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Archive: January, 2011

Eagles hire Washburn to coach D-line

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 10:46 AM
UPDATE 2: Jim Washburn is credited with developing many players into stars; his most recent is Jason Babin. Babin, a former first-round pick who become something of a journeyman and spent last season with the Eagles, is heading to the Pro Bowl next week. He is bringing Washburn and his wife along... Read more

Sheldon Brown weighs in on McDermott

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 10:04 AM
In the midst of harsh comments from current and former Eagles players about former defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, ex-Eagle Sheldon Brown said he was surprised to see McDermott let go. Brown was traded to the Cleveland Browns last offseason. "They didn't do that bad. They had rookies all over... Read more

Mora leaves Denver without contract

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 11:51 PM
After a daylong interview with the Denver Broncos, Jim Mora left without a deal to become the team's defensive coordinator. Mora arrived at the team's Dove Valley headquarters at 8:30 a.m. to meet with head coach John Fox and staff, and was still there into the early evening, according to the Denver... Read more

Jauron reportedly in Cleveland

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 1:02 PM
As expected, Eagles senior assistant and defensive backs coach Dick Jauron is in Cleveland to interview for the Browns' defensive coordinator job. Jauron, 60, is scheduled to be there today and tomrorow, according to Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Browns also are planning to interview... Read more

Vick: No contract talks yet

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 9:33 AM
In his weekly Virginia Beach ESPN radio appearance, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick said nothing has happened yet in regard to contract talks with the Eagles. Last week, a source close to the situation indicated it became even more likely that Vick will get the franchise tag this year when he hit... Read more

Another honor for Vick's comeback

Monday, January 17, 2011, 10:51 PM
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick picked up another Comeback Player of the Year award, this one from the Pro Football Weekly and the Professional Football Writers of America. Vick previously was honored by The Sporting News in a vote of players, coaches and executives. Asked to choose his best game... Read more

McDermott to Carolina; Mora talking to Denver?

Monday, January 17, 2011, 4:48 PM
Sean McDermott was not out of work for long. The former Eagles defensive coordinator has been hired by the Carolina Panthers, according to reports from ESPN and the Charlotte Observer. A league source confirmed the hire to the Daily News. He will be reunited with Ron Rivera, who was hired last week... Read more

Asomugha and the Eagles

Monday, January 17, 2011, 8:20 AM
As the news continues about the changes being made in the defensive coaching staff for the Eagles, there also are plenty of issues to consider relating to the players. As Paul Domowitch wrote Friday, among the Eagles' biggest priorities should be pursuing Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Asomugha... Read more

Eagles' defensive line coach out, too

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 6:40 PM
The changes in the Eagles' defensive staff continued, with defensive line coach Rory Segrest being fired, a team source confirmed. He joins defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, who was let go late last week. Segrest, 37, spent the last two years as the defensive line coach, and has been with the... Read more

Eagles have talked to Mora, source says

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 2:32 PM
Jim Mora and Andy Reid have spoken about the Eagles' opening for a defensive coordinator, a league source confirmed to the Daily News today. Mora, the former Seahawks and Falcons coach, would be interested in the position, if offered, the source said. A formal interview has not yet taken place between... Read more
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