Chip Kelly is reportedly the news head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.
What didn't seem possible a little over a week ago, multiple reports have surfaced Wednesday morning that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly will be named the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen who first reported the news via Twitter, Kelly is headed to the City of Brotherly Love to replace Andy Reid as the Eagles head coach. Kelly spurned the Eagles and Browns in the immediate days that followed Oregon's 35-17 Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State on January 3, informing Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens on January 6 that he was remaining in Eugene after lengthy interviews with both teams.
According to DuckTerritory's Justin Hopkins, members of the Oregon coaching staff first heard of this news via Twitter. Hopkins indicates that a conference call is planned with the staff and Kelly around 10:00 a.m. Wednesday.
With Kelly headed to Philadelphia, it is widely believed that Oregon offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich would take over as head coach of the Ducks.
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