He hasn’t coached a game yet, but former Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly is making waves in the City of Brotherly Love. The Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, a Philly-area chain, introduced the Chip Kelly Burger for May 1. The burger has Oregon blue cheese, red onion confit, crushed potato chips and mushroom spread.
The long-awaited spring game is quickly approaching. Not only will it be the beginning of the Mark Helfrich era, it will also be a great opportunity for incoming players along with second-year players who may not have played much last season to come in and prove that they belong on this team. Coach Aliotti is [...]
The speculation that started when Chip Kelly took the head coaching job in Philadelphia came to fruition today when it was announced that former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon would be joining Kelly with the Eagles. Dixon’s agent, Jeff Sperbeck, tweeted Thursday that Dixon would be signing a two-year deal. Dennis Dixon (aka #swoosh10) has agreed [...]
The Ducks’ men’s basketball team put an end to a three-game losing streak with a win over Utah on Saturday despite still missing freshman point guard Dominic Artis. While it had been previously reported that Artis could return “soon” by many news outlets, it appears he will not take the floor against the Washington schools [...]
Chip Kelly will get his shot to prove his worth in the NFL next year with the Philadelphia Eagles, but elements of Kelly’s success precede him. The driving force behind Oregon’s famously relentless offensive attack is the zone-read option. For a casual fan, the rushing scheme thrives on deception. The quarterback either gives or fakes [...]
With all the chatter focusing on Kelly’s transition to the NFL many overlooked the fact that the athletic department will be receiving a little extra income as a result of Kelly’s change of heart.
Former Duck Brandon Hanna tweeted Thursday evening that Oregon defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro will join Chip Kelly in Philadelphia. Howard Eskin, a sports talk radio personality in Philadelphia, also tweeted the news, though the reports have not been confirmed by the Eagles or the Oregon athletic department. If it’s true, Azzinaro would be the [...]
After it seemed like the most unlikely of outcomes had occurred and much sought after football coach Chip Kelly elected to stay with the Oregon program, the result that we all expected almost two weeks ago came to fruition today. Kelly, after seemingly spurning the NFL, jumped aboard the Philadelphia Eagles ship and was named [...]
Two hours after news broke about Chip Kelly’s departure from Oregon, his predecessor Mike Bellotti gave his thoughts on Kelly’s decision to join the Philadelphia Eagles as their head coach, taking over after former coach Andy Reid was fired on Dec. 31. Read the transcript here: “… I think obviously something changed in his thinking and I [...]
#Eagles hire Chip Kelly as 21st head coach. More details bit.ly/TgSqAG — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 16, 2013 BREAKING – Sources: Oregon coach Chip Kelly will be the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles (via @mortreport) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 16, 2013 Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, according [...]
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly is leaving the Ducks to become the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles announced Kelly as the successor to former Philadelphia head coach Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31. “Chip Kelly will be an outstanding head coach for the Eagles,” said Philadelphia owner Jeffrey Lurie in [...]
Three NFL teams — the Bills, Eagles, and Browns — sent representatives to Arizona to meet with Oregon head coach Chip Kelly with aspirations of luring him to the NFL. All three flew home without Kelly’s signature. Sunday morning the Bills hired Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone, leaving only Cleveland and Philadelphia in the hunt for Kelly. Apparently the [...]
UPDATE: According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Chip Kelly spoke with the Cleveland Browns for seven hours Friday but has not yet finalized a deal, telling team officials that he still planned to meet with both the Philadelphia Eagles and the Buffalo Bills. Kelly and the Browns agreed to speak again on Saturday night after Kelly had spoken [...]