Two NFL assiistants the Eagles have interviewed, Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, are free to take NFL jobs, with their teams losing this weekend.
But the Eagles' trudge toward a new coach took a bizarre twist Sunday with the report from CSNPhilly.com's Reuben Frank that the team last week interviewed former Ravens coach Brian Billick. Billick was working as the analyst Sunday on FOX's broadcast of the Seattle-Atlanta game, and Eagles fans were among many across the country chuckling at his misstatements and bizarre opinions -- until they heard he might be their next coach.
At one point, Billick went on an extended riff about how Seattle might not go for it on fourth down near the Falcons'' goalline, because a field goal would make it a two-score game. But the Seahawks had just picked up a first down, and they trailed by 20 points.
The Eagles interviewed McCoy last Sunday, the day before Frank says they interviewed Billick. They interviewed Bradley Saturday.