Kelly’s firing brings up an old lesson in the NFL

by Gary Shelton on December 30, 2015 · 0 comments

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Wednesday, 6 a.m.

Not all actors are meant to be producers.

Not all singers are meant to lead an orchestra.

Not all drill sergeants are destined to be generals.

And so the Peter Principle has cost another coach another job with another team. In the end, Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly wasn't a good enough coach to carry Chip Kelly as a general manager.

It is a old mistake NFL owners keep making. In their haste to hire

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