Eagles coach Chip Kelly addressed reporters Tuesday for the final time before Thursday's visit from Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs. Asked about the return of his predecessor, Kelly said: "I have great respect for Andy. If you're a coach in the NFL, anybody head coaches in one spot for 14 years, you kind of look to them and say, 'Holy Smokes!' If you just walk down these hallways and look at the championships, the division championships, the conference championships, what he's done, he's had a huge impact on this organization ... there's not a lot of guys out there in this profession that carry themselves, from a coaching standpoint, when you get a chance to be around them, like Andy Reid."
Kelly said what his players had said on Monday -- that while Reid's knowledge of players he drafted and developed will be helpful, those players are working in entirely different schemes now, so the benefit will be limited.
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*Kelly said offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is the guy in the booth who tells him when he ought to challenge. Kelly is 0-for-2 on challenges this season. But his challenge Sunday of whether San Diego receiver Malcom Floyd kept both feet down as he caught a ball at the sideline seemed worth mounting. Video evidence was not sufficient to overturn the ruling on the field.