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Chip Kelly doesn’t believe in any stupid SI cover jinx; but the power of the conch compels

Dec 11, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

source:  A couple of solid one-liners from Chipper at his Wednesday press conference. First, he was asked about Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles being jinxed due to the second-year quarterback earning a spot on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated.

Kelly was also asked about the goofy “Viking horn” sound heard at games in Minnesota which was also played at Eagles practice today.

Was that an attempt to mimic the crowd noise in Minny on Sunday? Jimmy Kempski has more at

Chip replied, “I thought it was the horn from Anchorman, when he calls for his guys, and they were all standing right next him.”
The two do sound eerily similar.
  1. Chip Smelly - Dec 11, 2013 at 1:03 PM

    Chip is a waste of time and I hope his ankles both shatter under the weight of failed expectations and all of the cheesesteaks his fat ass eats.

    • Enrico Campitelli Jr. - Dec 11, 2013 at 1:04 PM

      Comment of the week candidate right here.

      • BenE. - Dec 11, 2013 at 7:04 PM

        Yo. I’m trying to go to Smith’s with Chip Smelly

    • Andrew M - Dec 11, 2013 at 1:15 PM

      I have to admit, I did laugh at Chip Smelly. Solid stuff right there.

    • 2sentz - Dec 11, 2013 at 4:38 PM

      Using the tired “fat” line for Chip? You are aware of our previous coach, yes?

      • Chip Smelly - Dec 11, 2013 at 8:46 PM

        Shut your fuc.kin mouth. Everyone weighs less than Andy Reid. Doesnt make Chip not a fat slob. Go back to sucking on Luries teet you stupid sheep.

      • 2sentz - Dec 12, 2013 at 7:29 AM

        Aw dude, you had us laughing with your one funny quip. Here’s free advice….next time your brain says “type”, don’t.

    • GregL190 - Dec 12, 2013 at 8:25 AM

      Everybody who read your comment is now literally a little dumber for having done so.

    • Chris - Dec 12, 2013 at 5:46 PM

      Dale Hunter gets more clever every year…

  2. willh888 - Dec 11, 2013 at 1:27 PM

    On 4th down the Vikings actually use the sound of straw huts ablaze

    • BenE. - Dec 11, 2013 at 1:56 PM

      They also use the sound of a 10th-century rape whistle at the two-minute warning

      • drew - Dec 11, 2013 at 4:17 PM

        if i could click the thumbs up button more i would have

  3. 2sentz - Dec 11, 2013 at 5:32 PM

    Close your eyes for a sec, and really think back to Sat Nov 2.

    3-5 with back-to-back torturous home losses to Dallas & NYG, total of three offensive points in those 8 quarters. Vick hurt and 6/9 for 39 yds, Foles out with concussion, Barkley beyond ineffective. Opposing fans joyously hoisting “Chip’s Up-tempo Offense” onto their mantles of epic hype failures alongside Dream Team and Gold Standard….

    Now open your eyes and stare at that cover. There’s no way in hell you or me or anyone saw that coming. Let’s savor it for a few days.


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