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NFL Trade Deadline: Chip Kelly doesn't anticipate Eagles will make a move

If head coach Chip Kelly's comments are any indication, don't expect the Eagles to make a deal before the NFL trade deadline.

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Despite two reports that indicated the Philadelphia Eagles are looking to make a deal before the 2014 NFL trade deadline on Tuesday afternoon, the Eagles are not expected to be very involved. At least that's the impression Philadelphia head coach Chip Kelly made during his Monday morning interview on 94 WIP.

One report had the Eagles connected to Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who is reportedly on the trade block. The other one indicated the Eagles are looking for a new starting safety to replace Nate Allen and pair with Malcolm Jenkins.

It was discussed last week why the Eagles weren't likely to make a trade. Kelly values continuity and it would likely be difficult for a new player to pick up the scheme in a short amount of time. It's unlikely the Eagles could bring in a player who could make an instant impact.

Philadelphia hasn't been shy to make trades in the past; they were one of the only two teams to actually make a deal at the deadline last season. But if Kelly's comments are any indication, expect the Eagles to be quiet as the 4:00 PM EST Tuesday deadline passes.

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