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According to a source close to Philly Sports Nut, Andy Reid has been working on become the San Diego Chargers next head coach since Week 6. According to the source, Reid wanted to leave Philadelphia if they did not make it to the Super Bowl due to the drugs surrounding his kids and the failed 2011 season.
This should come as no surprise to Eagles fans or anyone that knows Reid. He has a house in San Diego and after was has been a really tough 18 months in Philadelphia with all the bad decisions by Reid, the struggles in 2011 and the death of his son, Reid could use a change of scenery right about now.
If Reid did have his heart set on San Diego in 2012, it would explain a lot of the issues the Eagles had this season. Why wasn’t Jim Washburn fired earlier in the season, or last season when he was referring to the Eagles defensive coordinator as “Juanita”? Why were the Eagles so poorly fundamentally sound? Maybe it is because Reid didn’t want to be here anymore.
This would also explain why it appeared that several of the Eagles players had quit on the season at some point. It’s hard to go to battle for a coach who is already thinking about next year in a new city. If this is true, it is incredibly disappointing for a coach who has always been a stand up guy.
Also in the rumor mill, Chris Mortenson is reporting that the Eagles might be going after Penn State coach, Bill O’Brien. O’Brien has done an incredible job in his first season with the Nittany Lions when you consider everything he has had to deal with. He should get several phone calls from NFL teams with a job opening. The only question is whether he will answer the phone or not.
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The long wait is over, Jeff Lurie and the Philadelphia Eagles have finally handed Andy Reid his walking papers. Some folks think this should have happened years ago, but I guess it’s better late than never.
You can count me among the homers that wanted to keep Reid around through this season. I just kept finding reasons to keep him after every season prior to this one. This...
The Philadelphia Eagles have officially fired head coach Andy Reid.
Eagles announced HC Andy Reid officially dismissed. Press conference at noon ET.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 31, 2012
Reid will go down as one of the Eagles’ greatest head coaches of all time, but he could never win the big one and things have only gone down hill over the past two seasons.
According to ProFootbalTalk.com, Eagles head coach Andy Reid wants to coach the San Diego Chargers next season after he’s let go by Philly in the offseason.
Despite the collapse in Philadelphia, Reid is still a very good head coach that knows how to get the best out of his quarterbacks and would be a big help to Philip Rivers who’s been struggling over the past few years.
Following yesterday’s ugly loss to the New York Giants in
their season finale, it began to be reported that the Philadelphia Eagles were
set to part ways with long-time head coach Andy Reid. Team owner Jeff Lurie told
Reid Friday that he would be out as Eagles’ coach, ending his 14-year run with
the team, reports Reuben Frank of CSN Philly.
Lurie, according to multiple league...
As a life-long Eagles fan, I have no mixed feelings about Andy Reid being fired as the Iggs’ head coach. It was time. CSNPhilly.com’s Geoff Mosher gives us a great breakdown of 5 major decision-making failures on Reid’s part that hurried along what many felt was an inevitable outster if things didn’t improve for the team this season. From the standpoint of a fan, these five...
In a move that has been expected for several weeks now, the Philadelphia Eagles announced this morning that the team has fired head coach Andy Reid. Eagles ownership issued what was regarded as an ultimatum at the start of the regular season stating that another disappointing season would not be tolerated in Philadelphia.The Eagles were a complete disappointment in 2011 and posted...
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With Andy Reid out as Philadelphia Eagles head coach, the major question facing the franchise now is who will replace him.The speculation has swirled for months, as Reid’s fate was sealed further by each successive loss. Here’s a look at some of the possibilities.
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As expected, the Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday morning that they have parted ways with Andy Reid after 14-years of being the team’s head coach.
Team chairman and chief executive officer Jeffrey Lurie held a 12 p.m. press conference Monday at the NovaCare Complex to discuss the reasoning of Reid’s removal. Reid led the Eagles to six NFC East titles, five NFC Championship...
According to a report from CSN Philly's Reuben Frank, Andy Reid has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. His fourteen year tenure with the Eagles ended with a 42-7 season-ending loss to the New York Giants.
After a mediocre 8-8 finish last season, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that a similar season would not be good enough for Reid...
The Philadelphia Eagles officially fired head coach Andy Reid after 14 seasons. "Andy Reid won the most games of any head coach in Eagles history and he is someone I respect greatly and will remain friends with for many years to come," Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said in a statement. "But, it is time for the Eagles to move in a new direction. Coach Reid...
The 2012 NFL regular season has now ended. The Philadelphia Eagles have suffered yet another season of disappointments. Wholesale changes are going to be occurring around the Eagles this off-season, with the first order of business believed to be the firing of head coach Andy Reid. The league’s longest tenured head coach will have no problem finding work elsewhere after this season...
Less than 24 hours after the NFL closed the books on another regular season, the coaching carousel gets revved back up as teams immediately start handing out pink slips to the men in charge of underachieving clubs.Who got canned, who stayed and who is lucky to still have a job?Philadelphia Eagles Fire Andy Reid: The Eagles broke ties with Andy Reid on Monday after 14 seasons as Philadelphia’s...
The Philadelphia Eagles have put together a list of coaching
targets to replace the recently fired Andy Reid, and their search will
apparently begin with Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator and former San
Francisco 49ers coach Mike Nolan, reports Jay Glazer of FOX Sports.
Eagles have asked permission to interview Falcons DC Mike Nolan, plan to interview him Friday
— Jay Glazer...
After firing Norv Turner as their coach on Monday, the San Diego Chargers are interested in Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians as a possible replacement, according to the NFL Network. Fired coaches Andy Reid (Philadelphia Eagles) and Ken Whisenhunt (Arizona Cardinals) are also rumored candidates. Arians, who filled in for Chuck Pagano while he took a leave...