What They’re Saying About Doug Pederson

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

It won’t be official until the Chiefs’ postseason run comes to an end, but Doug Pederson will be the Eagles’ next head coach.

Besides the oft-repeated basics — he used to play quarterback for the Eagles; he’s an Andy Reid disciple — there’s plenty left to learn about Pederson.

We’ve collected a decent amount of info on the Eagles’ new man-in-charge, for your reading pleasure.

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Source: Eagles To Hire Pederson As Next Coach

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

Doug Pederson. (USA Today Sports)

Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Coordinator Doug Pederson will be the next Eagles head coach, a league source confirms to Birds 24/7’s Tim McManus. The Philadelphia Daily News’ Les Bowen first tweeted the news.

“We have concluded our search for a head coach,” an Eagles spokesman said. “No further interviews are scheduled.” Read more »

49ers Name Chip Kelly Their Next Head Coach

Chip Kelly. (USA Today Sports)

Chip Kelly. (USA Today Sports)

Chip Kelly will be the next head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Jed York, the CEO of the 49ers, announced the news on Twitter.

San Francisco was the only team Kelly reportedly interviewed with, partially because of Kelly’s relationship with Tom Gamble. The Eagles fired Gamble, who was the Vice President of Player Personnel in Philadelphia, at the end of 2014. Gamble is now San Francisco’s senior personnel executive. Read more »

Report: Eagles To Pursue Doug Pederson As HC

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With the latest news, that Tom Coughlin has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Eagles’ head coaching vacancy, comes a new report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who says the Eagles will now turn their pursuit to Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson.

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Report: Tom Coughlin Meeting With 49ers Tuesday

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According to multiple reports, Tom Coughlin is meeting with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coaching vacancy.

The 49ers fired Jim Tomsula after he went 5-11 in his first year at the helm.

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What They’re Saying About The Eagles

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Two weeks after firing Chip Kelly, the Eagles still lack a head coach. Here’s what local and national media are saying about Jeffrey Lurie‘s coaching search, the Eagles’ draft prospects, and more.

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What They’re Saying About Tom Coughlin

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With Adam Gase off the board, the most intriguing name surrounding the Eagles’ coaching search is Tom Coughlin, former steward of the division rival New York Giants. Here’s what they’re saying about Coughlin as he gets set to meet with the Eagles Monday night.

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Missanelli: The Last Thing the Eagles Need Is Another “Genius” Coach

Left: Pat Shurmur (Jeff Fusco); Right: Sean McDermott as the Eagles defensive coordinator in 2009 (Howard Smith, USA Today Sports)

Left: Pat Shurmur (Jeff Fusco); Right: Sean McDermott as the Eagles defensive coordinator in 2009 (Howard Smith, USA Today Sports)

Al Pacino once famously said about Chip Kelly and his tenure with the Philadelphia Eagles: “He took a FLAMETHROWER to this place.”

OK, maybe I’ve got the context all screwed up, but basically, that’s what Kelly did to the Philadelphia Eagles. And it wasn’t like we didn’t predict it. When Kelly was tinkering with his culture-beats-scheme principles, the fanbase was thinking either this guy is a total genius, or he’s taking this franchise to the bowels of hell. This season, and the Eagles’ terrible regression, proved it was more of the latter than the former.

So where does the team go now? Read more »

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