The NFL Combine is in just a few days and the Philadelphia Eagles do not have all of their coaching positions filled yet.
While in years past that may have led to a cause for concern, that isn’t the case with the Eagles in the 2023 offseason. After having three prominent coaches (two play-callers) leave for promotions elsewhere across the NFL, the team has plenty of time and resources to not just fill those positions, but upgrade at each.
Indianapolis’ combine is a great spot for general managers and scouting departments to get good word on potential prospects with the NFL Draft in April.
That isn’t the case for coaching staffs. In fact, the only one who really needs to be there is Nick Sirianni as the head coach. Other teams like the Jets won’t even be bringing their entire staff to Indy and they had arguably the best draft in recent memory in 2022.
With Nick Sirianni not calling plays as a head coach, getting the offensive and defensive coordinator roles right is the most important thing for the Eagles at this point in the offseason outside of the many contract extensions that are coming their way.
Patience is key for the Eagles
With names like Brian Johnson, Sean Desai, and Dennard Wilson considered finalists for each of the two main jobs, the Eagles are clearly not just being patient with their coaching search, but they are doing so in a way that prevents leaks and allows them to build relationships in the best way.
A big reason why teams continue to poach the Eagles for coaching and front-office talent is that they do their due diligence in hiring the right people for each job.
The lack of hirings from the Eagles this coaching cycle isn’t something to be concerned about – in fact, it just shows they are doing the right thing for everyone in the organization.
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