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AP source: Eagles send Carson Wentz to Colts for draft picks

Feb. 18, 2021 15:31 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz helped steer the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s only Super Bowl title and later received the richest contract in team history. He’s already gone before that deal even kicked in. The Eagles agreed to trade...

Bieniemy doesn't ask to be 'poster boy' for Black coaches

Feb. 02, 2021 14:09 PM EST

Eric Bieniemy has become the cause celebre when it comes to minority assistants who have been denied the opportunity to become NFL head coaches. Three years as the coordinator of one of the league’s most prolific offenses in Kansas City has led to several interviews for...

New Eagles coach Nick Sirianni values connecting, competing

Jan. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni outlined his core principles, explained his coaching philosophy and dodged questions he can’t answer yet about a quarterback controversy. Eight days after the Philadelphia Eagles picked him to replace Doug Pederson, Sirianni stood in...

More interviews didn’t equal more minority hirings in NFL

Jan. 29, 2021 19:30 PM EST

The NFL expanded the Rooney Rule to give more minority candidates opportunities to become a head coach and reward teams who develop them. More interviews didn’t equal more hirings this offseason. According to an analysis of candidates known to have...

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

Jan. 24, 2021 13:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni's hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped...

AP sources: Eagles plan to hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni

Jan. 21, 2021 22:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni's success working with various quarterbacks with different styles comes in handy in his new job. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision....

Gutsy or insane? Depends on the outcome of tough calls

Jan. 17, 2021 21:25 PM EST

Gutsy or insane? Depends on the outcome. Andy Reid's gamble on fourth-and-inches at the Kansas City 48 with 1:14 remaining in Sunday's 22-17 divisional-round win over Cleveland fits the category. That it succeeded will become legend among Chiefs...

Jets hire 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jan. 15, 2021 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh. The Jets reached an agreement in principle with...

Chiefs' Bieniemy focused on Browns, not vacant coaching jobs

Jan. 14, 2021 16:12 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Bieniemy spent last week speaking to just about every NFL franchise with a vacant head coaching job. The Chiefs offensive coordinator doesn't want to waste a second on it this week. “Let me just say this: It was an...