In just a few weeks, the Philadelphia Eagles will start their first training camp with their brand-spankin'-new head coach. The excitement level in Philadelphia is extremely high, because things had become stagnant under Andy Reid and Chip Kelly brings a very fresh feel to the City of Brotherly Love.
But is Kelly too fresh? Nobody really knows what to expect from the offensive mastermind from Oregon, mainly because he's never been on an NFL coaching staff before.
It's impossible to predict how things might pan out for any new coach, and that's especially the case with Kelly. He becomes just the ninth NFL head coach in the last 30 years without any experience within the league, joining this list:
We can take the success rate of the coaches above and compare that to coaches with vast and/or limited NFL experience in order to get a better feel for Kelly's chances of making it, at least based on how history has treated coaches in similar situations.