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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:27:04 -0700
Carolina Panthers WR Jason Avant said he did not approve of his standing with head coach Chip Kelly last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. Avant said he "mostly ran clear-out routes. ... When it came to certain things, we butted heads sometimes -- route running and route technique. So I knew I didn't fit his system."
Fantasy Tip: Avant wasn't the field-stretching type of slot receiver Kelly likes to use. In Carolina, the vet won't be much more than a bye-week replacement type but will have several big games. Good luck figuring out when to play him.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:20:30 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly praised RB Chris Polk, saying he had a strong offseason. Kelly also said Polk is one of the most valuable special-teams players.
Fri, 30 May 2014 06:33:55 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles' organized team activities have displayed their intent to move a lot faster and increase the amount of plays run, in the observation of Nick Fierro. They were quick in moving to the line of scrimmage even before the whistle blew. "We're just running as many reps as we can so we can get it on tape and teach them," head coach Chip Kelly said. "... What we're trying to do is, can we get a maximum number of reps for everybody, because we do have three and four groups, both offensively and defensively? Let's just get a lot of stuff on tape so we can teach off it."
Fantasy Tip: Of course, such an overwhelming pace allowed the offense to dominate last year before they fell apart, for numerous reasons. Of course LeSean McCoy should have another elite year, but the other fantasy-relevant members of this offense in their second year with this system -- Nick Foles, Jeremy Maclin (despite his injury), Riley Cooper, Zach Ertz -- could be in line for huge steps forward with this continuity.
Sat, 24 May 2014 06:50:06 -0700
The Miami Dolphins are hoping to have an offense that mirrors what the Philadelphia Eagles do on offense. "It's reminiscent of Chip Kelly's offense in Philadelphia, with the tempo and style," said one Dolphins player who asked not to be named.
Sun, 11 May 2014 08:17:56 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said he expects a healthy competition between QB Mark Sanchez and QB Matt Barkley for the backup quarterback position. "[Barkley] had a real good offseason in terms of training," Kelly said. "It's a good time for the quarterbacks and receivers to kind of run and throw together, and I think Matt's throwing better here and there, too."
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 06:22:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, head coach Chip Kelly was in attendance for Indiana WR Cody Latimer's pro day Friday, April 25.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:21:20 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was present for the Louisiana State Pro Day Wednesday, April 9.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:50:56 -0700
After speaking with Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson in a private meeting, head coach Chip Kelly was non-committal as to whether the team will actually trade Jackson this offseason. "I like DeSean. DeSean did a really nice job for us (last season). But we're always going to do what's best for the organization," Kelly said. Kelly also said Jackson hasn't approached the team about adding money to his contract.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:10:09 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson believes he is staying with the team after talking with head coach Chip Kelly. Jackson is calling teammates and telling them he is staying.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:06:57 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson is unsure of his standing with the team after speculation has surfaced about his future with the team. Head coach Chip Kelly has not reached out to Jackson to offer any kind of assurance of his future as of Saturday, March 15.
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