Philadelphia Eagles Fire Doug Pederson

On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles fire Doug Pederson. Eagles announced that they have fired head coach Doug Pederson, bring an end to the tenure of the man that led the team to its first Super Bowl win.

Due to his past success with the team Pederson was expected to keep his job despite a 4-11-1 finish. However, there were multiple reports over the past week that recent meetings between Pederson and owner Jeffrey Lurie left Lurie unconvinced that Pederson had a sound vision for how to address the issues the team faces. Familiar?

“I have spent the last few weeks evaluating everything. From this past year and looking ahead. We are all very disappointed with the way our season went and eager to turn things around. Not just for next season but also for the future of the franchise. Coach Pederson and I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss what that collective vision would look like moving forward. After taking some time to reflect on these conversations, I believe it is in both of our best interests to part ways,” Lurie said in a statement.

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Philadelphia Eagles Fire Doug Pederson

“I have known Doug and his family for more than 20 years and they will always be family to me. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him and everything we have accomplished together over the last five seasons. Everyone in the organization understands the type of man and coach that he is, and how much he means to all of us as well as the City of Philadelphia.

We all look forward to the day he will be inducted into the Eagles Hall of Fame as a Super Bowl-winning head coach. We are confident he will have success with his next team.

“But as the leader of this organization, it is imperative for me to do what I believe is best for everyone as we look ahead to the future and move into our next chapter. I know that we have work to do to get back to where we want to be, but I also believe that we have an exceptionally strong group of people in this organization who can help set us up for future success.”

Pederson compiled a record of 46-39-1 over five seasons with the Eagles, including four playoff wins. Where will Doug Pederson land?

January 13, 2021 by : Posted in news No Comments

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