Eagles get their man, hire Oregon’s Chip Kelly

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Defensive end Brandon Graham wrote: “Happy to have Chip Kelly!! Now it’s time to get to work!”

Safety Kurt Coleman wrote: “Welcome Chip Kelly to the Eagles family. Can’t wait to see what he brings to the team in 2013!”

Oregon’s players gave Kelly a Gatorade bath at the end of his last game, and some seemed resigned to their coach moving on.

“We’re all behind him,” quarterback Marcus Mariota said. “He’s someone that you can look to and learn a lot of life lessons from. Whatever happens, happens. We’ll see where it takes us.”

Kelly took the road to Philadelphia and the NFL.


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