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I think he said he prefers his QB to throw but I think his offense will sputter if he has no running threat at QB. Like Ross Fulton said, you need the threat because the offense is based entirely upon arithmetic....
forgive my assumption. good point on the # of QB runs.
upvote for you sir.
This post was edited by JDBizzle 18 months ago
I agree that he will need a qb who can also run but to succeed in the nfl he will need a qb that is a competent passer. Will need to be more of a passer then what he had at Oregon. Think a Kapernick, RG3 or Newtown type.
TP can run but let's all be honest he is not ready to be the kind of passer that Kelly will need next year.
agreed; however, the glass is half full with Kelly...too much not to like. Innovator, program builder, people person, he'll surround himself with good people and be very successful. His presser seemed to me more than just your typical well worded press conference. He has a good personality and answered things directly - a stark contrast to Big Red. Did he say the right things, was he prepared, yes.. but he seemed much more than that, very sincere and informative.
up vote for you too, sir.
heck...up votes for everyone tonight.
Yes, the NFL does appear to be an escape hatch.
All I know is that chip Kelly had a good system, but it won't work as is in the NFL as is, running QB's get banged up (RG3, Vick..etc) So he is going to need an inbetween body.. And I think TP is built for that.. Maybe mentally has some things to work out.. But why not? If not TP them another player with similar size and escapabity vs pure running .. Just have to be dangerous enough to keep the D honest
again.. Perception is his QBs run a lot in his 'system'...reality is they do not. And with two pro bowl race cars in that backfield in Shady McCoy and Bryce Brown, why would you want to? Tons of speed out wide on that Eagles team as well, weapons in Jackson and Maclin. The tempo will be fast, but his 'system' is not a running QB based offense as you might think.
Interesting stats on Kelly's offense last season...
73 TD drives in under 1 minute.
68 TD drives in 3 plays or less.
110 pass completions for 25+ yards (led CFB)
220 plays overall for 25+ yards (led CFB)
He will not make a passing QB run, nor a running QB sling it around... he can move the ball and score in many different ways, and will in Philly with those weapons to play with.
But remember.. the offensive schemes of college football will not translate the same to the NFL.. He has really great college stats.. just wont be the same due to the speed of every defense.. Thats why I think he needs a system more in the middle of his Oregon scheme vs an RG3 style
Just because i didn't know which thread to post this in, I chose this one.
Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter 9minutes ago
Former Browns HC Pat Shurmur is expected to join Chip Kelly's coaching staff in Philadelphia, likely as Eagles' offensive coordinator.
This post was edited by gessig 18 months ago
Woody and Archie.................................. Alex being Alex, ....................................and Woody at Dennison
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