DENNIS KELLY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jason Peters refused to play in backup role on Sunday

  View image | gettyimages.com According to report by Howard Eskin of CBS Philly, Philadelphia Eagles starting left tackle Jason Peters didn't play in a Week 10 loss to the Miami Dolphins because he didn't want to be a backup.  As Eskin notes, head coach Chip Kelly told Peters to suit up for the game, but the seven-time Pro Bowl tackle had no intentions of being an active reserve...
Via Eagledelphia
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles plans at offensive line if Jason Peters can't play

  View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia Eagles starting offensive tackle Jason Peters is the only offensive player to start in every game during Chip Kelly's coaching career in Philly.  For the first time in 40 games, the Eagles might have to start a game without the blindside protection of Peters, who's nickname is The Bodyguard.  Peters left Week 7's game against the...
Via Eagledelphia
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles' pass protection crumbles after Jason Peters injury

Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters is one of the NFL's best left tackles, and after he left Sunday night's Week 7 27-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Eagles' pass protection collapsed.After Peters left the game, the Eagles shifted Matt Tobin over to left tackle and brought in Dennis Kelly at guard. If Peters is out for an extended period, this might not be the line...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles extend backup OL Dennis Kelly

  View image | gettyimages.com The Eagles have signed offensive lineman Dennis Kelly to a one-year extension and have locked him up through 2016, according to NJ.com's Eliot Shorr-Parks.  The extension comes just one day after the Eagles signed offensive guard Andrew Gardner to a three-year extension.  The 25-year-old was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth-round of the 2012...
Via Eagledelphia
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Sign OL Dennis Kelly To A One-Year Extension

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Eagles have signed backup OL Dennis Kelly to a one-year contract extension on Wednesday. According to Yates, Kelly’s extension will pay him a $760,000 base salary to go along with a $30,000 workout bonus. Kelly, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Eagles back in 2012. He was entering the final ... The post Eagles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Press Conference: Tebow has improved, more position battles

  View image | gettyimages.com Today, the Philadelphia Eagles practiced at the NovaCare Complex as the team prepares for it's final game of the preseason against the New York Jets.  Prior to practice, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly addressed the media. Kelly thinks quarterback Tim Tebow has improved dramatically since the Eagles signed him in April. He notes that Tebow has worked...
Via Eagledelphia
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

As Eagles Split from Minicamp, What Do We Know?

: Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly runs onto the field during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Ever since the start of team Organized Team Activities began back on April 20th, Eagles players have been working extremely hard to prove to head coach Chip Kelly that they are here to stay for the long haul. Mandatory minicamp...
Via The Sports Journal
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles already becoming comeback kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Slow starts and strong finishes have become a trend for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles' 30-27 comeback win at Indianapolis on Monday night made them the first team in NFL history to overcome double-digit, halftime deficits in the first two games. Chip Kelly and his players know this isn't a recipe for long-term success. ''No one should be patting themselves...
Via Associated Press
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Next man up for Eagles in Indy: Dennis “Hagrid” Kelly at LG…

Just when it looked like David Molk would get his first NFL career start at left guard, Chip Kelly had a change of plan. Dennis Kelly, the 6-8, 321 lb. “Keeper of the Keys” from Purdue, will apparently start against the Colts on Monday night. You think of the giant 5th-rounder from the 2012 draft class more as a swing tackle, but his coaches like his match-up prospects against...
Via Eagles Eye
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Time For Eagles to Play the Roster Numbers Game

Surprise keeper? Photo: Ron Tarver/Philly.com Chip Kelly and the Eagles have some tough decisions to make by tomorrow at 4pm.  A total of 22 players will have to be cut in order to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Many of them will be relatively easy decisions, but the tough ones will come down to how many players Chip will want to keep at a certain position.  In other words...
Via Eagles Addict
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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