This is the January 11, 2013 news archive. View today's Eagles rumors and news.
The NFL head coach search continues with names like Lovie Smith and Gus Bradley being thrown into the mix for head coaching positions.
Share TweetAs the Jets prepare to hire a successor to Tony Sparano as offensive coordinator, the list of candidates stands at three. Per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, they are former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, Bengals assistant Hue J…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetOf the remaining candidates that the Eagles have interviewed or plan to interview, Gus Bradley and Brian Kelly would seem to be the two that best fit the template Jeffrey Lurie set when he explained what kind of coach he was looking for to replace Andy …Share TweetThe Eagles are scheduled to meet with Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Monday, continuing their slow search to replace Andy Reid.Share TweetIt figured Andy Reid would take some of his assistants with him to Kansas City -- it was no shock when Eagles quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson became the Chiefs' offensive coordinator Friday -- but the list released by the Chiefs did contain some surpri…Share TweetRob Chudzinski called new job as Browns head coach as 'dream come true.'Source: CNNSI.com
Two Birds' Candidates in Playoff SpotlightUpdated Jan 11 Share TweetTwo of the Eagles’ announced coaching candidates will be in the spotlight this weekend, as the playoffs churn forward. Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, whom the Birds interviewed last week, will be tested by the visiting Ravens Saturday. Then Se
Eagles caption contest resultsUpdated Jan 11 Share TweetEarlier this week, we gave you another opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. After much deliberation, Rob Tornoe himself has picked this week's winner.Share TweetThree years ago, Ryan Longwell was robbed of the chance to kick the Vikings to the Super Bowl. Now with the Seahawks. Peter King examines if Longwell can rewrite history?Source: CNNSI.com
Understanding the appeal of college coachesUpdated Jan 11 Share TweetThere's been debate in Philadelphia about the merits of a "college coach" coming to Philadelphia. Clearly, the Eagles' early search has focused on college coaches, with Chip Kelly and Bill O'Brien drawing initial interest, and Brian Kelly draw…Share TweetTHE EAGLES talked to Lovie Smith Thursday about their vacant head-coaching position. They weren't saying any more than that; no details were released.
Eagles coaching job may not be all that attractiveUpdated Jan 11 Share TweetThe guard raised the wooden gate at the entrance to the NovaCare Complex on Thursday morning and a car slid inside the grounds carrying former Bears head coach Lovie Smith to another of the interview sessions that have so far defined the Eagles' offseas…
Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchupsJan 11The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite historyJan 11RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…
The Sports Guy make his divisional playoffs picksJan 11Aaron Rodgers's quest for revenge highlights the Sports Guy's inbox while he makes his divisional weekend picks.