Oops! Apparently Chip Kelly is heading to Philly after all

Chip Kelly - 20kby Travis Normand

Last week I wrote how happy I was that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly had decided not to go to the NFL and stay at Oregon.  You can read that here.

I bring this up again because I just read that Kelly has apparently accepted the job as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL).  What a shocking turn of events, as I can honestly say I haven’t seen a move like this before.  I have never seen a coach decline an NFL offer, stay at his current school, then take the very same offer a week and a half later.

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The Right Call – Chip Kelly will apparently stay at Oregon

by Travis Normand

According to several reports, Chip Kelly will turn down several NFL offers and remain the head coach at the University of Oregon.

While some will bash Kelly for flirting with the NFL two years in a row, I don’t really have a problem with it.  After all, he appears to be one of the few coaches who is able to keep his team focused and unaffected by the numerous NFL rumors.

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