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Amid the disappointing 2011 season of the Philadelphia Eagles season, team president Jeffrey Lurie addressed the media this afternoon and said that Andy Reid will return to be the head coach in 2012. However, in his opening statements before announcing that Reid would return, Lurie fired a vocal shot across the bow of Andy Reid’s tenure.
The Eagles owner said that 2011 was “the most disappointing season since I’ve owned the team”. He continued on to say that there should be no excuses to take as long as it took this season to gel. He also called the Eagles four-game win streak which concluded the regular season as “Fool’s gold” with the Eagles defeating what he called teams with inferior talent and not playoff teams.
Making his case for the retention of Reid, Lurie stated that he has the intangibles which he is looking for in a head coach. Lurie said that Reid has the “fire in his belly” he wants in a head coach and has the ability as a head coach to attract talent, cre...
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Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Andy Reid will return to the team for a 14th season according to team owner, Jeffrey Lurie.
Jeffrey Lurie, the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles spoke to the media today about the future of the team. It was the first time since training camp that Lurie addressed the media.
“This was without question the most disappointing season since I’ve owned...
Andy Reid made the flashiest moves in the days after the lockout, even if one backfired just as the backup quarterback he signed entered Philadelphia Eagles camp training.
Trading quarterback Kevin Kolb to Arizona for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a pick along with free-agent signings of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and defensive end Jason Babin were overshadowed by two...
During the Philadelphia Eagles official end of season press conference on Tuesday, owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear that head coach Andy Reid isn’t going anywhere and will be back for the 2012 season. “I want Andy back,” said Lurie. Lurie also indicated that defensive coordinator Juan Castillo’s job status will be up to Reid. [...]
Despite the Eagles disappointing season, owner Jeffrey Lurie announced on Tuesday that coach Andy Reid will be returning for next season. What do the fans think?PhiladelphiaEagles.com/NFL.com
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Andy Reid will continue his tenure as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles
According to ESPN, Owner Jeffrey Lurie will bring back Andy Reid in 2012:
Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie announced Tuesday that coach Andy Reid will return in 2012 for his 14th season as the team’s coach.
“I’m here because it’s been a very, very...
Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie announced Tuesday that coach Andy Reid will return in 2012 for his 14th season as the team's coach.
For the 2011 Eagles season, it was one filled with ups and downs, disappointment and excitement. The season featured much controversy as well as speculation regarding the job statuses off Andy Reid and first defensive coordinator Juan Castillo.
The Birds entered the season flying high with all the media attention focused all the new acquisitions made [...]
One of the most important decisions which needs to be made going forward for the Philadelphia Eagles is the future of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Yesterday Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said that he would leave that decision up to head coach Andy Reid.
“If I have to tell my coach what to do on offense or [...]
The 2011 NFL season hasn’t ended yet, but there are clearly five NFL head coaches which are squarely on the hot seat for 2012, before the season even starts. Several of the coaches on this list were rumored to be on their way out this season, but for whatever reason, have been granted a reprieve for the 2012 season with the expectations of win now, or else.
It's time to begin handing out some post-season awards here at footballnation.com. And the first award to be handed out it the worst coach of the year.
When looking at the possibilities of selecting a winner, a lot of contenders emerged.
First of all, let's just eliminate any coach that has already been fired. They lost their job, therefore let's spare them from claiming...