Head coach Chip Kelly of the Oregon Ducks looks on while taking on the Wisconsin Badgers at the 98th Rose Bowl Game on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California.
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PHILADELPHIA - Chip Kelly, the Oregon coach who was interviewed for the Cleveland Browns head coach job, is going to lead the Philadelphia Eagles.
The team made the announcement Wednesday.
Kelly was considered to be high up on the list of candidates interviewed by the Browns earlier this month. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam reportedly met with Kelly in Arizona on Jan. 6, and ESPN said Kelly said no to joining the team and returned to Oregon.
The Browns later hired Rob Chudzinski.
Kelly becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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