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Pat Shurmur expects big second-year leap from Laquon Treadwell

Laquon Treadwell is a name that got lost in the shuffle of the 2016 season after he was drafted in the first round, 23rd overall, by the Vikings.Treadwell caught one pass, the fewest among the 13 receivers drafted in the top 125. Injuries limited the 6’2″, 221-pounder from Mississippi to nine games and one start.Pat Shurmur, who is heading into his first full season as the Vikings’...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson expects to land with team that promises him big role

Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is set to become a free agent for the first time, and after some trouble getting touches with the Minnesota Vikings, he’s wary of going somewhere he’s not completely wanted.Patterson admitted that the hiring of Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator was huge for him after having issues getting involved under Norv Turner.“Pat told me ‘Let’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles

Dating back to their founding in 1933, the Philadelphia Eagles have had 23 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame coach, two Hall of Fame players, and one Hall of Fame Commissioner. Unfortunately, a coach has never lead the team to a Super Bowl victory. How many of the leaders of the Eagles can you name?Clue: Years Active
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Norv Turner reveals why he stepped down as Vikings offensive coordinator

Norv Turner pulled off one of the most stunning moves of the 2016 NFL season by stepping away from his role as the offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings. Many claimed Turner bailed on the team. The move made it look like Turner might have clashed with a player or other coaches. The reality? Turner had a bout of self-awareness and called it quits. NFL Network’s Ian...
Via The Sports Daily
November 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings' Shurmur returns to familiar role as offensive coordinator

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Pat Shurmur has returned to a familiar role, taking over as Minnesota's offensive coordinator following the surprise midseason resignation by Norv Turner.The unofficial part of the job title is becoming a primary target of frustrated fault-finding fans."Yeah, they get a lot of advice, don't they?" Shurmur said.That's the gentle way to frame it, particularly...
Via Associated Press
November 03, 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

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
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