Posts Tagged ‘Chip Kelly’

Michael Sam, Kony Ealy draw all 32 NFL teams to Mizzou pro day

Representatives from all 32 teams, including Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky and nine position coaches were on hand for Missouri’s pro day Thursday. The workouts were held indoors on FieldTurf and featured 15 players. Justin Britt, OT: Britt (6-5 7/8, 317 pounds), who was at the combine, ran the 40 in 5.07 and 5.09 seconds. He had a 29 1/2-inch vertical and a 9-3 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.79 and the three-cone drill in 7.59 seconds. His arms measured 32 5/8 inches, and he had 26 reps in the bench press. Britt looked good in his workouts and also put in some work as a guard and showed he could be […]

Chip Kelly, Jim Harbaugh on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh were among those from NFL teams on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day Wednesday. The event was held indoors and run on a tartan surface, which is a little faster than the FieldTurf featured inside most indoor facilities. Antone Exum, CB (5-foot-11 3/8, 219 pounds) — Exum ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 and 4.55 seconds. He had a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.01 seconds. Exum is a well-built individual, and showed good fluidity in pass coverage and also an ability to track the ball well. Exum was a […]

Reviewing Foles’ place in passing history

  Foles joins elite company: So, check this out and tell me how many of you thought you’d be saying this about Nick Foles just 48 hours ago: he joined Hall-of-Famers Sid Luckman, George Blanda and Y. A. Tittle, very likely future Hall-of-Famer Peyton Manning, Joe Kapp and Adrian Burk as the seventh player in NFL history to throw seven TD passes in one game.  Know how many TD passes Foles had in his career before yesterday? Just 12 — far and away the lowest by any of those QBs prior to their respective seven-TD-pass games. And here’s what really irked me yesterday: Foles was the first of those seven QBs to throw all seven of his touchdown passes within the game’s […]

Training Camp: Unneccessary quarterback controversies

Quarterback uncertainty can be tough for a team this time of year.  Just ask Michael Vick, who plead, very publicly, with coach Chip Kelly to cut the Eagles’ quarterback contest short for the good of the team. Does Vick have a point? No team entering camp with a quarterback controversy in 2013 was particularly great on offense in 2013. With a prolonged battle at the most important position on the field, the other ten offensive starters only stand to lose valuable practice time. That problem only worsens if there’s a clear-cut favorite at quarterback on the roster right now. The Eagles have a serious quarterback competition, but the same can’t be said for other squads around the NFL. With that in […]

NFL coaching changes impact fantasy futures

New coaches around the NFL mean new philosophies. It also means new impacts on some of fantasy football’s top producers. We examine what these changes could mean.

Eagles won’t be primarily read-option

In today’s Three and Out: the Eagles offense isn’t what you think it is; Golden Tate won’t be an afterthought and Plaxico Burress wants a bigger role.

NFL fantasy football: Michael Vick to curb fumbling?

In today’s Three and Out: Michael Vick hopes to curb his fumbling problem; Aaron Rodgers wants the Packers to run more and the Jaguars are shaking things up on offense.

NFL fantasy football: 49ers consider RB committee

In today’s Three and Out: Frank Gore could be stuck in a committee, DeSean Jackson is back returning punts and Maurice Jones-Drew just wants to be back.

NFL fantasy: Michael Vick expects to start in Philadelphia

In today’s Three and Out: Michael Vick is eyeing the starting QB job; the Jaguars have opened their QB competition and Hakeem Nicks is recovering from surgery.

NFL Tax Write-offs: Tebow, Decker and Leaf

It’s the end of tax season. Here are the write-offs every NFL team needs to make before it is to late.

NFL fantasy football: Jermichael Finley staying in GB

In today’s Three and Out: Jermichael Finley’s staying put; DeSean Jackson is looking for a role in Chip Kelly’s offense and the Browns have a new starting tight end.

NFL Fantasy football: Michael Vick’s value moving up

The Eagles and Michael Vick have agreed to a restructured deal that will keep him with the team in 2013, but how is his fantasy value affected?

NFL fantasy football: DeSean Jackson excited about new offense

In today’s Three and Out: DeSean Jackson is excited about a new offense while the Bills aren’t too excited about Ryan Fitzpatrick; Jahvid Best has likely played his final NFL game

NFL fantasy football: Chip Kelly a boon for LeSean McCoy

Now that Chip Kelly has left the University of Oregon for the Philadelphia Eagles, Marcas Grant writes that the immediate winner from a fantasy standpoint appears to be LeSean McCoy.

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