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It’s been a long wait but Thursday provided some significant developments in the shaping of Chip Kelly’s coaching staff for the Philadelphia Eagles.
For one, we know who will be the defensive coordinator for the next era of Eagles football. According to CSNPhilly, Billy Davis, who most recently was the linebackers coach for the Cleveland Browns, will step into the position.
So the Birds weren’t waiting for their man to finish a Super Bowl run after all. So what took so long to secure Davis? Was he the one the team wanted all along or a fall-back plan? It will be one of the first questions asked whenever Davis is formally introduced to the media. Whether a real, plausible answer to the question is received is another matter.
While the defense of the Browns was less than stellar in the 2012 season, Davis comes with a wealth of NFL experience, having worked with the Steelers, Panthers, Packers, Falcons, Giants, 49ers, Cardinals and two stints with the Browns. Davis has previously spent...
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According to CSNPhilly.com, the Philadelphia Eagles have hired former Browns linebackers coach Billy Davis as their new defensive coordinator. Davis most recently coached on Pat Shurmur’s staff with the Browns the last two years. Shurmur is also joining Chip Kelly’s new staff with the Eagles. Let’s hope Davis is better then the last three coordinators the Eagles hired to replace...
Chip Kelly has picked Bill Davis to be the new defensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles! Finally, the long grueling search is over, we have found the man who will return Philly’s defense to it’s once dominant ways…right?
Bill Davis (or is it “Billy”?). Wait, who? We’ve waited this long to find out it was going to be Billy friggin...
The first round draft prediction for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 has to be Eric Fisher. Now, this selection takes into account Luke Joeckel being scooped up before he lands to the Eagles at the first spot.
If Joeckel falls to the Eagles, the Eagles will pick him 4th overall with no debate, but the main point of this selection, is fixing the offensive line of the Eagles. Jason...
The Eagles have a new coach in Chip Kelly and he has some decisions to make. Do they keep Vick, do they have the players to run Chip's offense?
They need to make some calls quick and get prepared for the draft
There are a lot of solid players available, where do they go? 1 Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M 2 Jarvis Jones, DE, Georgia 3 Star Lotulelei...
NewsTags: Billy DavisPhiladelphia EaglesThe Philadelphia Eagles have answered one of the biggest questions looming around the new coaching staff: Who will lead the defense? Billy Davis, who most recently served as the Browns linebackers coach, is going to be the man.
Billy Davis has been a defensive coach since 1992 with the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Billy Davis was a blip on our radar, but far from the lead in our imaginary race for Eagles DC... Then CBS Sports broke the story at noon on Thursday, Feb. 7:
This just in from Evan Hilbert of CBSSports.com:
"The Philadelphia Eagles and Chip Kelly have found their defensive coordinator, Billy Davis, according to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com."
Davis, who was the Cleveland...