This is the January 18, 2013 news archive. View today's Eagles rumors and news.
The Eagles released Todd Bowles from his contract to allow the defensive coordinator to interview with other teams, an NFL source said. There were several reports on Friday that Bowles was expected to get the defensive coordinator job with the Cardinals…
Share TweetOn the second day of his employment as coach of the Eagles, Chip Kelly addressed the first challenge he’ll face from a personnel standpoint. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Kelly and Vick met on Friday. However, there has been no resolutShare TweetOn Friday, a feud suddenly emerged between Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and former Eagles president (and current Browns CEO) Joe Banner. Lurie believes Banner has been criticizing Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman, and Banner denies it. The strangest aspect of t…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetEight N.F.L. teams hired coaches in the past few weeks. Not a single hire was African-American.Source: nytimes.com
Vince Young Is Just Another Bored College Student AgainUpdated Jan 18 Share TweetCam Newton's decision to re-enroll at Auburn has been a quiet storyline this week, but Newton's not the only national-title-winning QB again giving school the old college try. Vince Young is back in the classroom at the University of Texas, and he more …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetWorking across the country from his more celebrated brother, John Harbaugh has made the Ravens one of the most consistent winners in the NFL, writes Peter King.Source: CNNSI.com
On Roseman, Kelly and 'collaboration'Updated Jan 18 Share TweetBy all accounts, the guy who kept pushing and ultimately sealed the deal on getting Chip Kelly to coach the Philadelphia Eagles was GM Howie Roseman, whose triumph was a critical step in getting the fan base to trust his ability to run the team. Eagles …Source: ESPN.com
Eagles' search comes up roses for HowieUpdated Jan 18 Share TweetVILLAGE IDIOT on Monday, dressed up for the big press conference on Thursday; welcome to Howie Roseman's world. It is a strange place in which the Eagles' general manager lives, in which all of them live, including new coach Chip Kelly. It is a world in…Source: philly.com
Kerry J. Byrne: Changes on offense fueling Ravens, Niners in playoffsJan 18The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers each made major and even controversial decisions on offense this year.
Chadiha: Progress for minority coaches stallsJan 18The Rooney Rule helped, but the NFL needs another push on hiring minority coaches.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…Jan 18The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…