After claiming he will return to his post at Oregon, Chip Kelly has decided to jump ship and accept the head coaching job in Philadelphia. Kelly's offense has seen much success in college ball, but will it translate well to the pros? Mike Florio speculates about the events leading up to the hire and wonders if owner Jeff Lurie had finally realized no coach would bite at the Eagles' opportunity. Holding only the ability to increase the paycheck, the Eagles finally locked up their man and can move on to improving their player personnel.
Doug Farrar is the editor of Shutdown Corner, Yahoo! Sports’ NFL blog.