Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was fired Tuesday night, just before the end of a disappointing season that had Super Bowl expectations.
The 6-9 Eagles will have their final game of the season coached by former Browns coach Pat Shurmer. The Eagles kept Chip Kelly's firing quiet. Owner Jeff Lurie was able to break it to season ticket holders with an email at 7:12pm Tuesday night. Lurie says that the team will begin the coaching search asap. He, team president Don Smolenski and top executive Howie Roseman will lead the coaching search.Former Bills General Manager Tom Donohoe takes over as the Eagles' Senior director of player personnel after the Chip Kelly firing. Kelly was 26-21 over 3 seasons with a playoff appearance and 2 top-5 offenses.
Some NFL destinations for Chip Kelly could be Miami, San Francisco, Tennessee and Indianapolis if Chuck Pagano is let go. Todd Haley, Sean McDermott and Josh McDaniels are possible candidates for Eagles head coaching job. Interesting words from Chip Kelly: