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Philadelphia Eagles uninspired, undisciplined in critical loss to Washington Redskins

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There are few times when I am rendered speechless, but the Philadelphia Eagles’ 27-24 loss to the lowly Washington Redskins–with absolutely everything on the line–has left me as such. As RG3 , DeSean Jackson and Jay Gruden yuk it up, celebrate the win and agree to let bygones be bygones, Philadelphia has some serious soul-searching to do. The lack of discipline has cost the team its third-straight game and revealed an uncomfortable reality: this is not a very good team. While we shake our heads at the frustration of being Philadelphia sports fans, this is a team that is very lucky to have a winning record. But, the luck seems to have finally worn out. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles uninspired, undisciplined in critical loss to Washington Redskins’

Could Gus Bradley be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles?

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Is the face of the Philadelphia Eagles’ future? Image via GCobb.com.

The Philadelphia Eagles head coaching search has continued with plenty of twists and turns, including a revelation that the team interviewed broadcaster Brian Billick last week.

On Monday, the team interviewed Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt.

Just how much wider would the net be cast on this coaching search? With Monday’s interviews, the known total of candidates to whom the team had met reached a total of 11. Continue reading ‘Could Gus Bradley be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles?’

Philadelphia Eagles look to Lovie Smith as head coach search continues

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Lovie Smith, the next head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles? Image via Lehigh Valley Live

It’s only been a little over a week since the Philadelphia Eagles parted ways with Andy Reid, but somehow it feels much longer. Perhaps the fact that Reid was signed, sealed and delivered to Kansas City within the same week he found himself out on the street in Philly provided a somewhat unrealistic measure of comparison. After all, of seven head coaching vacancies in the NFL, only two have been filled.

The Birds’ coaching search took a surprising turn on Tuesday when it was announced that they will interview former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith on Thursday. Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles look to Lovie Smith as head coach search continues’

Philadelphia Eagles: Who will replace Andy Reid?

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With Andy Reid out as Philadelphia Eagles head coach, the major question facing the franchise now is who will replace him.The speculation has swirled for months, as Reid’s fate was sealed further by each successive loss. Here’s a look at some of the possibilities.

Chip Kelly

The name that has been tossed around most in relation to the Eagles head coaching gig is University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. His innovation and reputation as an offensive mastermind certainly has to peak the interest of the Birds—and many other teams. However, he is untested in the NFL. Philadelphia has worked hard to establish itself as an elite franchise in the NFL and taking the plunge with someone with no league experience following Reid’s success is quite a gamble. Add to that a desire for control that team owner Jeffrey Lurie will likely not surrender. According to SI’s Don Banks, Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles: Who will replace Andy Reid?’