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Jim Schwartz pumps brakes on Eagles' expected shift back to 4-3

Under previous head coach Chip Kelly, the Philadelphia Eagles ran an ill-fitting 3-4 defensive scheme. New head coach Doug Pederson has brought in former Detroit Lions head coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to help fix Philly's defense, specifically the front seven.Most expect Schwartz to implement the 4-3 scheme he ran in both Detroit and Buffalo, but he...
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Feeling the green light ahead for 2016 Eagles…

It’s been a wild and sometimes bumpy ride for the Eagles and their fans over the past decade. But things are shaking out so unpredictably in terms of coaching, administrative and personnel changes that I get the feeling we are due for a major leap forward as a winning organization in 2016. If for no other reason, this team is making progress by experimental factors of elimination...
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Eagles' Connor Barwin will change positions in 2016

Barwin finished with seven sacks in 2015 and has nothing but praise for new defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. As the Eagles continue to rebuild the defense around pass rushers under new coordinator Jim Schwartz, Connor Barwin's role was one of the biggest questions heading into 2016.  Some wondered if Barwin would be traded to a team that...
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Jim Schwartz has big plans for Vinny Curry, Eagles 'attacking' defense

Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz sees similarities between his scheme and former defensive coordinator Jim Johnson's. One of the first moves the Eagles made this offseason was lock Vinny Curry up on a five-year contract that guarantees the defensive end $23 million over the life of the deal.  On Wednesday morning, we found out why...
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Watch: New Eagles DC Jim Schwartz discusses scheme

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Philadelphia Eagles fans who are looking for reasons to be excited about the 2016...
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Philadelphia Eagles: new coach, improved defense?

Upon the Philadelphia Eagles hiring of first-time head coach Doug Pederson, the new coach was quick and efficient in finalizing his coaching staff; including the hiring of former Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator and Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz. Schwartz had the Bills firing on all cylinders in 2014. They finished ranked in the top-five for total yards (4th), points...
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Report: Eagles hire Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator

New head coach Todd Pederson is preparing to make a smart hire Tuesday, per Don Banks of, to bring in former Detroit Lions head coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to run his defense with the Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles have a new Defensive coordinator in Jim Schwartz. Deal is not yet signed, but agreement in place. — Don Banks (@DonBanks) January...
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Jim Schwartz interviewing for Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator position

Head coach Doug Pederson is currently interviewing candidates for defensive coordinator and Jim Schwartz might be his man. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Philadelphia Eagles are interviewing the former Detroit Lions head coach Monday evening. Defensive coordinator candidate Jim Schwartz is in Philly as we speak. He’s already interviewed with #Jaguars, could be...
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Report: Several NFL teams interested in Jim Schwartz

Jim Schwartz is in very high demand for open defensive coordinator positions, but he may have a job already. According to reports, while both the Browns and Jaguars have reached out to Schwartz, the former Lions coach is in Philadelphia to discuss the position with the Eagles. Former #lions head coach Jim Schwartz arrived a short time ago at 30th street station Phila. Met by...
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Eagles reportedly interested in Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator

The Philadelphia Eagles already have their head coach set with Doug Pederson ready to come aboard, and they appear to have some ideas about potential defensive coordinators. According to a report from SI’s Don Banks, the Eagles are interested in Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator. Source says Eagles have interest in Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator. Do not know if he...
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