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Reports: Doug Pederson likely to join Andy Reid in K.C.

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There have been reports of one of Andy Reid’s former quarterbacks coaches with the Eagles, Brad Childress, joining Reid in Kansas City with the Chiefs.

If that happens, it doesn’t look like Childress will be the team’s offensive coordinator because multiple reports indicate that another one of Reid’s quarterbacks coaches will be getting that job. Doug Pederson filled the role with the Eagles for the last two seasons and he’s reportedly set to move up to the coordinator slot for the Chiefs.

Pederson was also Reid’s first starting quarterback in Philadelphia as he served as a caretaker for the position until Donovan McNabb was deemed ready to take over during his rookie season. Pederson also started eight games in Cleveland the next year, but spent most of his career as a backup to Brett Favre in Green Bay. He joined the Eagles staff in 2009 as a quality control coach.

If Pederson is the team’s offensive coordinator, he’ll join Reid in the hunt for a quarterback. During his Wednesday appearance on PFT Live, Reid talked a lot about how the team will go about finding that guy. If that process doesn’t work out for them, perhaps he’ll turn to Pederson to hold things down again.

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20 Responses to “Reports: Doug Pederson likely to join Andy Reid in K.C.”
  1. baller2 says: Jan 10, 2013 12:49 PM

    Hear he is raiding the cleveland staff too

  2. eatitfanboy says: Jan 10, 2013 12:59 PM

    Reid started his tenure in Philly by taking a QB in the first round over the strenuous objections of just everybody, and I am sure that’s what he will do in KC.

    Geno Smith got very lucky when Reid got the KC job.

  3. bjenks10 says: Jan 10, 2013 1:00 PM

    Dough Pederson as O coordinator. Man I don’t miss these head scratching moves with Andy.

  4. tvguy22 says: Jan 10, 2013 1:00 PM

    Hopefully for Chiefs fans, Pederson will work the QBs to protect the football, you know, like he did with Mike Vick recently.

  5. ken0west says: Jan 10, 2013 1:03 PM

    Who is going to talk who out of reaching for a QB in the draft? Glennon and Smith just aren’t top picks, better off going with the DE or LT.

  6. phinfan says: Jan 10, 2013 1:06 PM

    Reid will make this team competitive but his biggest obstacle is the qb

  7. skoodsports says: Jan 10, 2013 1:12 PM

    Is this what he meant by, “the next Len Dawson?”

  8. acmepackers says: Jan 10, 2013 1:20 PM

    Best darn clipboard holder ever in Green Bay.

  9. 88mtndew says: Jan 10, 2013 1:29 PM

    Pederson was the QB coach in Philadelphia. He wasn’t the Offensive Coordinator!

  10. jhorton83 says: Jan 10, 2013 1:43 PM

    What year did he join the Eagles staff? The article was a little unclear on that point.

  11. deathmonkey41 says: Jan 10, 2013 2:13 PM

    Doug Pederson would be half the offensive coordinator that Andy Reid would be…and I mean that literally- Andy Reid is enormous.

  12. Simon says: Jan 10, 2013 2:15 PM

    Well there’s one job Juan won’t be getting…

  13. titans12thman says: Jan 10, 2013 2:22 PM

    Doug Pederson would be half the offensive coordinator that Andy Reid would beā€¦and I mean that literally- Andy Reid is enormous.
    —————————————————-
    LOL!!

  14. dolphins4 says: Jan 10, 2013 2:30 PM

    What about Marty?

  15. magnusthe1st says: Jan 10, 2013 2:33 PM

    One of Doug Pederson’s most notable statistics as a Packer was most times caught on camera in background behind Favre picking his nose.

    True story.

  16. delsj says: Jan 10, 2013 2:44 PM

    Doesn’t matter, Andy runs the offense. Pederson fits the bill for an Andy Reid OC – just a yes man. KC should be more worried about who runs the defense.

  17. phanfromnephilly says: Jan 10, 2013 2:52 PM

    Wasn’t Pat Shurmer a quarterbacks coach for the Eagles under Reid?

  18. phanfromnephilly says: Jan 10, 2013 2:54 PM

    I meant Pat Shurmur

  19. skoodsports says: Jan 10, 2013 3:05 PM

    When Shurmur left, Pederson took that job.

  20. loldeepball says: Jan 10, 2013 3:47 PM

    Andy should make him defensive coordinator!

    After all, he basically said no one would understand blitzes and blocking assignments better than an offensive line coach in choosing Castillo as the defensive coordinator.

    Same logic, right?

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