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Eagles to meet Lovie

Eagles to meet Lovie

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.
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  • Vermeil: Offensive coaches work better, but leaders work best

    Vermeil: Offensive coaches work better, but leaders work best

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    "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.
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  • Eagles will interview Lovie Smith on Thursday

    Eagles will interview Lovie Smith on Thursday

    The Eagles will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday, the team announced.
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  • Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordi…

    Andy Reid: I don’t regret making Juan Castillo defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    In 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 decisi
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  • For Oregon and Kelly, it's back to the status quo

    For Oregon and Kelly, it's back to the status quo

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    After 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.
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  • Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?

    Is this deja vu in Eagles' search for head coach?

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    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…
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  • Ex-Eagles coach Andy Reid reflects on his time in Philly

    Ex-Eagles coach Andy Reid reflects on his time in Philly

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    KANSAS 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.
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  • Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain future

    Eagles' Michael Vick deals with uncertain future

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    Michael 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.
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  • Eagles' head coaching candidates

    Eagles' head coaching candidates

    philly.com Jan 8, 2013
    With 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:
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I 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 predictions

    Jan 8
    When 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 move

    Jan 8
    Peyton 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 8
    Notre 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.