Roseman: ‘I Had No Idea’ What The Future Held

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Photo by: Jeff Fusco

There was a point in time, during the past year, when Howie Roseman admits he didn’t know what his future held.

Roseman, then 39, had been removed by owner Jeffrey Lurie from his position as the Eagles’ general manager after the 2014 season, a step backward into a nebulous position within the organization.

“I had no idea what was going to go,” Roseman said Tuesday, speaking publicly for the first time since Chip Kelly took over personnel control during that offseason.

His back to a white wall, Roseman spoke at length about his year away from personnel decisions, what he learned, and how he dealt with the demotion, which could have derailed his career, both with the Eagles and in the league as a whole.

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Report: Jim Schwartz Set To Become DC

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According to Sports Illustrated’s Don Banks, the Eagles will make former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz their new defensive coordinator.

Schwartz was most recently defensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills in 2014. When then-head coach Doug Marrone resigned, Schwartz was not retained.

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What They’re Saying About the Eagles

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The Eagles will introduce Doug Pederson as the team’s 23rd head coach at 2:00 this afternoon. Meanwhile, rumors continue to swirl about Pederson’s potential head coaching staff. We’ve put together a collection of Birds-related reading material to tide you over until this afternoon.

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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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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With the latest news, that Tom Coughlin has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Eagles’ head coaching vacancy, comes a new report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who says the Eagles will now turn their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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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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