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For those running the countdown for next Wednesday, Feb. 6, stop wasting paper. Despite expectations, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the Eagles likely won’t decide on Mike Vick’s future with the team before then [CBS Sports]: Much has been made of the fact that $3 million of Mike Vick’s $16.5 million deal with [...]
Two of the first big decisions Chip Kelly must make as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles will define his first three to four seasons in the NFL.
Don’t expect new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to run the exact same offense he used at Oregon in the NFL, or rule out Nick Foles as his quarterback.
Last Wednesday, three days after then-Oregon head coach Chip Kelly turned down the Eagles head coaching job, Howie Roseman said that if any candidates had any pause about the organization, they should “call Andy Reid.” Apparently, Kelly took him up on the offer. At his introductory press conference Thursday, Kelly, who agreed to succeed Reid [...]
Gus Bradley’s plane is at about 27,000 feet and descending for a follow-up interview (and job acceptance?) with the Eagles. In the meantime, the most candid we’ve seen Andy Reid about his son’s death. From Peter King’s Tuesday column [SI]: Q: So, since you’ve been named the Chiefs’ coach, many people wonder: ‘With everything you’ve [...]
Maybe Howie Roseman is, in fact, a deal-breaker for head coaching candidates when it comes time for them to make their final decision. He’s apparently good enough to sit down with a second time. Eagles are bringing Seattle DC Gus Bradley in for a second interview tomorrow. — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) January 15, 2013 Glazer [...]
Maybe the Eagles brandy new marketing department — the ones Jeffrey Lurie hired following half his house cleaning — haven’t gotten their feet wet yet. How else to explain this [USA Today]: The team is refuting reports the Indianapolis Colts’ offensive coordinator was to meet with Eagles management on Tuesday. An Eagles spokesman said no [...]
So much for the Eagles having a type. #Eagles confirm they have interviewed former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt today — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 14, 2013 That makes for NFL retreads in three of the team’s last four. The team interviewed Brian Billick on Monday and Lovie Smith on Thursday. Both were defensive-minded, as [...]
This isn’t the first time you’ve seen this here, that the issue with Howie Roseman’s role in the coaching search is more about his power within the organization than his perception outside it. But now, some supporting evidence, from Jason La Canfora [CBS Sports]: I wish I had a dollar for every time someone told [...]