Chip Kelly and the 49ers Are the Worst Match Imaginable

January 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 49ers must not have been listening.
That's the only explanation for their hiring Chip Kelly as their new head coach.      
Team owner Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke must have had the TV on mute during Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's press conference on Dec. 30—the one where Lurie explained firing Kelly and spoke of needing a new coach with "emotional intelligence" and "accountability." Lurie emphasized those buzzwords as he said them, but York and Baalke clearly didn't get the message.
They also must not have heard about DeMarco Murray, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson, Brandon Boykin, Evan Mathis and all of the other past and present Eagles players Kelly left disgruntled, alienated and generally angry.
And they can't have been tuned in for Kelly's last seven games with the Eagles, which included losses by scores of 45-17, 45-14 and 40-17.
There must also be some short-term memory loss, too.
The 49ers w...

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