As if things surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles’ search for their next head coach couldn’t get any crazier, the fact that Chip Kelly did an about-face and decided to leave Oregon after all is something of a shocker.
However, what was going on in the 24 hours prior to announcing Kelly as coach?
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk posted this article today titled “Short list of defensive coordinator candidates in Philly possibly sends bad message.”
In the article, he referenced an article posted on PhiladelphiaEagles.com about “leading candidates to become the team’s next defensive coordinator.” The article Florio was referencing has since been taken down from PE.com.
Apparently, the article was saying that two college defensive coordinators by the names of Todd Grantham and Dan Quinn were being looked at as candidates.
I ran a Google search with the names of these defensive coordinators and an article posted on PhiladelphiaEagles.com does come up. It is/was titled: “Who Will Lead the...