Titans request to interview Eagles OC Brian Johnson for vacant HC role

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 29: Philadelphia Eagles coach Brian Johnson looks on during the NFC Championship Game between the San Fransisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles on January 29, 2023 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire)

One day after Brian Johnson’s presence was requested by the Carolina Panthers, the Tennessee Titans have now joined the mix, according to Jordan Schultz.

Titans hone in on Brian Johnson

It’s interesting to see some buzz circulating around an offensive coordinator that has often been criticized this season. Here’s what I wrote yesterday on Brian Johnson and why NFL teams might be willing to overlook flaws:

Brian Johnson helped spearhead the development of Jalen Hurts from underdog to a $255m man in the space of one season as his QB coach, and has spent a year working with some of the best players in the NFL. Given that the Panthers are really struggling to get the most out of their own starlet quarterback and are dwelling in the doldrums of the NFC South, it’s logical for them to target a QB-minded coach.

The Eagles do still somehow rank 8th in the NFL in yards per game. They’re in the playoffs. A.J Brown went on a historic midseason tear, and D’Andre Swift ripped through the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in his career.

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) and teammates run the “Tush Push” play on a fourth-down play against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Should an opposing team sign the Eagles’ offensive coordinator?

Brian Johnson has also been constantly criticized for a vanilla scheme, a lack of adaptation during games, and confusing play calls that only seem to hinder the offense. He is a young coach, so teething problems were always to be expected, but after a season of the same issues, many Eagles fans have grown tired of how boring and uncoordinated the offense has become.

Should an opposing team hire Brian Johnson? Absolutely. Do it now.

Sorry, I mean..nooooo no don’t do that he’s amazing and I wish he was Philly’s offensive coordinator for another decade!

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