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The Philadelphia Eagles made their first significant moves on Wednesday to find their next head coach. Owner Jeffrey Lurie headed to Atlanta with GM Howie Roseman and President Don Smolenski to interview members of the Falcons coaching staff.
Atlanta offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was offered an extension that he accepted, taking him off the interview market. But the Eagles brain trust met with defensive coordinator Mike Nolan and special teams coach Mike Armstrong.
The Eagles have other interviews lined up in the next several days, including with Broncos OC Mike McCoy and yes, Oregon head coach Chip Kelly, obviously after Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl. Both candidates are high on the lists of several other teams also on the hunt for a new head coach, so it’s critical that the Eagles move deftly to interview those they are interested in. We’ll find out soon enough if Lurie’s assertion that the Eagles is the best destination in the NFL holds water.
In other news, it’s being said that Pe...
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Dirk Koetter has decided to remain with the Atlanta Falcons as their offensive coordinator. The Falcons on Wednesday confirmed news media reports that Koetter would stay. Multiple outlets indicated that Koetter has signed a contract extension through next season. The news comes one day after Koetter met with the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday about their head-coaching job, which...
Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly reportedly will interview with three NFL teams on Friday following Oregon's appearance in the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday.
The Oregon Ducks enter the offseason with uncertainty over coach Chip Kelly's continued tenure and possible NCAA sanctions.
But at the same time the team faces a future with a strong foundation that includes redshirt freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota and speedy sophomore running back De'Anthony Thomas.
Fifth-ranked Oregon finished this season 12-1 with a 35-17 victory...
On the 10th anniversary of their last playoff appearance, the Browns may be in unexpected fight over Oregon coach Chip Kelly.
Cleveland has been awaiting a second meeting with Kelly, the Ducks' offensive mastermind, on Saturday to hopefully complete a deal to make him the Browns' sixth fulltime coach since 1999. However, Kelly decided to keep a scheduled interview with the...
Reuben Frank reports that the Philadelphia Eagles have no interest in hiring Bill Cowher as their next head coach.
Previous reports indicated that Cowher could be among the coaching candidates for the Eagles job, but there hasn’t been a lot of momentum behind the idea.
Philadelphia seems to have their eye on Oregon HC Chip Kelly, but Penn State HC Bill O’Brien could end up being...
After leading the Oregon Ducks to a victory in last night’s
Fiesta Bowl, coach Chip Kelly, who’s set to interview with the Buffalo Bills
and Cleveland Browns today, all but admitted he’s leaving the college ranks and
headed for the NFL, according to NFL.com.
"I'll talk to Dave (agent David Dunn) tomorrow,"
Kelly said after Oregon's 35-17 victory. "...
GLENDALE Ariz. De'Anthony Thomas took the suspense out of the Fiesta Bowl in 12 seconds on Thursday, taking the opening kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown.
Now, can anyone catch Chip Kelly?
Kelly has gone where no other coach has gone before -- in four years as Oregon's head coach, he has taken the Ducks to 46 victories and four BCS games.
The latest, a 35-17 humbling...
The Philadelphia Eagles took their coaching search committee to Denver to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Sunday after a lengthy meeting with Oregon coach Chip Kelly on Saturday night in Arizona.
The Eagles only confirmed their meeting with Kelly after it ended. A person familiar with the situation said Kelly was nearing a deal with the Cleveland Browns on...
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Cleveland Browns are close to reaching an agreement with Oregon HC Chip Kelly.
Both the Eagles and the Bills were also mentioned as possible landing spots for Kelly, but the Browns made it pretty clear that Kelly was their main objective and it appears as though they were quite convincing during their meeting with Kelly today.
University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly is the Philadelphia Eagles
“prime target” to replace recently-fired head coach Andy Reid, reports Zach Berman of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly is the Eagles' prime
target, according to two NFL senior personnel officials. Kelly, 49, is 45-7 in
four seasons as a college head coach. He is praised for...
Alright, it looks like Chip Kelly wants to go about 90 miles away from Buffalo. However, I got my Q&A back from the guys over at The Duck Stops Here and I'm not about to let it go to waste. So, let's pretend the reports are wrong like some idiot who reported that Buddy Nix was going to retire last year.
1) Can you tell me about his offense and do you think it will...
One of the NFL's hottest head coaching candidates has decided to stay put.
A source told FOXSports.com the Atlanta Falcons have signed offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to a contract extension that will keep him off the market until the 2014 offseason.
Atlanta's offensive talent provided impetus for Koetter to stick with the Falcons. The chance to continue working with...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Quarterback Matt Ryan is enjoying his best season in five years with the Atlanta Falcons.
So it's no wonder Ryan was delighted to hear that offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter won't be leaving to take a head coaching job with another NFL team.
Ryan has worked just one season with Koetter, who has signed a...
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien and Syracuse coach Doug Marrone reportedly have interviewed this week for the Cleveland Browns' coaching job. The Cleveland Plain-Dealer reported Thursday said the Browns also will interview Oregon coach Chip Kelly on Friday, the day after his team competed in the Fiesta Bowl. All interviews were conducted in the Phoenix area, where the Browns...