Eagles already feel pace quickening under Chip Kelly
Howie Roseman had just come back into the building after the workout of local draft hopefuls the other day when the Philadelphia Eagles' general manager heard the thumping bass of hip-hop music coming from down the hall. Roseman walked into the auditorium, where he found special teams coordinator Dave Fipp. "Welcome to my meeting room," Fipp yelled over the music to Roseman. "I'm playing music because I want to get their neurological pathways open in the morning to get them going."
Philadelphia Eagles: Ryans feels at home in any defense - mcall.com
"Perception," Ryans gently reminded a roomful of reporters for the umpteenth time on Thursday at the team's NovaCare Complex. "It was a big perception that DeMeco doesn't fit the 3-4, 4-3, whatever. I played in that defense, in the [Houston] Texans' 3-4 defense, when we were the No. 1, No. 2 defense in the league. So if I didn't fit in there then we wouldn't have been that highly ranked."
Milliner, Lotulelei and Manuel will visit Eagles next week
The Eagles continued to schedule visits with most of the top-rated draft prospects and are slated to bring cornerback Dee Milliner, defensive tackle Star Lotulelei and quarterback E.J. Manuel in for a last look-see next week, according to NFL sources.
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What I’m curious about is what Chip’s philosophy is. Does he feel that a premium OL is needed? If you go back and look at Oregon recruiting for the last 5 years, you won’t find any 5-star OL. There were some 4-star recruits, but more 3-star guys. The 5-star players came at other positions.
DeSean Jackson out to be Chip Kelly's new De'Anthony Thomas | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
"I think a lot of times in the past couple of years, teams were really able to key in on me and things like that," Jackson said Wednesday. "So as far as moving me around the offense and keeping the defense off guard, [that’s] something we’re going to be able to do."