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Eagles Wake-Up Call: Hackenberg’s Advantage

INDIANAPOLIS — Quarterbacks came and went for several hours at the NFL Combine on Thursday to address the media. While their backgrounds and styles of play varied […]

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Bill O’Brien Apologizes for Insulting “Paterno People”

Bill O’Brien was quoted a couple weeks ago insulting the “Paterno People,” saying he didn’t give a “$*%@*” about them. This morning on ESPN Radio’s […]

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Penn State Makes Offer to James Franklin

Penn State said they’d act swiftly to replace Bill O’Brien. That process could be wrapped up today if their top (apparent) top choice, James Franklin, […]

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Eagles Wake-Up Call: Lurie Vs. Banner Intensifies

Some assumed Jeffrey Lurie was referring to Andy Reid when he talked about the mistakes made in the 2011 draft. But the better guess is that he was talking about Joe Banner.

Now, the two men are in a battle to find the next head coach of their respective franchises.

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O’Brien Interviews, But Opts To Stay At Penn State

The Eagles interviewed Bill O’Brien, but the Penn State coach is staying in Happy Valley, according to multiple reports. Where does Jeffrey Lurie go from here?

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Coaching Buzz: Reid, O’Brien And Lovie Smith

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy ReidWhere’s Andy Reid headed? Are the Eagles close to setting up an interview with Bill O’Brien? And will Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly get a look from NFL teams? Here’s the latest buzz from around the league.

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Updated List Of Eagles Coaching Candidates

Now that we’re three days into the process, here’s an updated list of potential Eagles coaching targets.

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Coaching Buzz: O’Brien ‘Strongly Considering’ Interviewing

The Bill O’Brien buzz is not going away. The Penn State head coach is strongly considering interviewing for an NFL job, according to a report. Plus, the latest on Chip Kelly and Mike McCoy.

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Coaching Buzz: Eagles To Interview Nolan, Armstrong

The Eagles apparently like what they’ve seen from the 13-3 Falcons this season.

Earlier today, a report surfaced that they’d take a look at Atlanta offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. And now, Jay Glazer of FoxSports.com reports that the team has asked for permission to interview Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan and special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong.

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Coaching Buzz: Jon Gruden Rumors Continue

Yesterday, we brought you a report from Dan Pompei of the National Football Post, which suggested there’s “a good chance” of Jon Gruden becoming the next Eagles head coach.

And today, those rumors continue.

Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com reports that teams have quietly been in contact with Gruden’s representatives the past few weeks. And Gruden could start interviewing with teams as soon as today.

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Reid’s Replacement? Start With These Names

Who will be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles? Here’s a list of names to get you started.

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Coaching Buzz: Bill O’Brien Reportedly On Eagles’ Short List

Add one more name to the list of potential Andy Reid replacements.

According to ESPN’s’ Chris Mortensen, Penn State’s Bill O’Brien is on the Eagles’ short list. O’Brien spent five years on the Patriots’ coaching staff, including one as offensive coordinator. Under trying circumstances, he led the Nittany Lions to an 8-4 (6-2 Big Ten) record in 2012.

An obvious question is: Why would O’Brien have taken the Penn State job if he planned on bolting for the NFL after one season?

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Eagles Wake-Up Call: Payton Deal First Chip To Fall

With just two days left before the NFL’s firing and hiring season begins, the Saints and Sean Payton have agreed to a new contract.

Here’s a look at how that move affects the Eagles, plus an update on Penn State’s Bill O’Brien and a new name to consider from the college ranks.

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Coaching Buzz: Gruden Rumors; O’Brien’s Intentions

The Jon Gruden rumors continue to swirl in several different directions.

The latest report out of WREG-TV in Memphis has the University of Tennessee willing to offer Gruden an ownership stake in the Cleveland Browns.