Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 1/7/13
Jeff Lurie and the Philadelphia Eagles are doing their due diligence in regards to interviewing multiple candidates for their vacant head coaching position.  That sounds like the best thing to do, right? In the real world, yes, that is the best thing to do when hiring an employee.  But in the NFL world, it’s usually best to identify a target, research him, and move quickly to snag him before a competitor does. As evidenced by Chip Kelly, due diligence be damned.  If Kelly would have said “yes” to the Eagles, they would have hired him before interviewing the rest of their so-called candidates.  If you haven’t heard by now, Kelly is officially returning to Oregon. The Eagles only interviewed Mike Nolan, Keith Armstrong, Bill O’Brien and Doug Marrone to kill time and satisfy the Rooney Rule while waiting for Kelly.  However, there probably was at least some real interest in O’Brien on the Eagles’ behalf, but he never seemed like a serious candidate. So, make no mistake, there may be so...
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2 Comments:
  • "MORONS" WE DO NOT NEED OJT TYPE OF COACH! YOU BETTER GET JON GRUDEN TO COME BACK! THERE IS NO ONE LEFT!
  • What is an OJT type of coach? Nobody left? The only NFL coach hired was Reid, all the others who aren't available were college coaches, which I did not want anyway.

    And what is your basis for wanting Jon Gruden?
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