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Report: Chip Kelly close to deal with Cleveland Browns

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Jens1893, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network
     
  2. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Dumb move.

    Igles make way more sense.
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Colt McCoy is so giddy right now.
     
  4. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Instant failure :lol:
     
  5. NW Buff

    NW Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Not sure I agree. The igles have a lot more pressure to win yesterday and a press corp there is brutally hard. Kelly's PR skills are really poor and probably wouldn't fly in Philly.
     
  6. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Do not understand...unless he is just after the $$$$$$. Oregon is primed for a run into the foreseeable future of ten win seasons. You are the **** of the walk in Eugene, making seven figures, and on easy street. Why go to the No Fun League? Then again, he'll probably get a raise that double or triples his salary....in the hellhole that is Cleveland.
     
  7. NW Buff

    NW Buff Club Member Club Member

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    It's an ego thing. He wants to prove himself at the next level. If he fails in the NFL I am sure a big-time college program will hire him in a heartbeat.
     
  8. CUBUFF80

    CUBUFF80 No Stinkin' Title Club Member

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    Agree, hell I bet Saban even thinks about going back to the NFL to prove he was not a failure.
     
  9. 4DemBuffs

    4DemBuffs Most admired poster Club Member

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    hey! that is not fair. their river has not caught on fire in years.
     
  10. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    Hahaha. Good for Cleveland. maybe they'll be able to get to the playoffs before all the talent leaves for greener pastures
     
  11. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    1. the pay is higher
    2. it's easier, because you don't have to reload constantly (i.e. no recruiting). That is taxing on coaches and is the lifeblood.
    3. ego - you ain't proved you are the best until you've done it in the league
     
  12. TDbuff

    TDbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Joe Schad reported this yesterday, he's tired of recruiting, and all the booster/fundraising obligations. Oregon's alluded to the latter, some of the big shot boosters have been a little ticked that Kelly has been blowing off a lot of his speaking engagements.

    Plus, there's still a fair chance Oregon's about to get dinged by the NCAA, some day, maybe. Don't have to worry about that anymore, dealing with player's agents is perfectly normal in the NFL.


    I know this guy's a genius and all, but I'd still be wary of the fact he didn't really build Oregon, he took it to another level but they certainly weren't down. 5 years ago he's OC at New Hampshire, and he's never seen the inside of an NFL franchise. IF he fails, seems like all that would be an obvious red flag in hindsight.
     
  13. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    They have a lot of young talent on that roster, and I think he is the man to make the most with it. He has a good situation going right out of the gates. I find it a little ironic if he is sick of reloading because of all NFL teams I am pretty sure the Browns need to reload more than anyone. They don't have the money or legacy to hold onto good players.
     
  14. Hugegroove

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    Oregon might be able to beat Cleveland
     
  15. ChemEBuff

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    Oregon would be crushed by Cleveland
     
  16. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I would guess you are right on the ego thing.
     
  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm kind of surprised that Oregon's going to promote Helfrich instead of conducting a search. I'm not negative on Helfrich, but I'm not all that impressed by him either.
     
  18. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    They just need someone to run that offense, and let Phil's money do the rest
     
  19. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Especially when most people believe that Chris Peterson would take the job.

    I wish Chip Kelly the best. Who wouldn't want to coach the Cleveland Poop Colors?
     
  20. ZKobalt

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    It's not a done deal, I also expect Lurie to throw stupid money at him to outbid other teams if Kelly is his #1 target.
     
  21. Hugegroove

    Hugegroove Club Member Club Member

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    I'll assume you couldn't tell I was joking?
     
  22. PhillyBuff

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    yeah.... def a rivalry going on between Lurie and Banner (former best friend with the Browns).
     
  23. PhillyBuff

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    You dont know what you are talking about with Philadelphia fans and media.

    We put up with 14 years of Mundane Andy Reid.

    Talk about poor PR.... just say Buddy Ryan... and he is BELOVED here, even though he never won a playoff game.
     
  24. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    Some rumblings that the eagles are now the front runner
     
  25. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    I've always thought he would likely end up in Philly.
     
  26. PhillyBuff

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    I dont really want.

    i would rather see Mike McCoy come here!
     
  27. DenverBuff77

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    I just read that Oregon is being investigated by the NCAA, don't know I had missed that before. I guess he's pulling a Pete Carrol and leaving before the hammer comes down. Browns are reportedly out of the Kelly sweepstakes now too.
     
  28. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    It´s between Philly and Oregon for Kelly now and most people are willing to bet on him going back to Eugene
     
  29. NW Buff

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    My guess is the only job that Chip Kelly would leave for without hesitation is the Patriots, but Bill Belichik has that job until he decides to retire.
     

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