Breaking News: Chip Kelly Eagles New Head Coach
- Updated: January 16, 2013
On Jan. 7, the Associated Press and other outlets reported that Kelly had turned down the Eagles after Philadelphia had pushed for the offensive innovator. But it seems that Chip might of had some second thoughts?
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Eagles will hire CHIP KELLY as their head coach. Both Mortensen and Kelly share the same agent.
Kelly was believed to be staying with the Ducks after interviewing for multiple NFL positions earlier in the offseason. Kelly had interviewed with the Cleveland Browns, Buffalo Bills and Eagles. Kelly’s record in four seasons at Oregon is a jaw-dropping 46-7 and has included a trip to a BCS bowl in every year he’s been the Ducks head coach. His teams have ranked in the top three in scoring the past three seasons.
The news of Kelly’s departure comes just three weeks before National Signing Day.
Chip Kelly is the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, according to league sources. No announcement yet.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) January 16, 2013