Eagles To Interview Mike McCoy In Denver

January 6, 2013 4:00 PM

Eagles To Interview Mike McCoy In Denver
" PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Eagles took their coaching search to Denver to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Sunday after a lengthy meeting with Oregon coach Chip Kelly a night earlier in Arizona.

The Eagles only confirmed their meeting with Kelly after it ended. A person familiar with the situation said Kelly was nearing a deal with the Cleveland Browns on Friday before he went ahead with his scheduled meeting with the Eagles on Saturday afternoon. Kelly’s interview with the Eagles lasted several hours, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the information was not authorized for release.

Kelly also met with Buffalo after his first meeting with Cleveland. It appears his choice is down to the Eagles or returning to Oregon. Kelly nearly accepted a job with Tampa Bay last year before staying put.

The pursuit of Kelly has a soap-opera element because Browns CEO Joe Banner spent the previous 19 seasons in Philadelphia, serving the last 12 as president. Banner and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie are longtime friends since childhood. But Banner was forced out of the organization in a power struggle with general manager Howie Roseman and former coach Andy Reid "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Wednesday, December 31, 1969 by The Star-Ledger

Eagles to interview Bruce Arians, Gus Bradley

The Eagles have been given permission to interview two more candidates in their search for a new head coach. Indianapolis Colts offensive

Read more

Wednesday, December 31, 1969 by NBCSports

Syracuse's Marrone to interview with Chargers, Eagles

While most of the focus of the college football world as it relates to NFL head-coaching searches has been on Chip Kelly, there's another coach

Read more

Wednesday, December 31, 1969 by Philadelphia Daily News (blog)

Eagles Interview Kelly, After All

Friday night, the Cleveland Browns had all but signed Chip Kelly as their new coach. Today, Kelly seems to be interviewing with the Bills and

Read more

Friday, January 04, 2013 by Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Eagles to interview Mike McCoy Sunday in Denver

Eagles to interview Mike McCoy Sunday in Denver Mike Nolan and Keith Armstrong, the Eagles are headed West for more meetings.

Read more