In a day and age of instant news via Twitter, there are no secrets. So when Chip Kelly surprises everyone by accepting the head coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles, the news hits the Eagle fanbase like lottery win.
As many predicted before the season, Michael Vick's style of play would lead to injuries from taking too many hits, although having one of the worst offensive lines in football hasn't helped. The Eagles’ 3rd round rookie backup quarterback Nick Foles from Arizona will get another start and try to improve on his first start from a week ago. Eagles fans had been calling for him in recent weeks due to Vick’s inconsistent play, but bad penalties, rookie mistakes and dropped passes made for one ugly debut.
Week one of the NFL season has come and gone in the blink of an eye. Half of the NFL teams sit comfortably at 1-0 while the others dread the transition into week 2 standing at 0-1. In an unlikely turn of events, two particular NFL squads have found themselves at the bottom of their respective divisions chasing the unpredictable teams that sit above them.
From a "Dream Team" shopping spree to cleaning house and rewarding talent, the Philadelphia Eagles have changed their off-season ways for the better. With a history of being dubbed NFL penny-pinchers, the Eagles have always made it known that they do not reward hot streaks...