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With Andy Reid gone and Chip Kelly staying at Oregon, the Philadelphia Eagles continued their search for the franchise's next head coach. The Eagles announced Tuesday that they will indeed meet for an interview with former-Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith.
Smith was fired after the Bears missed the playoffs, despite a 10-6 record. He interviewed with the Buffalo Bills last week, but that search came to an end when Buffalo decided to hire Syracuse coach Doug Marrone.
Smith has coached 17 years in the NFL, spending the last nine with the Bears. He has spent time as the linebackers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams. As a head coach, Smith has a 81-63 record, which is a .563 winning percentage. He also has won three division championships and made one trip to the Super Bowl in 2006, where his team lost to the Indianapolis Colts.
The Eagles list of possible coaching candidates is very long. Some of the names on the list...
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The Eagles will interview Lovie Smith for their coaching vacancy on Thursday.
Smith was fired after nine seasons with the Bears. He led Chicago to three division titles and one NFC championship. He lost his job after the team went 3-5 following a 7-1 start and missed the playoffs.
The Eagles, who fired Andy Reid after 14 seasons, also plan to interview Indianapolis offensive coordinator...
The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they will meet with former Bears HC Lovie Smith on Thursday regarding this head coaching position.
Smith has drawn some interest from NFL teams since being let go last week. He’s reportedly being considered for the Chargers head coaching job and it seemed like he had a decent chance to sign on with the Bills before they ultimately hired...
Seven down. Who's next?
Lovie Smith interviewed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday as the team continued its search to replace Andy Reid, who was fired after a 4-12 finish.
Smith is the seventh candidate to meet with owner Jeffrey Lurie, general manager Howie Roseman and president Don Smolenski. The Eagles haven't announced who they plan to interview next, but they...
As you know, Andy Reid’s long tenure with the Philadelphia Eagles has come to an end after 14 seasons. During those 14 years, Reid’s Eagles found themselves in the playoffs nine times – that’s about half of the Eagles total playoff appearances since the league merger in 1970. To call him anything other than the most successful coach in Philadelphia history would be doing...
Andy Reid was introduced as the Chiefs new head coach today, and after saying his goodbyes to Philadelphia, praising his new city and just down right being cordial, Pro Football Talk is reporting that Reid will now focus on finding a quarterback, or as he put it, “the next Len Dawson.”
“I have looked at the roster and there are some good football players on this football team...
Heading into the weekend of week 17, I had a Twitter exchange with Da Bears Blog wherein he indicated he did not believe Smith’s job was in jeopardy, regardless of whether Chicago won or lost in week 17 against Detroit.
The Bears went on to win the game, but Smith was fired regardless of the 10-6 record posted by the Bears. I thought there was a decent chance Smith’s job was...
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Bears are meeting with Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy in Denver to discuss their coaching vacancy.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Sunday because of the confidential nature of the search.
The Philadelphia Eagles also took their coaching search to Denver on Sunday to meet with McCoy.
The Bears are in...
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1. Who will replace Andy Reid in Philadelphia?The team fired Reid, who had been the head coach of the Eagles since the 1999 season, following back-to-back disappointing sub-.500 finishes. Under Reid's watch, the Eagles won the NFC East six times, played in five NFC Championship games and reached one Super Bowl. His career record of 130-93-1 was the best in franchise history...
Andy Reid has a new life in Kansas City. But he was careful to acknowledge his Philly legacy. The former Eagles coach rode in the Chiefs’ private plane over the weekend before officially becoming their new coach. But he had nothing but positive things to say about his 14 seasons with Philadelphia during a 15-minute conference call today with the media that cover the Eagles....
For the Philadelphia Eagles, choosing a new coach is a patient process.
General manager Howie Roseman said Wednesday the team isn't in a rush to replace Andy Reid, who was fired a day after the Eagles finished 4-12 and last in the NFC East.
Roseman, owner Jeffrey Lurie and president Don Smolenski have already interviewed five candidates, plan to meet with former Chicago Bears...