VP of refs: Officials control tempo

Updated: July 30, 2013, 3:34 PM ET
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NFL referees might put the brakes on Chip Kelly's high-octane offense with the Philadelphia Eagles this season.

Whether Kelly's fast-paced attack would work as well at the professional level as it did in college was one of the most intriguing questions heading into this season. However, NFL rules likely will force Kelly to make adjustments.

"We have to make sure teams understand that they don't control the tempo, our officials do," NFL vice president of officiating Dean ...

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