Philadelphia Eagles: Contrasting the Coaching Styles of Chip Kelly and Andy Reid

June 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Philadelphia Eagles fans wanted a change after the Andy Reid regime failed to deliver a Super Bowl after 14 seasons.
Change is what they got, from a slow-tempo offense that attacked vertically, to an up-tempo offense with little to no huddling that attacks with quick passes and screens.
It's impossible to talk about the similarities between these two coaches. Reid came from an established coaching staff under Mike Holmgren in Green Bay, while Kelly came from Oregon with no NFL experience.
Reid had an open training camp, while Kelly's will be a little more private and held in Philly instead of Lehigh. Kelly has always run a balanced offense, while Reid seemed to forget that he does have running plays in the playbook.
Eagles fans should be thrilled with the change that is coming their way. Chip Kelly is an innovator who will make adjustment after adjustment after adjustment when things aren't going his way. Reid believes that if it isn't working now, it even...

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