Chip Kelly's ambivalence about going to the NFL didn't seem to last all that long -- he'll be heading to the Eagles. Kelly leaves Oregon with a 46-7 record, right on the heels of a win in the Fiesta Bowl. He'll be taking over a 4-12 team after a season filled with injuries, failed expectations and general disarray forced out Andy Reid. Kelly's best known for his high-powered college offense, but he'll have to come up with a lot more than the hurry-up to turn this team around.

More: Should Kelly restore Michael Vick to his position as the Eagles' starting quarterback?


A good hire?

Chip Kelly's had a lot of success with Oregon, but coaching in the NFL is a whole different animal.

SportsNation

Is Chip Kelly a good fit as head coach of the Eagles?

  •  
    59%
  •  
    41%

Discuss (Total votes: 132,161)


Kelly's influence?

Andy Reid was able to lead the Eagles to a Super Bowl, but Kelly will inherit a team that hasn't seen much in the way of winning lately.

SportsNation

What's the farthest Chip Kelly will take the Eagles during his tenure as head coach?

  •  
    19%
  •  
    16%
  •  
    29%
  •  
    21%
  •  
    15%

Discuss (Total votes: 31,162)

Comment »

SPONSORED HEADLINES