If Pederson really called the entire second half of games, that shows he has more play-calling experience than previously thought. Chip Kelly is out. Lurie also said Andy Reid, the former Eagles head coach and current head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, helped in the coaching search. When Reid moved on to Kansas City, he made Pederson his offensive coordinator.
Kansas City Chief OC Doug Pederson has accepted an offer from the Philadelphia Eagles to become their next HC. The Chiefs are set to square off against the New England Patriots in an AFC divisional round playoff game, hence why the announcement can't yet be made.
Way back on December 14th, when Chip Kelly was still the Eagles' head coach, he asked if he anticipated Sam Bradford returning in 2016. Doug Pederson stood off to the side listening to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie tell a packed press conference how he whittled down his original list of coaching candidates from 25, then to 10, then to six and ultimately down to Pederson.
He said: "To beat Liverpool is always important, and today it was important because our competitors have lost points". Jurgen Klopp and Louis van Gaal had contrasting views on the performance of David de Gea in the aftermath of Manchester United's crucial 1-0 win at Liverpool on Sunday.
The San Francisco 49ers made a bold decision this week in hiring Chip Kelly to be the head coach for 2016 and beyond. He had a 46-7 record through four seasons at the collegiate level. "I like that he is back on the West coast and I like the 49ers, so it is a good day for me", Zach Lazar. Assistant head coach/defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro also figures to join Kelly, though that hasn't been officially confirmed.
Spieth was at 24-under 195, one shot shy of the 54-hole record at Kapalua that Ernie Els set in 2003 on his way to an eight-shot victory. During the last 18 holes Spieth went on to extend his lead as he produced a six-under-par 67 at the Kapalua Resort.