Report: Eagles ‘considering some staff changes after the season’
The minds behind the Eagles’ offense and defense might be coaching for their jobs on Monday Night during the teams Super Wild Card Round game in Tampa Bay.
Considering the current state of the team and the potentially narrowing window for another Super Bowl run, according to veteran NFL reporter Josina Anderson, the team is already considering some staff changes after the season.
Anderson mentions changes could be coming on the defensive side of the ball, with senior assistant Matt Patricia replacing Sean Desai in Week 15 of the regular season and things haven't exactly gone well during that time.
What about on the offensive side of the ball?
The Eagles struggled with consistency throughout the season, on both sides of the ball, culminating in them landing in the Wild Card Round instead of having a home playoff game as the NFC East champion.
The offense ranked 7th in points scored, 8h in total yards, 12th in passing yards and 8th in rushing. Multiple factors contributed to the inconsistencies, including play calling and execution, but talent has rarely been questioned.
Offensive coordinator Brian Johnson often receives a brunt of the criticism for struggles on that side of the ball, with some also going to head coach Nick Sirianni.
On Thursday, Sirianni confirmed that Johnson has received interviews, which were reported to be with the Carolina Panthers and Tennessee Titans' head-coaching vacancy.
"You try to help him as much as you can prior to," Sirianni stated. "And, two things, I try to help him as much as I can being the same person every day and teaching him what I know day-to-day, or bringing him in and saying maybe you'll have to go through this just like people have done for me.
And same thing with Brian. You don't just prepare for an interview in a week. You've been doing that your entire year."
On Friday edition of The Sports Bash, John McMullen of Birds 365 joined me and said he didn't expect Johnson to get a head coaching job during this cycle, but also didn't think he would be fired after this game regardless of the outcome.
Either way, changes could be coming, regardless of the outcome on Monday.
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