Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Season Preview: Why Two-Tight-End Sets Will Be Key

July 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Chip Kelly took over as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles this past January, speculation over what his college-style offense would look like in the NFL began.
Throughout his days at the University of Oregon, Kelly's teams were known to produce points at a rapid rate, leaving defenses exhausted and confused. While many in Philadelphia expected Kelly to bring his high-flying, read-option offense to the Eagles, Kelly has already said that will not be the case. 
While Kelly has assured fans that the read-option will not be as prevalent in the Eagles' offense as some would think, one formation that fans at Lincoln Financial Field should start getting used to is the two-tight-end set.
With Brent Celek and Clay Harbor already on the roster, Kelly added free-agent tight end James Casey from the Houston Texans and drafted tight end Zach Ertz from Stanford University in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. 
The additions of Casey and Ertz have proved to ...

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