Look, I’m not here to point at all of these writers and talking heads and say “HAHA LOOK HOW WRONG YOU WERE.” Well, not only. We’re right on the brink of Chip Kelly’s sophomore season — arguably more important than his first — and blog Southern/Philly thought it’d be funny too look back at what was being said about Kelly from before he was hired up to his first few games. And you know what? It is funny, if only for the reckless abandon these writers use when tossing around hyperbole. Like the always rational Stephen A. Smith above, or Tony Bruno:
And Bleacher Report’s Michael Schottey:
Hey, Mark Sanchez! He’s here now! And this guy:
And the best part is, if Chip strings together three losses this year in a short span of time, you’ll see all of those same tweets. Well, maybe not the best part, because one good-close-to-great year is fun, but it really isn’t an indication of future success. Oh no, that’s something that can be copy-pasted to laugh at us later.
You can see more of those tweets, and you really should, over here.