Chip Kelly Update: of Eagles, Changes and Rumors of Change

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We’re deep in the winter doldrums of football, unless you’re a fan of the Seahawks or the dirty, cheating Patriots. This weekend the Patriots defeated the Colts in the AFC championship game by a score of 45-7 (38-14 adjusted for inflation) — dan mentos (@DanMentos) January 21, 2015 Duck fans will remember Lane Kiffin getting caught with saggy balls too, …

Chip Kelly Update: Front Office Thunderdome

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For the first time ever in his head coaching career, Chip Kelly’s season ended when the regular season did. It’s got to be killing him, as proud as he no doubt is that his Ducks destroyed Florida State and are heading into the National Championship Game favored by a touchdown. As I’ve said before, he’s Moses, unable to enter the …

Chip Kelly Update: Redemption and a Power Struggle

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After a soul-crushing three-game losing streak that knocked them out of the playoffs, the Philadelphia Eagles salvaged a bit of respect by beating the New York Giants 34-26 in the season’s final game, despite Odell Beckham Jr.’s best efforts. The rookie phenom tied Michael Irvin as the only other NFL player to get 90+ yards nine games in a row, …