Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly denied reports that the University of Southern California met with him to discuss its coaching vacancy before the school hired interim coach Clay Helton on Monday.
Kelly, in his third year with the Eagles after a very successful run in the Pac-12 with Oregon, addressed the issue at his regularly scheduled news conference.
“I have never spoken to anybody from USC. I have never emailed anybody from USC,” Kelly said, “I never had a phone call with anybody from USC. I never had any contact with anybody from USC.”
The coach said his agent did not, either.
“Same thing,” Kelly said....
They deserve a nice bump for their trade for Trent Richardson alone, but how about that win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday? This team -- not the Houston Texans -- are officially the one to beat in the AFC South.