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SANTA CLARA, Calif. Michael Strahan Jersey . -- Your computer crashes. You reboot it. A couple of different things can happen.The machine could spring back to life, like nothing was ever wrong, and appear to function properly. In your memory, there exists a problem, and you know that problem could come back at any time. But the way things look on reboot makes it tough to worry too much about it right now. For the purposes of this story, we will call this The Chip Kelly.Or it could take forever to fire back up, force you to shut it down and try again a few times, after which things just dont seem to work the way they used to work. It still looks like your computer, but youre not getting out of it what you used to get. For our purposes, were calling this outcome The San Francisco 49ers.As the 2016 NFL season dawns, Kelly and the 49ers are pressing the reset button together. Which outcome should they expect?At Oregon, everybody bought into the system and what Coach Kelly was trying to do, said 49ers rookie defensive lineman DeForest Buckner, who played for Kelly as a freshman with the Ducks. And I believe -- he couldnt really do it in Philly -- but if he gets all of the guys here to buy into his system, itll be successful. Because Ive seen it with my own eyes.Thats the hope, of course --?that what happened to Kelly in his truncated tenure as the Philadelphia Eagles coach was the aberration, and that the success he had in college can translate to the NFL in his second professional stop. But the past three years have hollowed out the expectations for both Kelly and his new team. And as they start again fresh, its more realistic to expect the slow reboot than the instant one.Three years ago, Kelly and the 49ers stood on separate NFL pinnacles. Kelly was the red-hot college coach coming into the league with new ideas that would revolutionize the game. The 49ers were defending NFC champs whod come within a few filaments of beating the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. The future looked blinding for both, and both made the playoffs that year.But things deteriorated quickly after that. Kelly was unemployed before 2015s final game, and that 49ers team that was so recently one of the best in the league fell apart. Gone from those days are the likes of Justin Smith, Aldon Smith, Patrick Willis, Frank Gore, Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis. A rash of retirements and other issues gutted one of the leagues best teams in a stunning hurry.It was just a shock, said Niners linebacker NaVorro Bowman, one of the few 2013 stars whos still around. At 28 and just having the guys that I played with for so many years, and the type of football that we played, and then throwing in guys that never played at that level of football, that was a challenge last year. Just to lose it so quick, that was a shock to everybody.This was no ones plan -- Kelly and the 49ers together in 2016. Kelly was supposed to still be riding high with the Eagles, and Jim Harbaugh was supposed to be managing a 49ers dynasty in San Francisco. But here they are, together, hoping they can restore each other to the heights they occupied not long ago. Is that hope realistic? Can these 49ers really expect to contend?It all depends how fast we grow up, 49ers general manager?Trent Baalke said.Thats a sobering assessment from a team official in a league where everyones supposed to believe they have a chance every year. But what has gone on in San Francisco the past few seasons has everyone understandably realistic. Clearly, Kellys time in Philadelphia showed hes no miracle worker, but the Niners are setting expectations a bit lower than that. After the tumultuous end of the Harbaugh era and the unfortunate entirety of the Jim Tomsula era, theyre looking for something stable.Hes the same guy every day, Baalke said of Kelly. Hes very concise in his communication with the players. They know exactly what hes looking for. Hes demanding without being demanding, if that makes sense. I cant talk about what happened in Philly, but from my standpoint, communication has been natural and easy.Kelly will have to keep it that way, and also bring some patience. This is a 49ers roster with major issues. There are questions to be answered on the offensive line and about second-year running back Carlos Hyde. Kellys success his first year in Philadelphia was built around a healthy, excellent line and a league-leading run game. If he cant replicate that in San Francisco, it might not matter whether Blaine Gabbert or Colin Kaepernick is the quarterback. Kellys offensive system relies on the run game above all else, and until thats established, there wont be a foundation. And until theres a foundation, nothing can be built. The 49ers know this.If peoples expectations are still set on what we did with those guys, its kind of hard to explain, Bowman said. But there are some true fans, I think, that know youre willing to work and will take some punches with you. They know a guy like me is here, understands what they want Im trying my best to get us there. It comes in time. It comes with the work that were trying to put in now. And well get back to it.And no, it might not be this year. The 49ers play in the same division as two of the best teams in the entire league. Theyre still putting back together a crumbled roster. They need Kelly to be a builder, and they need everyone to understand that building can be a slow process.Coach Kelly is the same person Ive known since my freshman year, Buckner said. I came here, people were talking about him being different. I thought I would see something a little different. But Coach Kellys the same to me. Same guy.Buckner says that as if its a good thing. Eagles fans might hear it differently. Kellys sameness might be just what the Niners need, or it might represent a stubbornness that keeps him from ever attaining the NFL greatness so many predicted for him.The question is how much time Kelly gets to turn things around in San Francisco. Barring a hyper-accelerated meltdown of front-office relationships, hes sure to get more time than Tomsula did. Which means time to find a franchise quarterback -- especially if the 49ers have a crummy year and get a high draft pick.For now, Kellys staying out of the personnel decisions and focusing on trying to mold guys like Buckner, Hyde and?Arik Armstead?into franchise cornerstones. Basically, he and the 49ers are trying to restart in safe mode. 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So perhaps Jason Chimera, a native of Edmonton who has been with the Capitals only since 2009, could be forgiven for his response when asked Thursday about the collective public angst over the teams latest blown lead in the playoffs. "I dont know why people keep bringing up pasts, or people keep bringing up stuff that happened," Chimera said. "Its different teams every year. Its not like its the same individuals every year." If Chimera were a live-long Capitals fan, he would feel differently. He would bear the scars from rooting for a franchise that has lost eight -- yes, eight -- playoff series when holding a two-game lead. Nobody collapses in the post-season quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 -- and went on to lose. All were seven-game series, except for a five-gamer in 85. Even more startling, the Capitals historically are more likely to lose than win a series after taking a 2-0 lead. Theyve won four, lost five. They are trending that way again. They were up 2-0 on the New York Rangers. Now its 2-2 headed into Fridays Game 5 in Washington. While theres room for plenty of discussion for the technical and strategic reasons for the two losses in New York, one fact remains indisputable: The doubts are inevitably growing among the paying customers, and the players have to make sure those doubts dont seep into the locker room. "We need to get some momentum back," forward Troy Brouwer said. "Theyve got a lot of it with their two wins in their building. Weve been able to get wins at home, and were relying on that and have confidence in that going into Game 5." Take away the weight of the Capitals history, and the teams plight doesnt look so dire. If they keep holding serve at home, theyll win the series. Iff they can take fewer penalties and be less sloppy, and if Alex Ovechkin can find more space to make an impact after getting shut out in Games 3 and 4, they should be in good shape to turn the tide. Damon Harrison Jersey. But then theres this: The Capitals are have a 10-20 all-time record in Game 5s. Thats a massive skeleton to have in the closest, but its a closet the players are trying to keep shut. "Everyone likes to make things bigger than it actually is," defenceman Karl Alzner said. "The fans like to panic a little bit sometimes, but were not panicking, and everyone will see that tomorrow." Thats not to say that emotion wont play a part from here on out. Setting aside the history, both teams say that confidence and momentum could be as important as line changes and power plays in the next few days. "Our resiliency has really shown in these past two games, and we are going to need that when we go to Washington," New York coach John Tortorella said. "They are going to surge there, and we just need to find a way to keep our heads above water and find a way to win a game." Nevertheless, if the Rangers do win Game 5, the Capitals will have to work a bit harder to keep the angst of history at bay. "Theres always momentum swings," Washington goaltender Braden Holtby said. "Its just whoever can keep the levelest head, and keep thinking about the long-term in the series, and not worry about those momentum swings, is usually the team thats going to win." Notes: Capitals RW Martin Erat is likely out for Game 5 with an upper body injury suffered in Game 4. Washington recalled RWs Joey Crabb and Tom Wilson from Hershey of the AHL. Wilson, 19, is a 2012 first-round draft pick and made his professional debut last week in the AHL playoffs. ... Washington F Brooks Laich, who hasnt played since April 4, said his recent surgery was a "small procedure that was groin-related." He is skating again but needs to improve his conditioning before he can play. AP Sports Writer Ira Podell in New York contributed to this report. Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Authentic Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap Wholesale Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '
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