|Chip Kelly named Eagles' head coach -- Wed Jan 16 9:45 pm --|
Former Oregon Ducks coach will take over for Andy Reid
|In the end, Chip Kelly chose the NFL, giving the Philadelphia Eagles their guy. The Eagles hired Kelly on Wednesday, just 10 days after he originally decided to stay at Oregon. The 49-year-old Kelly, known as an offensive innovator, becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season. Kelly will be introduced at a news conference at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Eagles' practice facility. (ESPN)|
FF Today's Take: The Eagles hope Kelly can inject some life into an offense that ranked 29th in the NFL in 2012 with 17.5 points per game.