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The Linc - Free agency is not a "panacea"


Eagles coach Chip Kelly: Free agency not a panacea
Kelly said he does not have an overriding philosophy on free agency, but he said it's not a panacea for a team's problems.

Teams impressed with Dion Jordan's physique | National Football Post
The most impressive body of the combine probably belonged to Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan. At 6-6, 248 pounds, he checked into the Bod Pod with a body fat measurement of 3.8 percent—third lowest of any player at any position. What’s more, Jordan’s arms measured 33 7/8ths inches, and his hands were 10 inches.

Do 3-4 teams have an advantage over 4-3 teams in kick/punt return coverage? – Blogging the bEast
At a recent Chip Kelly press conference, Kelly noted that he liked the 3-4 better because of the philosophical advantage of having more linebackers on the roster than defensive linemen, for the purpose of special teams

Iggles Blitz » Blog Archive » Eagles DL and Free Agency
I’m interested to see what the Eagles do on the DL. This draft is deep on the DL. The Eagles could try to build an amazing group. They could add Sharrif Floyd in the 1st round and then go for a NT in the 2nd or 3rd. They could add Star Lotulelei at pick #4 and then go for someone like Datone Jones in the 2nd. This would give the Eagles a deep, versatile DL. And young…very, very young.

Eagles' Chip Kelly says he can be objective Duck hunter
Dennis Dixon is already on the Eagles roster. Five members of Chip Kelly's coaching staff followed him from Oregon. The draft is saturated with NFL-worthy Oregon prospects, and former Ducks will hit the free-agent market. If Kelly wants to continue bringing his former players to Philadelphia, it's understandable. But one of the challenges for any new coach - especially one coming from college to the NFL - is being objective about players he recruited and developed from teenagers to professionals.

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