After a crazy offseason thus far for the Eagles, Jeff Lurie broke his silence at the NFL owners meetings in Arizona on Tuesday. He covered a range of topics, including why Chip didn’t want LeSean McCoy and what led to the shakeup that left Howie Roseman without control of personnel.
Lots to cover, so let’s get to it.
A full transcript of Lurie’s remarks, for your reading pleasure. – philly.com Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Jeff Lurie talks on how Chip Kelly plans to take the Eagles ‘from good to great’’
With the hire of Ed Marynowitz, Chip Kelly got his man.
Chip Kelly got his man. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles named Ed Marynowitz as vice president of player personnel.
Marynowitz has been with the team since 2012, when he worked as the team’s assistant director of pro scouting. He was promoted one year later to assistant director of player personnel. During his overlapping tenure with Marynowitz, Kelly was became acquainted with the new VP’s skill set –and liked what he saw. Continue reading ‘With hire of Marynowitz, Eagles seek to repair front office rift’
It’s the offseason, which means that draft talk is in full swing. Will the Eagles make moves to get Marcus Mariota is the talk of today and every day. It won’t be quelled until draft day actually arrives, and we will collectively discover the answer in grand fashion.
Read my lips: Marcus Mariota will not be drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. No way, no how. It’s a fun fantasy, but it is exactly that–a dream. But here’s another scenario for ya: Will Oregon’s loss in the National Championship Game make the possibility more likely (hint: no)? – ESPN Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Former Eagles DC Todd Bowles new head coach for Jets’
It has been several days since the Philadelphia Eagles’ front office turmoil ended with a restructuring that resulted in the promotions of former general manager Howie Roseman and head coach Chip Kelly. Does the move look as good now as it may have appeared then?
In truth, we know that the change from GM to Executive Vice President of Football Operations was a promotion in name (and salary) only for Roseman. He went from having a direct hand in evaluating and acquiring talent for the Eagles, to now managing the team’s contracts, medical staff and equipment. Important work, but a demotion nonetheless. Continue reading ‘With front office moves, Philadelphia Eagles ride or die with Chip Kelly’
It’s the day before the big game, which is five days away from the biggest game. A thorough defeat of the Tennessee Titans by the Philadelphia Eagles is what we expect to see tomorrow afternoon, which has somewhat lessened the furor surrounding the game. We all hope to see play that will forever–alright, at least temporarily–wipe out visions of the a**-whopping witnessed last week. As we experience the quiet before the dual storms of Eagles madness that will envelope us this week (Thanksgiving can’t get here fast enough!), let’s peruse some team headlines. Continue reading ‘Morning Muse: Shift in authority at the Novacare?’