Doug Pederson Hire Should Return NFL Normalcy to Eagles After Nightmare 2015

January 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

To say that the 2015 season was a disappointment for the Philadelphia Eagles would be a massive understatement. After a pair of 10-win seasons, head coach Chip Kelly was given the keys to the car—complete personnel control.
Kelly then proceeded to take a buzzsaw to the roster before wrapping said car around the NFC East tree at 70 mph en route to being fired.
The Eagles decided on a successor for Kelly on Thursday, and while Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson may not be the most inspiring choice (or the Eagles' first one), the 47-year-old is two things: a face familiar to the organization, and a coach who should be able to restore some badly needed normalcy in the City of Brotherly Let's Boo Santa Claus.
Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News was among the first to break the news that the Eagles will hire Pederson as soon as his chores with the Chiefs are completed:
Per Bowen, the team confirmed the news—sort of:
While Pederson...

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