Report: Eagles not expected to hire OC to replace Frank Reich

Fresh off their first Super Bowl title in franchise history the Philadelphia Eagles have lost two important assistant coaches from last year’s staff.It started when quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo took the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive coordinator job following the departure of Pat Shurmur from Minnesota to become the Giants’ new head coach. Then, offensive coordinator Frank Reich was hired to be the Indianapolis Colts’ new head coach.At that point, it seemed to be logical that the Eagles might look for a couple assistant coaches from outside the organization to replace those two valuable commodities. That now doesn’t seem to be the case. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Eagles are not expected to hire an offensive coordinator to replace Reich. Instead, fellow assistants Duce Staley and Mike Groh will take on larger roles. This also means head coach Doug Pederson will remain the team’s chief play-caller. Not that this idea didn’t work wonders last season, with Philadelphia scoring the third-most po

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