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Howie Roseman in the spotlight after Eagles landed Chip Kelly

Howie Roseman in the spotlight after Eagles landed Chip Kelly

philly.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Howie Roseman could have puffed his chest or pointed fingers or reveled in an afternoon of vindication. Because as Eagles general manager, Roseman will eventually receive blame and criticism again. It's an occupational hazard.
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  • Who will be Chip Kelly's defensive coordinator?

    Who will be Chip Kelly's defensive coordinator?

    Chip Kelly was Jeffrey Lurie’s most important hire in 14 years. Now Kelly will have to make the most important hire of his career. The offensive-minded coach needs someone to run the Eagles defense and after four seasons of subpar play, the defensive co
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  • Future promising for prospects Joseph, Martin

    Future promising for prospects Joseph, Martin

    MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    Tommy Joseph and Ethan Martin have gone from being virtual strangers to batterymates and roommates, and the Phillies hope they'll spend a lot of time together in Philadelphia in the future.
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  • Jeffrey Lurie: Jon Gruden made it clear he won’t coach this yea…

    Jeffrey Lurie: Jon Gruden made it clear he won’t coach this year

    profootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013
    There was talk this offseason that Jon Gruden could be lured to return to coaching with the Eagles. But Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie says that talk didn’t come from Gruden himself. In fact, Lurie said today that when he reached out to Gruden, Gruden told
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  • Kelly: 'I'm an equal-opportunity scorer'

    Kelly: 'I'm an equal-opportunity scorer'

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    You can tell that Chip Kelly has heard all of the chatter and debate about whether "his system" can work in the NFL. At his introductory news conference as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Kelly spent a fair amount of time trying to explain t…
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  • Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    Jaguars hire Bradley as coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach Thursday, the latest move in the team's rebuilding project.
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  • Rick O'Brien: Senior Matt Sherman is Harriton's go-to guy

    Rick O'Brien: Senior Matt Sherman is Harriton's go-to guy

    philly.com Jan 17, 2013
    For what he does to secure victories in close games, Matt Sherman was likened to former Phillies closer Brad Lidge by Harriton coach Jesse Rappaport.
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  • Eagles' Kelly hire neither bold nor risky

    Eagles' Kelly hire neither bold nor risky

    philly.com Jan 17, 2013
    THE RHETORIC no longer is about gold standards and Super Bowls. Jeffrey Lurie is too far gone for that now, too mired in his own missteps and missed opportunities to even attempt to repackage that pitch in a different wrapper, a different coach, a diffe…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: A New Look For Eagles 02:14

    NFL32OT: A New Look For Eagles

    Jan 17
    Episode 251: Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson discusses looking forward to working with Chip Kelly and his new offense. The NFL32 crew breaks down which defensive player will have the biggest impact in the AFC Championship game.
  • Video - Chip Kelly Open To All Options 03:11

    Chip Kelly Open To All Options

    Jan 17
    New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly talks to Sal Paolantonio about his plans for the Eagles and his decision to leave Oregon.
  • Video - Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position 03:22

    Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position

    Jan 17
    After Chip Kelly officially is announced as the new Eagles coach, he speaks to the media on what got him to Philadelphia, the team's quarterback situation and evaluting players.
  • Video - Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position 03:22

    Chip Kelly on what's next for the Philadelphia Eagles' QB position

    Jan 17
    After Chip Kelly officially is announced as the new Eagles coach, he speaks to the media on what got him to Philadelphia, the team's quarterback situation and evaluting players.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami Heat

    Jan 17
    The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
  • NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?

    Jan 17
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
  • Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picks

    Jan 17
    It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
  • Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks

    Jan 17
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks