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Chip Kelly has us believing

Chip Kelly talks to the media after being

Chip Kelly talks to the media after being introduced as the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles during a news conference at the team's NovaCare Complex. (Jan. 17, 2013) Credit: Getty

Chip Kelly has done a brilliant job in his first season in Philly, and he might wind up as Coach of the Year.

Where he once was thought to favor a pass-heavy attack, Kelly's Eagles actually lead the NFL in rushing with a 161.9-yard average. Tailback LeSean McCoy is having a career year with 2,012 scrimmage yards, including a league-best 1,476 rushing yards. And quarterback Nick Foles has executed Kelly's system almost perfectly; he leads the NFL with a 118.7 passer rating and has 25 touchdown passes and just two interceptions.

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