PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chip Kelly’s unique way of doing things has been the right formula for the Philadelphia Eagles.
When Kelly arrived in Philadelphia from Oregon, he didn’t have to sell the team on his system. Players quickly bought into Kelly’s unconventional approach, embracing his sports science ideas, up-tempo offense and Tuesday practices.
The Eagles (6-5) are leading the NFC East going into a bye and have positioned themselves for a worst-to-first one-year turnaround in a mediocre division.
“When he first walked through the door, just off of what he established at Oregon, a lot of guys respected him and were very excited,” star wide receiver DeSean Jackson said. “It was interesting. For a group of men who had gone through a tough year last year, we were able to come in and almost erase everything.
“We had a new coach and a new guy calling shots. We…
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