Chip Kelly won't be getting an easy "Welcome To The NFL" game.
He won't get to face an obscure team and start off with an easy win (Andy Reid against JAX). He won't even be playing at home.
It's an away game, against arguably the most talented offense in the league, the Washington Redskins. And of course, it's on Monday Night Football.
Every first-year coach will be tested in the coming days, but for Kelly it's almost like a final exam.
His Eagles squad, as talented as they may be, are expected to lose mightily. The team is adjusting to new schemes, and the defense is in shambles.
It will be a tough opening week for the rookie head coach, but there's five things he can do to shock the nation and win his first game.
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