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What is Eagles coach Chip Kelly bringing to NFL?

PHILADELPHIA — Let’s be clear about one thing — Chip Kelly isn’t simply replicating everything he did at the University of Oregon here with the Eagles.

He’s dealing with adults now, not college kids. He’s facing the top 1 percent of football players at the NFL level, so his offensive schemes won’t work as easily as they did against soft Pac-12 defenses, and he’ll probably have to flip-flop his run-pass ratio.

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