Eagles committed to run despite mediocre stats

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles were known for rushing the ball last year. This year, their run game is mediocre. All despite having the NFL's leading rusher last year, LeSean McCoy. ''Different season, different opponents, different team,'' Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said this week. ''We are going to stick with it regardless of...
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Pat Shurmur: Eagles have worst red zone offense in football because of multiple factors

PHILADELPHIA — Besides a relative inability to run the football through the first six games of the season, the biggest concern for the Eaglesoffense has been a lack of production in the red-zone. Entering Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, the Eagles own the worst red zone offense in the NFL, scoring touchdowns on just ... CONTINUE READING: 'Pat Shurmur: Eagles...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles work with patched offensive line, injuries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said Wednesday it's likely any combination of players could start on the offensive line when Philadelphia plays the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. With four of the Eagles' top seven linemen out for different reasons, the team has had to make several moves going into the second week of the regular season. Right...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Camp 2014: Highlights and happenings from Day 6

  #186736380 / The first week of camp is nearly in the books for the Eagles and the progress is showing already. On Wednesday, the secondary nabbed four interceptions. There were two more on Thursday for the Eagles defense. Brandon Boykin made his second and DeMeco Ryans joined the party as well. This was also a day to address the offense as offensive coordinator...
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July 31, 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’...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns add 8 assistants, two coordinators

BEREA, Ohio--Two down; one to go. Mike Petttine started assembling his staff by adding eight assistant coaches on Monday night, including two coordinators. Five of the coaches hired were on the defensive side of the ball, two from special teams and one from offense. Jim O'Neil was hired as defensive coordinator and Chris Tabor was retained as special teams coordinator from Rob...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Browns enable yet another fan-on-fan cage match

What’s a Browns fan to do? The team had a bad year and doesn’t have a coach, so It’s a cage match between two schools of thought. In this corner, we have The Faithful! “Everything’s fine! Would you prefer they settled on a coach who failed his way into a record worse than Pat Shurmur’s? It might be painful and a tiny bit embarrassing, but not nearly as embarrassing as...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Banner, the 3-4 versus the 4-3 and agent Jimmy Sexton

One of the scariest things for Browns fans in the transition from Mike Holmgren to Joe Banner was Banner’s decision to switch defenses. It isn’t that Cleveland Browns fans have that much of a preference, other than they have a preference against switching schemes all the time. You know, continuity and all that? The Browns were a 3-4 defense with Romeo Crennel and Eric Mangini...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns will fire Rob Chudzinski this week after just one season

Rob Chudzinski will be fired after just one season as coach of the Cleveland Browns, per ESPN. The Browns are expected to make Chudzinski’s firing official early this week, a source added. Chudzinski was hired Jan. 11 after the Browns fired Pat Shurmur less than a year ago. The Browns, including owner Jimmy Haslam, became convinced […]
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

What we think the Browns will do against the Bears today (Week 15)

Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago BearsDecember 15, 2013Brian Browns XXBears XXLorem ipsumTom Browns XXBears XXLorem ipsumDoug Browns XXBears XXLorem ipsum. SamVoxBears 30Browns 28Despite our record, Coach Chud has been a sizable upgrade over Pat Shurmur. But my first choice during the hiring process was Marc Trestman: Jew, Big 10 grad, law degree, Kosar's QB coach at Miami, Offensive...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

How popular is the Browns coaching staff? – Cleveland Browns Survey Results Part 1

Yesterday, I decided to poll Browns fans on a variety of topics. After collecting 421 responses, the voting is closed. Here are the first part of the results. First things first, the Browns are sitting at four wins and nobody has any idea who is going to play QB just yet. So how’s the opinion registering on the current year? The Current Year The first two show us that Browns...
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December 05, 2013  |  1 Comment

Pat Shurmur Addresses Botched Eagles Replay Challenge Against Packers

Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur addressed the Eagles botched replay challenge against the Packers Sunday, but ultimately raised more questions than answers.  Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has the most scrutinized hand and foot in the Delaware Valley.  In the first half of Sunday's 27-13 Philadelphia Eagles win Boykin hauled in a pass from Scott Tolzien...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns RB Brandon Jackson happy to see Pat Shurmur gone

Cleveland Browns running back Brandon Jackson is happy to see Pat Shurmur gone as the team’s head coach. At least that’s what he indicated in response to a fan on Friday. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, during warmups at Browns training camp in Berea, a crowd heckler yelled “Raise your hand if you’re glad [...]
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July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Browns Training Camp Reminder

Exactly one year ago tomorrow, two different Plain Dealer reporters went on two different 92.3 WFAN programs to talk about how Pat Shurmur was a new man with a new attitude. And they made two different posts about it. Of course, last summer we were also told by the Plain Dealer that Mike Holmgren had the Browns “at the verge of winning.” And we heard reports about...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Grantland discusses Browns chances of climbing out of basement

The Cleveland Browns went 5-11 last year, so expectations for the team this year with actual game film a distant memory, are understandably tempered. Grantland decided to look at some of the basement dwellers to see which would have a chance to make that leap and potentially even make a playoff appearance. The Browns were listed fourth after the Lions, Eagles and Chiefs. Most of...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns 2013: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into Training Camp

The Cleveland Browns have had a tumultuous start to the 2013 offseason to say the least. They fired head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert for two guys with previous ties to the organization, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Lombardi.They then went about cleaning house, cutting or trading more than 18 guys who had expiring contracts—including a kicker (Phil Dawson) who was...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles OC, Pat Shurmur Is Feeling Good About Progress Of Offense

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Coaching Staff Eagles NewsTags: Matt BarkleyPat ShurmurPhiladelphia EaglesAs a NFL coach Eagles offensive coordinator  Pat Shurmur was very positive about the Eagles individual offensive players and the entire offense as a unit when he talked to the media at the end of their mini camp.  He is very high on rookie quarterback Matt Barkley. “You try...
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Mock Draft: Cleveland Browns Pick-by-Pick Predictions

In 2013, the Cleveland Browns once again finished at the bottom of the AFC North, this time with a 5-11 record. Fans were quick to blame head coach Pat Shurmur and rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden for much of the teams struggles.Under new management midway through the season, the Browns would fire Shurmur for another offensive minded individual, one who has previous ties to the...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2013 Offseason

Following another dismal year, the Cleveland Browns have more questions than solutions for the upcoming season. Already this offseason the Browns made the new front office shift of power official, along with firing head coach Pat Shurmur and releasing Mike Holmgren. The new big man in Berea is Jimmy Haslam, a well-described businessman who doesn’t deal with defeats kindly and...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Oklahoma State coach Jake Spavital on Brandon Weeden’s study habits

Folks wondering about the idea that Brandon Weeden’s horrendous rookie season was all or mostly a function of Pat Shurmur’s play-calling got another clue before the Combine when Weeden’s former quarterbacks coach at Oklahoma State, Jake Spavital, spoke to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel about the difference between Weeden and 2013′s top QB prospect Geno Smith. Spavital, who...
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February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Sports Life Boat – Browns Head Coaches

I am a huge fan of the Ron and Fez show on Sirius XM Satellite radio. They do a bit on the radio called life boat, and I’m borrowing it for Cleveland sports. Here’s how it works. There are four people and only three seats remaining on the life boat. You must work your way through the list of candidates and, unfortunately, someone is designated to try their hand at long-distance...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

“Joe Banner understands the business of football as well as anyone who has ever worked in the NFL”

The more that theoretically legitimate journalistic outlets like and ESPN Cleveland WKNR continue to treat the Browns’ in-house “reporter” Vic Carucci as anything other than a PR flack, the harder it is to ignore when Carucci says something especially ridiculous. So about the latest from Brownstown’s own Baghdad Bob: The man who was hired by Mike Holmgren in...
Via Cleveland Frowns
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Shurmur Victory Speech (video)

If you are an Eagles fan questioning the passion of new Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur, watch the two videos below: Post-game Victory Speech: Pat Shurmur cries in 2011 Loss vs. the Baltimore Ravens.
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly Finalizes His Coaching Staff

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Coaching Staff Eagles NewsTags: Chip KellyPhiladelphia EaglesWith the selection of Billy Davis as his defensive coordinator, new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has finalized his coaching staff. Kelly will hold a new conference on Monday afternoon at 1:30pm to discuss his staff. Pat Shurmur (offensive coordinator) This is second time through Philadelphia...
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles announce finalized coaching staff under Chip Kelly

Ex Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur joins the Eagles as offensive coordinator. The Philadelphia Eagles elected not to acknowledge or confirm reports on additions to their coaching staff under Chip Kelly until all hires were finalized. With the issue of a press release on Friday, they have announced that all moves are finally complete. The final list is as follows: Pat Shurmur (offensive...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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