While much talked about, the professional marriage of Chip Kelly and Marcus Mariota requires clearing one tremendous hurdle: The Eagles need to move way up in the NFL Draft.
When Chip Kelly was coaching the Oregon Ducks, the offense moved at a speed unlike much college football had seen. At the helm of Kelly's most prolific teams was quarterback Marcus Mariota.
The Philadelphia Eagles have settled a power struggle between head coach Chip Kelly and former general manager Howie Roseman and Kelly was the clear winner.
The Eagles fired VP Tom Gamble on December 31. While it went somewhat overlooked on New Years Eve, it's a move that could show a divide between the front office and head coach Chip Kelly.