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Chip Kelly is popular, Nick Foles is not

Eagles head coach Chip Kelly earns a lot of face time.

"You're in my shot, Nick."
"You're in my shot, Nick."
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The Wall Street Journal sports section recently released an interesting study on how often every NFL coach and quarterback ranked by how often they are shown during a game broadcast. You can read the entire article here, but here's how the table shapes up:

As you can see, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly is really popular. He's only behind San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Kelly gets an average of 44 sideline cuts per game. That's a lot, and it's easy to see why. Kelly is an interesting fellow. He's also fairly animated on the sidelines. Kelly is really the focal point of this Philadelphia football franchise.

Quarterback Nick Foles, on the other hand, isn't so popular. Foles ranks tied for 25th overall with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Foles isn't particularly interesting or animated so this hardly comes as a surprise. Plus, with all those sideline shots already dedicated to Chip, there's no room for anyone else.

Chip Kelly, camera hog.

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