The 0-2 start for the Philadelphia Eagles has come with some surprisingly bad offense, but that's not because other teams have managed to figure out Chip Kelly's signals, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Wide receiver Josh Huff raised eyebrows earlier in the week when he said Dallas Cowboys players were yelling out the Eagles' plays pre-snap, but he backed off on those comments later in the week. Huff said he "blew stuff out of proportion" and Kelly told reporters that he had a conversation with the wide receiver who told him that he didn't believe Dallas player knew the signals.
Still, with just 70 rushing yards and 36 total points through the first two weeks, the question remains how the Atlanta Falcons and Cowboys were able to keep the previously high-powered Eagles offense to low numbers.
According to Rapoport, it's because players from both teams believe they figured out Kelly's overly simple schemes. In particular, Cowboys players say that offensive lineman Darrion Weems, who played for Kelly at Oregon, helped the team identify patterns and plays for the Eagles.
Weems bounced around from four different teams as a rookie in 2012 before landing with the Cowboys at the end of the year. The fourth-year offensive tackle hasn't played a single snap in the NFL, so helping to solve the Kelly offense for Cowboys defenders is certainly the biggest contribution of his young career.
The Eagles will have a chance to right the ship in a Week 3 game against the New York Jets. After a pair of dominant showings to open the year, the Jets boast a 2-0 record and the NFL's No. 1 scoring defense. New York has allowed just two touchdowns this season and present a big challenge for an Eagles offense that has been stuck in neutral.
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