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Philadelphia Eagles in turmoil? Chip Kelly reportedly expresses interest in leaving

Eagles go from top of division to a team that appears to be in disarray.

Does Chip Kelly want out of Philly?
Does Chip Kelly want out of Philly?
Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

[UPDATE: It would appear that Chip Kelly has won his power play to maintain control of personnel with the Eagles.]

Are the Philadelphia Eagles imploding? There are now reports that head coach Chip Kelly has expressed interest in getting out of his contract in the wake of the firing of personnel man Tom Gamble, whom Kelly apparently supported.

First came this:

Then came this:

Then came the speculation asking whether or not teams in need of a head coach, most notably the San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, would be willing to mortgage their drafts to trade for Kelly as their coach:

Not that long ago the Eagles were the defending NFC East champs and sported a 9-3 record. Now? No playoffs, a fractured front office and maybe no head coach.

You have to love the NFL off-season rumor mill. Check Bleeding Green Nation for the mortified reaction to the possibility of losing Kelly.