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Chip Kelly Could Be Candidate to Replace Kyle Shanahan as Falcons OC

Chip Kelly Could Be Candidate to Replace Kyle Shanahan as Falcons OC
Published On: Tue, Feb 07
Mar 22, 2015; Tempe, AZ, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly in attendance during the NFL Veteran Combine at the Arizona Cardinals training facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

If you thought the Falcons defense was on the field a lot during the Super Bowl, get ready, because that could become the norm.

NFL Networks Ian Rapoport is reporting that Chip Kelly is a candidate to replace Kyle Shanahan as offensive coordinator in Atlanta.

That vacancy comes as Shanahan departs to become the head coach in San Francisco, where Kelly was fired after one season.

According to the report, the next offensive coordinator would be asked to retain the system Shanahan implemented and the Falcons offense executed to produce franchise-record numbers.

Kelly loves the spread and fast tempo offense that made his Oregon Ducks so successful, so it might not be a fit.

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