Report: Eagles Hire Bill Musgrave as QB Coach
The Philadelphia Eagles have filled their QB coach vacancy quickly.
According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, the Eagles have hired former Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave as their quarterbacks coach.
Musgrave will replace Bill Lazor who left to be the offensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins.
Musgrave spent the last three seasons in Minnesota, he has had previous stops with the Falcons, Redskins, Jaguars, Panthers and Raiders. Musgrave has been credited in developing star QB Matt Ryan in Atlanta.
Musgrave was a QB in the NFL for Dallas, San Francisco and Denver, winning a Super Bowl with the 49ers in 1995.
Is there a connection with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and/or the University of Oregon?
Why, yes there is.
Musgrave was a four year starter in Eugene in the late 1980's.
Musgrave was drafted 106th overall by the Dallas Cowboys in 1991.
Kelly has lost two assistants this off season in Lazor and assistant defensive line coach Erik Chinander who has returned to Oregon to coach the linebackers under Mark Helfrich.