Will Chip Kelly Want Michael Vick To Run His Offense?BREAKING NEWS, Eagles, News, Quarterbacks Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
You know Michael Vick’s ears perked up when he heard that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly was going to be the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly employs an offense, which emphasizes speed at every position and that includes speed at the quarterback position.
Kelly’s offense seems to be the kind of attack, which Vick would be an ideal candidate to run, but you have to wonder if he has taken too many hits on his body to be a legitimate candidate to do much more in his career.
I don’t think Kelly is going to be willing to play without a running quarterback. He’ll love the speed the Birds already have on the roster, namely DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, LeSean McCoy, and Bryce Brown.
Andy Reid and the Eagles would have Vick run a bootleg fake after he handed the football off because it would occupy somebody on the defensive side of the ball. Kelly believes in having speed including quarterback because it forces the defense to defend every player on the offensive side of the ball.
That puts Nick Foles’ future in Philadelphia in jeopardy. Foles does quite a few things well, but running isn’t one of them.
Kelly is going to like the Eagles offensive line after he gets the chance to see Jason Peters, Jason Kelce and Todd Herremans, if they all return healthy from injuries.
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