Former Coach Reid Helped Eagles Land Kelly

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Former Coach Reid Helped Eagles Land Kelly
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Former Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid had a hand in helping the franchise land his successor in Chip Kelly. Reid, the winningest coach in franchise history who was fired after a disappointing 4-12 season, reached out to Kelly, owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman in the club's first coaching search since the end of the 1998 season. Kelly made it a point to mention Reid during his introductory news conference on Thursday.

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