Plenty on people are keeping an eye on Dallas to see if quarterback Tony Romo will play on Sunday night, but the Eagles aren’t spending much time sweating things.
Coach Chip Kelly said Thursday that “it’s not like we have a ticker going on in the office” keeping them abreast of any updates to Romo’s condition. Kelly also channeled Beverly Hills Cop to explain that the Eagles weren’t going to be preparing any differently for the Cowboys if they knew for certain that Kyle Orton is starting at quarterback.
“I know this team is not going to fall for the banana in the tailpipe trick,” Kelly said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Kelly did not share his thoughts about whether or not the Cowboys would like an espresso with a lemon twist before departing for a brunch at the Harrow Club with Victor Maitland.
The Eagles need this win too much to let themselves relax because Romo, Sean Lee or Axel Foley himself are out of the lineup for the Cowboys. Assuming Dallas is diminished, that approach should pay dividends for Kelly and his team.