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Chip Kelly NFL, NCAA rumors are swirling

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The Philadelphia Eagles and head coach Chip Kelly could part ways after this season. NFL and college rumors are already swirling.

The Philadelphia Eagles have been one of the many disappointing teams across the NFL this season. Head coach Chip Kelly pushed for several big roster changes, and things really haven't worked out. The team has lost three straight, including an ugly beating at the hands of the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving. They now sit at 4-7, and while they remain alive in the ugly NFC East divisional race (two games out of first), things are not looking good for them.

In light of all the problems this season, it is not surprising rumblings are picking up that Chip Kelly might be gone after this season. There has been some chatter he has lost the locker room. Adam Schefter reported that signs are picking up that Kelly will not return to Philadelphia after this season. And this morning, Ian Rapoport reported the Tennessee Titans and USC would both be interested in him as a potential head coach.

All of this is going to add to what should be an intriguing offseason of coaching changes. I don't think the San Francisco 49ers will be making any changes, but I'm sure some folks will clamor for Chip Kelly. Even if the 49ers did part ways with Jim Tomsula, Chip Kelly seems like too big a personality for Jed York and Trent Baalke. And to revert back to my earlier point, I don't think the 49ers will be making changes. That could change with blowouts in most of the remaining games, but I think the "continues to be competitive" line is what will play out with this.