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Archive: January, 2013

Banner backlash boils over

Friday, January 18, 2013, 10:56 AM
This one has been simmering for a while. Credit Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com for getting Jeffrey Lurie to yank the lid off the pot. Frank asked Eagles chairman Lurie about the perception that his childhood buddy, former Eagles president Joe Banner, has been the source of a lot of the negative press... Read more

Some Fans Liked Gus Bus over Chip Ship

Thursday, January 17, 2013, 10:47 AM
The Eagles made it clear Wednesday that they got the guy they set their sights on at the start of their search, when they dismissed Andy Reid on New Year's Eve. It was interesting, though, that an extremely unscientific online poll conducted by Comcast SportsNet later in the day found a relatively... Read more

Eagles Confirm Shocker: Chip Kelly

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 8:57 AM
The Eagles just confirmed a report by ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Oregon coach Chip Kelly, who turned down the Eagles to stay with the Ducks, has now agreed to coach the Eagles. A press conference is beign scheduled for later today, the team said. Kelly, 49, was widely seen as the Eagles' top priority... Read more

Gus Bradley has landed in Philadelphia, but is a deal with the Eagles near?

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 11:06 AM
Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, believed to be the front-runner to replace Andy Reid as Eagles coach, arrived in Philadelphia around 2:30 this afternoon for his second interview with team officials. Though Bradley is the only candidate known to have met with the Eagles more than once, a... Read more

Is End Near? Bradley Gets 2nd Interview

Monday, January 14, 2013, 9:08 PM
The Eagles Monday night confirmed that Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley is coming in Tuesday for a second interview to be the team's head coach, amid signs that the process could be near a conclusion, with Bradley the front-runner. Bradley, 46, led the Seattle defense to a first-place... Read more

Whisenhunt latest Eagles surprise

Monday, January 14, 2013, 1:46 PM
As the Eagles mark the two-week anniversary of Andy Reid's departure, they confirmed they interviewed Ken Whisenhunt, just fired by the Cardinals, on Monday, as a prelude to interviewing Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jay Gruden later in the day. Whisenhunt, who turns 51 next month, was said to... Read more

Bradley, McCoy free, but -- Brian Billick?

Sunday, January 13, 2013, 5:04 PM
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... Read more

Brian Kelly Staying at Notre Dame

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 5:46 PM
The Eagles' interview today in the Atlanta area with Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley took on a sharper focus with word from Notre Dame that Irish coach Brian Kelly isn't leaving. Senior Associate Athletic Director John Heisler tweeted the news, which came amid reports the Eagles were going... Read more

Today's Birds buzz: Bradley, Brian Kelly

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 1:14 PM
The Eagles are to meet with Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley today, a league source confirmed, in the Atlanta area, where the Seahawks are preparing for tomorrow's playoff game against the Falcons. Several reports indicate the promised second meeting between the Birds' brass and Notre... Read more

Andy Takes Position Coaches, Son

Friday, January 11, 2013, 5:44 PM
It figured Andy Reid would take some of his assistants with him to Kansas City -- it was no shock when Eagles quarterbacks coach Doug Pederson became the Chiefs' offensive coordinator Friday -- but the staff list released by the Chiefs did contain some surprises. Reid's son Britt, a graduate assistant... Read more
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