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"I think it’s an advantage for an NFL coach to be an offensive coach," former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil said Tuesday. "He’s gotta answer all the questions anyway and 90% of them are going to be about the offense." But there's more to it than that.Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday, the team announced.Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordinatorprofootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013In a conversation with the Philadelphia media after he was officially named the Chiefs’ head coach, Andy Reid reflected on his long tenure coaching the Eagles without criticizing anyone - and without expressing regret for his most controversial decisiUpvote Share TweetAfter a whirlwind weekend, Chip Kelly and the Oregon Ducks are right back where they started. Oregon's enigmatic head coach flirted with a trio of NFL teams including the Eagles before deciding late Sunday night to stay with the No. 5 Ducks.Upvote Share Tweet
Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?The Eagles' search for a head coach should be judged on the result, not on the process. That is good news for Jeffrey Lurie and his sidekicks, because right now, the process isn't looking all that impressive. They have succeeded only in padding their fr…Upvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. - Given perhaps one last chance to throw somebody from the Eagles under the bus, Andy Reid took the road he traveled for 14 years in Philadelphia.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain futureMichael Vick is one person in Philadelphia who's not paying attention to the Eagles coaching search. Even though the decision could have an impact on Vick's future, the Eagles quarterback said the only NFL activity on his radar has been the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' head coaching candidatesWith college coaches Bill O'Brien and Chip Kelly out of the mix, the Eagles' next head coach could be a current NFL assistant. Here are six candidates:Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
NFL playoffs 2013 - Peyton Manning's next moveJan 8Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…Jan 8Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.