Running Post: Eagles head coach search


The Philadelphia Eagles have begun their search for a new head coach, after the team announced the firing of Doug Pederson on Monday, January 11th.

We will track all of the rumors and reports on the Eagles' search for a new head coach, in chronically order (most recent at the top) right here.

Monday, Jan. 18th...

Josh McDaniels -- New England Patriots Offensive Coordinator
McDaniels spent all day Sunday interviewing with the Eagles in Florida

Brian Daboll -- Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator
Daboll was believed to be getting the Los Angeles Chargers job, but could reportedly decide to wait until next offseason to pursue a head coaching job. The Eagles have interest, but it isn't clear if the two sides will meet for an interview.

Brandon Staley -- Los Angeles Rams Defensive Coordinator
The Eagles were interested in Staley, but he was hired on Sunday by the Los Angeles Chargers.

Thursday, Jan. 14th...

Brian Daboll -- Buffalo Bills Offensive Coordinator
The Eagles reportedly have interest in the Bills' offensive coordinator, per NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Kellen Moore - Cowboys Offensive Coordinator

The Eagles have reportedly requested an interview with Moore.

Wednesday, Jan. 13th...

Joe Brady - Panthers Offensive Coordinator

Ian Rapoport reports the Eagles have already interviewed Brady.

Duce Staley - Eagles assistant coach

94WIP's Howard Eskin reports Staley has officially been asked to interview.

Ryan Day - Ohio State Head Coach

The Eagles are reportedly interested.

Luke Fickell - Cincinnati Head Coach

Fickell reportedly "tied" to the Eagles

Jerod Mayo - Patriots LB Coach

Ian Rapoport reports Mayo will be interviewing for the Eagles' head coaching vacancy.

Tuesday, Jan. 12th...

Todd Bowles - Buccaneers Defensive Coordinator

Sal Palentino reports that the Eagles requested permission to interview the Buccaneer's DC.

Arthur Smith - Titans Offensive Coordinator (UPDATE: Hired by Atlanta Falcons)

The Eagles requested to interview the Titan's OC according to ESPN​. Here is more about Smith and the Titan's offense.

Robert Saleh - 49ers Defensive Coordinator (UPDATE: Hired by New York Jets)

ESPN reports the Eagles have requested an interview with Saleh. More here.

Lincoln Riley - Oklahoma University Head Coach

Per SI reporter Ed Kracz, the Eagles have reached out to Riley about being the team's next head coach.

Duce Staley - Eagles Associate Head Coach

Jeffery Lurie, in his press conference, identified Staley as a head coach candidate. This was a popular choice among players, including ex-Eagle Malcolm Jenkins.

Monday, Jan. 11th...

Mike Kafka - Chiefs QB coach

Kafka's name was floated shortly after Doug Pederson was fired in a report from NFL Network​.