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Chip Kelly Tries Unsuccessfully to Put NFL Rumors to Rest

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Chip Kelly tried to turn reporters' attention away from the fact he is reportedly being wooed by NFL teams. Chip Kelly tried to turn reporters' attention away from the fact he is reportedly being wooed by NFL teams.

The coaching carousel continues to go around and around, with current Oregon coach Chip Kelly at the top of many lists in the NFL.

Kelly tried to put those rumors to the rest as he prepares the Ducks for the upcoming Fiesta Bowl.

"I am coaching the Fiesta Bowl… everybody knows what I'm doing. I have a game on Thursday night and that's the way it's always been, so…," said Kelly in a recent news conference Tuesday.

The Associated Press reported Wednesday Kelly is candidate for the job with the Cleveland Browns. The AP referenced several reports that put Cleveland CEO Joe Banner in Arizona to talk to Kelly about the job, and they said New England Coach Bill Belichek consulted Kelly this summer.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said the team would not confirm any interviews.

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