LeSean McCoy rushed for an Eagles all-time record 217 yards and scored 2 TD’s as the Birds beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 Sunday afternoon.
Asked if anyone was similar to Johnson, Eagles coach Chip Kelly quipped; “In this world? No.”
It’s been a while since the last Chip Kelly Sarcasm Report, but it’s back with a bang.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota has announced that he will return to Oregon for his junior season.
The Eagles are far from playing the level of defense adored by Buddy Ryan zealots, but this Eagles defense has held six of their last seven opponents to 20 points or fewer (Arizona scored 21). In today’s NFL, those numbers will give teams more than a chance to win much more often than not. It has not happened by accident, as the Eagles defense has continued to gel together following a coaching change and a roster makeover.
Nate Allen says Chip Kelly’s focus on sports science and health is keeping the team strong.
Chip Kelly spoke about how Nick Foles has taken on a “followship” role with the Eagles, how the defensive front is playing and how the Eagles need to finish better.
Chip Kelly says that he hopes Nick Foles is the QB of the Eagles ‘for a long time.’
Who knew this was going to happen? Not many. Back in July, there were some that had suspicions the Eagles could be a 7- or 8-win team, but no one was predicting playoffs for a team that needed time to coalesce and heal in recovering from a feckless 4-12 season last year.
Mike Vick is saying all of the right things about Nick Foles being named the starting quarterback. Responding to the decision in a supportive way is welcome news to Chip Kelly as well.
Despite the return of Michael Vick from a hamstring injury, Nick Foles will be the Eagles starting quarterback this Sunday and will likely remain the starter for the rest of the season.
Chip Kelly says Nick Foles will be the starter for the rest of the season.
Chip Kelly’s unique way of doing things has been the right formula for the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles’ defense hasn’t allowed more than 21 points in seven straight games.
The Eagles have found a quarterback they can feel good having on the field, the league’s leading rusher leads the offense and the defense has improved week by week. The Chip Kelly offense is coming along nicely, even if Nick Foles is not considered the ideal quarterback to lead it but Kelly has been silencing critics as he keeps the Eagles loose and ready to strike.