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Philadelphia Eagles interview Brian Kelly and Lovie Smith; any closer to naming a head coach?

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Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. Image via unhd.com

The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing the end of their second week of the search for a new head coach, and the landscape seems more muddled now than ever before.

This week’s surprising revelation is the news that the Birds interviewed Notre Coach Brian Kelly. Is anyone else surprised at how much interest Philadelphia has demonstrated in college coaches with no previous NFL experience? Particularly those having the last name Kelly? Continue reading ‘Philadelphia Eagles interview Brian Kelly and Lovie Smith; any closer to naming a head coach?’

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’

The Season Ahead: Circle These Games on Your Calendars

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On the eve of the start of the 2011 season for the Philadelphia Eagles, what better time to look at the season ahead for the Birds?

Though I know you will be watching each and every game on the team’s schedule, here are a few that you should circle on your calendars.

Week 3 v Giants (Sunday, 9/25 – 1 pm on FOX)

So many reasons to look forward to this game. First, it is the home opener for the Birds. It’s the 1st game against a division rival. We get to see Steve Smith go out  against his former team. New York with a slew of injuries already in the season. And last but not least, any games played against the Giants represent the opportunity to make fun of Eli Manning.

Bring it. Continue reading ‘The Season Ahead: Circle These Games on Your Calendars’