Great profile of Chip Kelly in the most recent Sports Illustrated (Stephen Curry on the cover). The article explores Chip’s the plan behind Chip’s somewhat bizarre personnel moves this offseason and how it fits into a lineage of the NFL’s most innovative thinkers. The article isn’t available digitally yet, but I scanned it in for your download below.
At Oregon, Kelly took things to another level. His practices became shorter, but they were packed with plays and no one was allowed to stand around. There’s no time for coaching on the field, he felt; that’s for the film room. Players need reps.