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Lurie – Reid Has to Do Better Than 8-8 to Save His Job

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie made his annual state of the team address Thursday afternoon, prior to the team’s exhibition finale against the New York Jets, and said that another 8-8 season would not be enough to save 14-year head coach Andy Reid. “No, it would not,” Lurie said. Asked later about a spate of injuries […]

Reid Says Nick Foles the Backup QB “Right Now”

Eagles coach Andy Reid today confirmed that Nick Foles is his backup quarterback, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. “He’s in that position right now,” Reid said Tuesday. There are a few qualifiers to Reid’s statement. First, Mike Kafka, currently listed second on the depth chart behind Michael Vick, will not play in Thursday […]

Andy Reid Back with the Eagles Following the Passing of His Son

Eagles head coach Andy Reid returned to training camp today just one day after the funeral of his eldest son. Reid will be at the Eagles’ walkthrough at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, the Eagles announced. Reid will speak with the media afterward and is expected to coach in the Eagles’ preseason opener. Reid is […]

Andy Reid’s Son Garrett Found Dead in Room at Lehigh University

Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead Sunday morning in his room at training camp at Lehigh University. The Eagles held Sunday morning’s practice, but Andy Reid wasn’t present. Eagles general manager Howie Roseman told reporters that Reid asked the team to go forward with training camp. Edward Schupp, […]

Reid Not at Eagles Walkthrough Due to Personal Reasons

Andy Reid was not present for the start of the Eagles’ walkthrough Sunday morning, Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. The Eagles said Reid was dealing with a personal issue and that they would issue an update following practice. Eagles general manager Howie Roseman is expected to address reporters. The Eagles coach is a […]

Andy Reid Gives Donovan McNabb a Helping Hand in the Free Agent Market

There really is no gray-area when it comes to Donovan McNabb and Andy Reid’s relationship — pure admiration. Perhaps more than admiration, as the two had the perfect marriage for a decade, and the two came ever so close to winning that elusive Super Bowl. Sending D-Mac to the Washington Redskins was an obvious dagger […]

Andy Reid Places No. 15 in Coaching Power Rankings

This might spark a reaction. According to National Football Post columnist Joe Fortenbaugh, Andy Reid is the 15th best coach in the NFL. In an article in which he power ranked every NFL coach, Reid stumbled down the list and is ranked below coaches such as John Fox (Denver Broncos), Jim and John Harbaugh (49ers and […]

Did Andy Reid Really Threaten to Quit on the Philadelphia Eagles?

I know, I know — enough with the jokes about how Andy Reid would be doing the Eagles a favor. But really, this has been a hot topic floating around that Reid was reportedly threatening to quit before the season if he was not given more control over the team and personnel. The rumor was […]