Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14

CHICAGO - OCTOBER 04: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears call defensive plays as his team takes on the Detroit Lions on October 4, 2009 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 48-24. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they will meet with former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Thursday as a potential option to fill their own head coaching vacancy, reports Bo Wulf of PhiladelphiaEagles.com. Add another name to the list of candidates who will interview with the Eagles for the team's head coaching position. The team announced that it will be meeting with former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Thursday. Smith was the head coach of the Bears from 2004 through 2012. Over that span, the 54-year-old won three NFC North titles and led Chicago to the Super Bowl during the 2006 season. The Bears ultimately lost that game to the Indianapolis Colts. Before joining the Bears, Smith was the defensive coordinator of the St. Louis Rams for three seasons. Wulf notes that by combining Smith's time as defensive coordinator with the Rams and his time as Bears head coach, Smith's defenses finished ranked in the NFL's top five four times. Smith is added to the list of coaching candidates set to interview with the Eagles that already includes Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. Philadelphia has already interviewed Mike Nolan and Keith Armstrong of the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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