The first shocker of the Eagles offseason took place on Tuesday, and it’s not even the true offseason yet.
Three days after losing to the Washington Redskins at home to end their hopes of the postseason, the club has announced they have fired coach Chip Kelly.
Chip Kelly out in Philadelphia. Eagles announce they've released the head coach after three seasons.
— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) December 30, 2015
In a statement, team Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said, “We appreciate all the contributions that Chip Kelly made and wish him every success going forward.”
Coach Pat Shurmur will be interim head coach for Sunday’s game against the Giants. VP of player personnel Ed Marynowitz was also released.