Philadelphia Eagles: Updating Andy Reid’s Search for a Defensive Coordinator

January 19, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Jim Washburn in place as the defensive line coach, the only vacancy left on the Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff is defensive coordinator.

The Eagles' current secondary coach, Dick Jauron, interviewed with the Cleveland Browns and looks likely to land there with new head coach Pat Shurmur. The other big name mentioned in connection with the job, Jim Mora Jr, was expected to land with the Denver Broncos but recently left Denver without signing a contract.

That had some in Philly thinking he was on his way to becoming Sean McDermott's successor, but now it's looking like the younger Mora won't be heading anywhere except back to the NFL Network set.

"Just got a call from Jim Mora Jr," FOX's Jay Glazer tweeted, "who said he's decided to take his name out of Denver & Philly jobs, didn't think they're right fit right now. [Mora] still wants to coach but wanted to take another year off before returning."

So we can scratch Mora off the list. J...

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