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Vikings announce Pat Shurmur will coach tight ends

News of the Minnesota Vikings' hiring of former Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur broke over the weekend, but his role in Mike Zimmer's coaching staff remained unknown.On Monday, the Vikings announced that Shurmur will coach tight ends in 2016 and Kevin Stefanski will become the team's new running backs coach.Via the Vikings' official Twitter account:Shurmur spent...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings hire ex-Eagles OC Pat Shurmur to coach tight ends

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have hired Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach. Shurmur's hire was finalized Monday, when the Vikings announced tight ends coach Kevin Stefanski will become running backs coach to replace Kirby Wilson. Shurmur was previously tight ends coach at Michigan State (1990-97) and with Philadelphia (1999-2001). This will be Shurmur's 18th NFL...
Via Associated Press
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings bring in Pat Shurmur as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings had one of the least productive offenses in the league this season, and coach Mike Zimmer clearly wasn't comfortable with the status quo.According to a person with direct knowledge of the hire who confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has joined Zimmer's staff as an assistant. The...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Vikings hire Pat Shurmur as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the hire tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have added former Philadelphia offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur to their staff. The person confirmed the agreement to the AP early Sunday on condition of anonymity because the Vikings have not yet announced it. Shurmur was with the Eagles for the last three years...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles fire Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia is over. The Eagles announced the shocking news Tuesday night that Kelly had been released. “We appreciate all the contributions that Chip Kelly made and wish him every success going forward,” team CEO Jeffrey Lurie said. Pat Shurmur will serve as interim head coach for the team’s final game Sunday against the Giants. Kelly was in his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Shurmur:’We want to put fresh running backs in the game.’

The Philadelphia Eagles are on an unbelievable high right now. The team the gave up 90 points and 10 passing touchdowns in a five day span three weeks ago, is now on a two game winning streak: defeating Tom Brady and the New England Patriots and parlayed that into a knockdown, drag out 23-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills. All things are headed upward, but lost in all of their recent...
Via EndZoneScore
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles compared Sam Bradford to Peyton Manning in 2010

By Rachel Wold Apparently the Philadelphia Eagles have had their eye on new quarterback Sam Bradford for nearly six years. Speaking back to before Bradford was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2010, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie shared this prizing comment about Bradford (via Philly.com). The best young quarterback we’d seen … probably since Peyton Manning coming out of...
Via Sportsnaut
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders interview Eagles OC Shurmur for head coach vacancy

  The Oakland Raiders have interviewed Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for their head coaching vacancy. A person with knowledge of the interview said the Raiders met with Shurmur on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team is not releasing details on interviews. Shurmur has been offensive coordinator for the Eagles the past two seasons...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders interested in Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur

So the season didn’t end exactly how the Philadelphia Eagles thought it would. For the second consecutive year they won 10 games and are undoubtedly a team on the rise in the NFL. There’s no reason to feel completely ashamed about the way things turned out. Perhaps more than anything the Eagles should be proud of the work they put in on offense this year. Philly finished sixth...
Via cover32
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles OC Pat Shurmur Could Be Among Top Coaching Candidates Next Year?

  Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports takes a look at 10 coordinator around the NFL who could be head coaching candidates next season in a recent column. At the top of Kirwan’s list sits Eagles’ offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur who will have two years of experience working as Chip Kelly’s offensive coordinator after the 2014 season concludes. Kirwan mentions that, if the Eagles’...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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