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The Linc - Looking at Chip Kelly's staff

Rich Schultz

Don't rush to judge Kelly's staff for lack of big names | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Andy Reid chose an initial staff of unknowns and previously unsuccessful NFL coordinators (Jim Johnson). That worked out well for him.

Iggles Blitz " Blog Archive " Getting a Feel for the New Defense
We’re all moving into a brave new world now. No, this isn’t an order to read Huxley’s book. I’m talking of the shift to the new 3-4 / 4-3 hybrid defense. Let’s take a look at some fronts run by Bill Davis during the 2009 season.

Chip Kelly's Eagles coaching staff has varied experience
The Eagles unveiled coach Chip Kelly's inaugural coaching staff, and the list includes a former NFL head coach, nine other assistants who have worked in the league, 12 that come directly from college, five of whom are following Kelly from Oregon and one curiously-titled "sports science coordinator."

Initial Thoughts on New Eagles Defensive Coordinator Billy Davis
After several weeks of radio silence, Chip Kelly and the Eagles finally hired a defensive coordinator on Thursday, and naturally the Philly faithful were not inspired by their choice – not that anybody can blame them. Billy Davis is not a sexy pick no matter how the team tries to dress it up.

Of course part of the problem is there weren’t a lot of attractive matches out there in the first place, which in this case meant a coach who possesses instant name recognition, but is also still considered a star in their profession. In other words, most fans weren’t going to be happy no matter who the Eagles wound up with.

Michael Strahan responds to Warren Sapp via Twitter - Big Blue View
Michael Strahan has answered Warren Sapp's criticisms, taking to Twitter to do so.

Cowboys 2013 Draft: Scouting The Scouts - Blogging The Boys
Draft Season is officially here! To help you sift through the plethora of draft information (and misinformation) we offer up a third annual evaluation of the leading draftniks.

NFL Salary Cap Situations 2013: Jets, Cowboys, Saints among teams with work to do -
The Jets need to cut salary, while the Colts will have to spend money in 2013.

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