New Coach, Same Problems: Doug Pederson’s Eagles Are Already Clouded in Drama

May 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2015 campaign was a drama-filled mess for the Philadelphia Eagles. Chip Kelly remolded the team in his image, traded away key contributors who dared challenge his authority and promptly steered the franchise into a ditch.
Last year's 7-9 season (6-9 with Kelly) led the Eagles to in turn ditch Kelly, replacing the bombastic head coach with the more reserved and no-nonsense Doug Pederson.
Pederson was supposed to bring a return to normalcy, to bring back the days when the Eagles made headlines for their actions on the field and not the sideshow off it. Instead, as teams across the NFL gear up for OTAs and minicamps, Pederson finds himself in damage-control mode, putting out fires instead of implementing his own philosophies.
And while the head coach himself may not be to blame this time, there's no denying that once again much of the damage the Eagles have endured has been self-inflicted. As Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com reported, Pederson spent the Eagles' fir...

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