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Jon Gruden Wants to Be the Eagles’ Head Coach

Big news! I’ll allow the previously written article to say everything you need to know on this one below. Paul Domowitch just dropped this bombshell on

One other name has sort of surfaced in the Eagles’ coaching search: Jon Gruden.
Gruden is doing his biennial return-to-coaching tire-kicking. Whether he’s serious this time or just needs his ego massaged still is unclear.
But a league source told the Daily News that he has informed Lurie, through an intermediary, that he is interested in the Eagles’ head-coaching job.
The source said that while Lurie likes and respects Gruden, who was the Eagles’ offensive coordinator in 1997-98, he has reservations about the ESPN Monday Night Football analyst’s ability/willingness to play nice with Roseman, who has returned to a seat of personnel power now that Chip Kelly is gone.
Gruden has told people that working with Roseman wouldn’t be a problem. But Kelly said the same thing when he was hired in 2013, and look how that turned out.
For now, according to the source, Lurie is focused on his assistant-coaching candidates, with the idea that if he doesn’t happen to fall in love with any of them, he always can pick up the phone and call Chucky.

Wow. Stay tuned.


  1. Frank

    My vote is to talk Jimmy Johnson out of retirement (he has joked about it twice on air) now there’s a man who’d get us a Super Bowl that’s my opinion but if that don’t happen Gruden would be an excellent choice

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