Eagles: Send Dick Jauron to Browns, Demote Sean McDermott, Hire Mike Singletary

January 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns have officially asked the Eagles for permission to speak to Dick Jauron about becoming their defensive coordinator.
Jauron, the former head coach for the Chicago Bears and Buffalo Bills, is the Eagles defensive backs coach.
Under his tutelage, Asante Samuel earned a Pro Bowl selection, Quintin Mikell turned in a solid season and Nate Allen emerged as a future playmaker at free safety. But the combination of Ellis Hobbs, Dimitri Patterson and Joselio Hanson struggled at right cornerback this season.
Struggled is actually a polite term, as in many experts’ opinions, the right cornerback position was the weakest on the team.
I would be perfectly fine with letting Jauron walk. And I have a perfect replacement.
It’s current defensive coordinator Sean McDermott.
McDermott’s defense struggled in 2009, but many thought that the poor play was a result of the loss of All-Pro middle linebacker Stewart Bradley to a knee injury.
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