San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York dropped a bombshell on the NFL early Thursday afternoon when he tweeted out the news — from his personal account — that the 49ers had hired former Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to fill San Francisco’s head coaching vacancy.
Kelly’s tenure in Philadelphia came to an ugly, disappointing end. Despite the early success he had, winning 20 games in two seasons, his third year with the Birds brought about plenty of questions about his viability in the NFL.
We’ve compiled a good collection of thoughts, comments and opinions on Kelly’s hiring for your reading pleasure. Read more »
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.
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 »
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.
— Jed York (@JedYork) January 14, 2016
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 »
With the latest news, that Tom Coughlin has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Eagles’ head coaching vacancy, comes a new report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who says the Eagles will now turn their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.
According to multiple reports, Tom Coughlin is meeting with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coaching vacancy.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 12, 2016
Source: Coughlin interview to be conducted by #49ers GM Trent Baalke on the east coast. Team CEO Jed York is in Houston for owners meetings.
— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) January 12, 2016
The 49ers fired Jim Tomsula after he went 5-11 in his first year at the helm.
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.
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.