Went Too Slow for Him

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

In Chip Kelly's first NFL season, he has already implemented a number of changes to the Eagles. He hands out smoothies to his players when they come off the practice field, he has sped up some things on the practice field and he has changed the attitude in Philadelphia. This ...

Matt Barkley Slips to the Third Day of the Draft, Lands in Philadelphia

Monday, April 29th, 2013

One year ago, Matt Barkley almost certainly would have been a high first-round draft pick, but he decided to stay at USC for his senior season. Things didn't go well for the Trojans, Barkley got injured and this past weekend, he slipped all the way to the fourth round. Now ...

Dion Jordan Not Paying Attention to Mock Drafts; Knows he has to Put on Weight and get Stronger

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Oregon pass-rushing stud Dion Jordan has seen his draft stock skyrocket in recent weeks and months. At one point, he was a borderline first-round pick, but now Jordan is considered to be a top-five selection. He could go to college coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles at No. 4, or ...

Cary Williams Says Dennis Dixon’s Endorsement of Chip Kelly Factored into His Decision to Sign with the Eagles

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Cary Williams was one of several Ravens defensive starters to exit Baltimore this month. And while Williams says that almost every team in the league had interest in him, he chose to join the Philadelphia Eagles. Money was surely a factor, but Williams also says a former teammate and Chip ...

Michael Vick Says He’s “Embarrassed” About Last Year, Will “Pray to God” He Can Stay Healthy In Chip Kelly’s Offense

Friday, February 15th, 2013

To almost everyone's surprise, Michael Vick is back with the Philadelphia Eagles. But with a new coaching staff in place and a new offense being adopted by the Eagles, Vick will have to beat out Nick Foles and whomever else the Eagles bring in if he wants to enter 2013 ...

New Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur Confident in Michael Vick, Sees Similarities Between Vick and Nick Foles

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles have been shocking fans over and over again this offseason. They started by hiring Chip Kelly to become their new head coach well after it was reported that Kelly was out of contention. And then Kelly hired Pat Shurmur to be his offensive coordinator, despite the fact ...

Chip Kelly Faces Challenge in Moving from College to the NFL “Head On”

Monday, January 21st, 2013

After a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason the Philadelphia Eagles finally got their man. Their first target was Chip Kelly. It initially appeared that Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon. But somehow, in one last attempt to lure Kelly away from college football, Philadelphia found a way to ...

Mike Bellotti On Chip Kelly: “Chip is a Great Football Coach and he will be Successful at Any Level”

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Eagles went through a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason as they looked for someone to fill Andy Reid's shoes. Their initial target was Chip Kelly, the No. 1 coach available this offseason. After it looked as if Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon, the Eagles expanded ...

Jason Kelce Says Everybody Thought Michael Vick “Would Be Out of Here,” But that Chip Kelly’s Hiring Changes That

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Philadelphia Eagles were beginning to get on their fans' nerves. They were bouncing around the country talking to a mishmash of head-coaching candidates in a drawn-out process to replace Andy Reid. And then, out of nowhere, they announced that their original first choice, Chip Kelly, had changed his mind ...

Oregon Coach Chip Kelly on Fairness of Penn State Sanctions: “Ask the Families If It’s Unfair What Happened to Them”

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Chip Kelly says he hasn't paid a ton of attention to the Penn State scandal from a football perspective. So when asked if the sanctions handed down to the Nittany Lions by the NCAA were unfair, Kelly suggested asking the families whose lives were involved in the scandal whether what ...