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Jeffrey Lurie's search for the Philadelphia Eagles' next coach began before he fired Andy Reid and could last until the Super Bowl.
While the Eagles were struggling toward a 4-12 finish, Lurie ''meticulously and in great detail'' researched potential successors to replace a coach that won more games than any other in franchise history.
Reid, however, didn't win a Super Bowl and the team still is seeking its first NFL title since 1960. Lurie considers the Vince Lombardi Trophy his ''obsession.''
So, the pressure's on to find a coach who can deliver that elusive championship.
''The important thing is to find the right coach, not to make the fastest decision,'' Lurie said. ''That's our priority.''
The Eagles already have lined up interviews with three assistant coaches on the Atlanta Falcons: Defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter and special teams coach Keith Armstron...
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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...
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Either way, the Cardinals’ Vice President of Media Relations had a clever response to the reported Reid deal. Mark Dalton tweeted, “I’m 99% sure that reports of a deal being 95% done are 100% incorrect...
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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...
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Phoenix station KTVK-TV first reported, along with several NFL insider confirmations, that former Philadelphia Eagles head coach could take Ken Whisenhunt’s position as Arizona’s new head coach. Both coaches were fired on ‘Black Monday’.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter along with CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora are both hearing the same thing. One source...
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...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Reports that fired Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid will be the next Arizona Cardinals coach appear a bit premature.
Multiple reports have surfaced that Reid will meet with the Chiefs today in Philadelphia to discuss the Kansas City head-coaching vacancy created when owner Clark Hunt fired Romeo Crennel on Monday.
It is uncertain whether both Hunt and...
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