Shurmur expects Eagles to run plenty with McCoy & Brown | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Are we going from a coach who doesn’t use any running backs to a coach who uses two? Pat Shurmur says yes. Shurmur, Chip Kelly’s new offensive coordinator, said Monday that he plans to give both LeSean McCoy and Bryce Brown a generous number of carries moving forward and said he thinks in general, offenses are more effective with two running backs in the mix.
Kelly's system, decline could vex Vick - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
With his new one-year deal, Michael Vick might face even more contact in Chip Kelly's offense.
NFL Announcer Rankings | Audibles - SI.com
Audibles – SI.com - Chris Burke on the NFL
Chip Calls an Audible: New Deal for Vick
What does this mean? Well, it means nothing good for Nick Foles, first of all. Vick has said he is not amenable to staying here as a backup. The Chipper, after reviewing 2012 film, must think a 33-year-old Vick is a better option for his offense than Foles, the bigger, slower-footed 2012 rookie. He must also think he isn't getting his longterm franchise QB out of the 2013 draft. So he's going to try to buy a year with Vick, see how it goes, and if disaster ensues, as it did for Andy Reid the past two seasons with Vick, then there's the 2014 draft and a more promising quarterback crop.
NFL drafts have come a long way over the past several decades - NFL.com
Before the bright lights of Radio City Music Hall, the draft used to feature old magazines and rolls of quarters. Gil Brandt takes us on a trip down memory lane and shares tales from past drafts.
Where a Redskins player and the Redskins website defend the indefensible - SBNation.com
The origin of the word "redskin" counts for less than its contemporary meaning.
Improvements to FanShots just released - Blog Huddle
The SB Nation Product Team released some changes to Fanshots today that aim to improve the appearance and utility of Fanshots on the home page, the Fanshots index page, and Fanshot detail templates.