Two things kept me from wanting to hurl after the Eagles lost an ugly game to the Minnesota Vikings: the Cowboys’ epic fail and my […]
Poor Andy Reid. He leaves Philadelphia after 14 years, gets a great fresh start in Kansas City—4-0!—but finds out that the people there will probably always […]
“If you weren’t in the room with Amos Alonzo Stagg and Knute Rockne, then you stole it from somebody,” Kelly says. “We didn’t invent this.”
It’s Kelly’s way of denying that he’s some kind of innovator or revolutionary, labels that make him uncomfortable.
Also, there’s truth behind what he’s saying. In Week 1 against the Redskins, Jon Gruden suggested that the Eagles scored a touchdown to DeSean Jackson on a play Kelly stole from the New Orleans Saints (although it was really one that several NFL teams run).
And the guess here is that Kelly will be installing one specific play he saw from Andy Reid and the Chiefs Thursday night.
Alex Smith failed to get the ball downfield all game long, completing just one pass that traveled more than 10 yards from the line of scrimmage, per Pro Football Focus. But the Chiefs were able to use a wrinkle to convert a couple third-and-longs with yards after the catch.
And in the end it was all media manufactured hype. Andy Reid walked out of the tunnel to a shower of applause and cheers from […]
Two things happened after last night’s loss to Andy Reid. (Because that’s what it was. Andy vs. the Eagles. And Andy won.) One, Andy Reid […]