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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

Mike Zimmer might not coach against Cowboys after eye surgery

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was scheduled to undergo emergency eye surgery Wednesday and might not be able to coach his team in its Week 13 “Thursday Night Football” matchup with the Dallas Cowboys as a result. In a statement that announced the news, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he has “met with the coaches and players and we have a contingency...
Via NESN.com
November 30, 2016  |  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 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

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

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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