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Eagles hire Marquand Manuel as defensive backs coach

The Eagles have hired Marquand Manuel as their defensive backs coach, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports. Manuel interviewed earlier this week. He replaces Cory Undlin, who left to become the Lions’ defensive coordinator. Manuel, 40, was the Falcons’ defensive backs coach when they went to the Super Bowl. The Falcons promoted him to coordinator the [more]

Eagles interview Marquand Manuel

The Eagles are talking to a former defensive coordinator to replace a position coach who just became a coordinator himself. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Eagles have interviewed Marquand Manuel for their vacant defensive backs coach job, and a deal could come together soon. He would replace Cory Undlin, who left to become [more]

Report: Eagles discussed coaching role with Josh McCown

The Eagles wanted backup quarterback Josh McCown back, but they wanted him back as an assistant coach. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that during exit interviews coach Doug Pederson and General Manager Howie Roseman discussed a coaching role with McCown, possibly as offensive coordinator. In an unusual move, owner Jeffery Lurie also met [more]

Lane Johnson doing his best to “validate right tackles”

The Associated Press’ All-Pro team only recently began differentiating between right tackle and left tackle on its ballot. As recently as five years ago, left tackles earned both All-Pro tackle spots. The Pro Bowl, though, still does not separate right tackles from left tackles. That means most Pro Bowl tackles are left tackles. “It’s hard [more]

Report: Mike Kafka to remain on Chiefs coaching staff for 2020 season

Chiefs quarterbacks coach Mike Kafka would have been the likely choice to replace Eric Bieniemy as the team’s offensive coordinator had Bieniemy landed a head coaching job this cycle, but Bieniemy is staying put and Kafka’s name has come up as a coordinator possibility for the Eagles. It looks like the Eagles are going to [more]

Lane Johnson added to Pro Bowl

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was sidelined by an ankle injury in the final weeks of the team’s season, but he’s apparently well enough to get back on the field. The Eagles announced on Tuesday that Johnson has been named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. He takes the place of Packers left tackle David [more]

Report: Graham Harrell not expected to leave USC for Eagles OC job

It appears the Eagles will be hiring someone other than Graham Harrell as their next offensive coordinator. Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reports that Harrell is expected to remain in that role at the University of Southern California. Harrell took over the USC job last January after Kliff Kingsbury took the Cardinals head coaching job. [more]

Raheem Mostert: “Look where I’m at now”

Over the next two weeks, you’ll hear plenty about the way Raheem Mostert was cut by six teams in an 18-month span. It’s not just an easy storyline, but a very real motivation for the 49ers running back himself. Stepping in for an injured Tevin Coleman, Mostert ran for 220 yards and four touchdowns to [more]

Former team executive Bill Davis Sr. passes at 81

Bill Davis Sr., a former football coach and NFL team executive who spent more than a decade with the Dolphins, Browns, and Eagles, died Saturday in Florida. He was 81. Davis, a two-way quarterback and defensive back at Mount Union, got into coaching five years after his college career ended. Within a few years, he [more]

Browns continue G.M. search after interviews with Andrew Berry, Monti Ossenfort

The Browns interviewed Andrew Berry and Monti Ossenfort on Friday for their General Manager vacancy. They will interview three to five candidates before making a decision, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. George Paton, the Vikings assistant G.M., is scheduled to meet with the Browns this weekend as the third candidate for [more]

Connor Barwin joins Eagles as special assistant to G.M.

Connor Barwin did not play in 2019, but he remained involved with the game by visiting the Eagles’ NovaCare Complex at least once a week to mentor young players. This season, he will have a formal role with the team. The Eagles announced Friday they have hired Barwin as special assistant to the General Manager. [more]

Eagles interviewing Graham Harrell for offensive coordinator

The Eagles were rebuffed by a couple of Ravens assistant coaches in their hunt to fill out Doug Pederson’s staff, but they’ve found one candidate interested in sitting down with them. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the Eagles are interviewing USC offensive coordinator Graham Harrell for the same job on their staff. [more]

Phillip Daniels out as Eagles DL coach

The Eagles have made another change to their coaching staff. Phillip Daniels was the team’s defensive line coach in 2019, but he posted a tweet Friday thanking the Eagles organization “for four great years” and said he was proud of what the team’s defensive line achieved over that span. Multiple media members have confirmed that [more]

James Urban, Bobby Engram will remain on Ravens coaching staff

The Eagles’ search for new offensive coaches led them to request interviews with a couple of Ravens assistants, but neither coach is expected to leave Baltimore this offseason. There was word this week that the Eagles were interested in Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban for their offensive coordinator vacancy and head coach John Harbaugh confirmed [more]

Jon Runyan defends decision not to fine Jadeveon Clowney

Former Eagles offensive lineman Jon Runyan is not a popular man in Philadelphia right now, after he decided not to fine Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney for a hit that knocked Carson Wentz out of the playoffs with a concussion. But Runyan is standing by his decision. Runyan, who made the call on not fining [more]

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